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The Center for Global Health co-sponsors monthly and annual events and outreach opportunities on and off campus throughout the year. Here are global health events that are happening in your community and around the world.
August 17-19, 2017

The Radical Humanitarian: Pharmacists and Nurses Global Health Training Program

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

This 3-day workshop is jointly provided by the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and College of Nursing in partnership with the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine and emBOLDen Alliances (eA), a global nonprofit with 65+ years of hands-on experience with vulnerable and crisis-affected communities. The goal is to deliver a training program specific to the role of pharmacists and nurses in Humanitarian Assistance.

Click here to see the schedule, fees, and to submit your registration!



August 29 & 30, 2017 | 9 am - 4 pm

Global Health 2.0: Tools for Effective Engagement and Fieldwork

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Global Health 2.0 is for clinical providers who want to positively impact the global community through responsible medical volunteer work. The course is designed to teach participants how to effectively engage with international partners to improve the quality of acute care around the world.

Click here to learn more and register!



September 8, 2017 | 12:30-1:30 pm

6th Annual Jules Amer Lectureship

"Population Health and Children: Value-Based Care and Caring"

2nd Floor Conference and Education Center | Children's Hospital Colorado | 13123 E 16th Ave., Aurora, CO

This lecture will be delivered by Edwin Asturias, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at the Univeristy of Colorado School of Medicine, and Colorado School of Public Health. For 20 years, Dr. Asturias has advocated for equitable health strategies in Latin America and beyond.

No registration necessary.



September 9, 2017 | 5:30-9:00 pm

International Asthma Services (IAS) Silver Jubilee Celebration

Broomfield Auditorium | 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, CO, 80020

IAS is celebrating 25 years of improving the care of asthma patients around the globe through patient and provider education, and technology transfer. This 501(c)3 organization is active in India, Kenya, Myanmar, Fiji, Philippines, and other countries as well. Join the IAS, Colorado Fine Arts Association, and African Heritage Celebration for an evening of multicultural music, talents, and cuisines.

No registration necessary. $10 donation suggested.



September 11, 2017 | 7:00-8:30 pm

Galvanize Boulder | 1023 Walnut Street, Atrium | Boulder, CO, 80302

September 14, 2017 | 7:00-8:30 pm

Posner Center | 1031 33rd Street | Denver, CO, 80205

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Recruitment Information Session

Medical and non-medical professionals are invited to join us for an evening presentation to learn more about how you can join Doctors Without Borders’ pool of dedicated aid workers. An aid worker and Field Human Resources Officer will discuss requirements and the application process, and you'll meet experienced Doctors Without Borders aid workers from the area and hear their firsthand stories of "life in the field."

Register for Boulder event.

Register for Denver event.


October 7, 2017 | 8:00 am -3:30 pm

WASH Symposium: Building WASH Sustainability and Capacity

Denver Wastewater Management, 2000 W. 3rd Avenue

The Symposium is a day long event featuring WASH experts. The morning session will include top industry experts Dr. James Jackson, founder of Project C.U.R.E and award winning author, and Tim Prewett, CEO of iDE. The afternoon session has two tracts - you will be asked to choose one when you register. Session 1: Training Challenges (Braimah Apambire), Institution Building (Stephanie Cox), Participatory Mapping (Emily Van Houweling). Session 2: Social Entrepreneurship (Karen Loeb), Champion/Passionaries (Rich Thorsten), Monitoring, Evaluation & Action Planning (Peter Van Arsdale).

Registration includes breakfast and lunch. Click here to register today!

Attendees $50 (early bird: $40 through September 7)

Students $25



October 23, 2017 | 3 pm - 5 pm

Operation Giving Back (OGB)

San Diego, CA

This volunteerism initiative of the American College of Surgeons is organizing a Global Surgery Program Leaders Meeting during the Clinical Congress 2017. The goal of the meeting is to create a platform for future collaborations between individual programs and discuss the possibility of developing an organizational structure and collaboration with OGB.

Questions? Contact Girma Tefera at

Ready to RSVP? Email



March 16-18, 2018

9th Annual CUGH Conference

Health Disparities: a Time for Action

New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY

Join more than 1,700 global health faculty, students, implementers and leaders from over 50 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academics, NGOs, government and the private sector can address the global health challenges before us.

Click here to register!

Abstract submission deadline: September 28, 2017

Panel proposal submission deadline: September 1, 2017

Satellite session proposal deadline: November 30, 2017

Poster and abstract reviewer deadline: August 15, 2017



April 20-21, 2018

10th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses

University of California at Berkeley

This conference will address (1) scientific evidence, (2) assessing impacts in divergent ecosystems, (3) human impacts and impacts on humans, and (4) technical, political, and social responses. The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building.

Learn more about this event

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