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9th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference


Organized by
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

MARCH 16 – 18
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

REGISTRATION
(EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS JANUARY 31, 2018)

SATELLITE SESSIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 15

WORKSHOP – PRIORITY PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH NEEDS FOR ENHANCING GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY

 

The conference’s theme is Global Health Disparities: A Time for Action. See the conference website for information about how to submit abstracts or proposals for breakout sessions. The conference will attract over 1700 people from over 50 countries around the world. This will be an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and learn about what we can all do to address some of the compelling challenges of our time.

 

Featured Speakers Include:

1) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO (invited)

2) Mary Bassett, Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, USA

3) Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation, USA

4) Wim  de Villiers, Vice Chancellor, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

5) Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University  of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

6) Patty Garica, Fmr Minister of Health, Peru

7) Laurie Garrett, Journalist, Pulitzer Awardee, USA

8) Luis-Miguel Guitierrez, Director General , Instituto Nacional de Geriatria, Mexico

9) Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet, UK

10) Natalia Kanem, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund, USA

11) Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist, National Resources Defense Council, USA

12) Stephen Lewis, Co-Director, AIDS-Free World, Canada

13) Willy Mutunga, Fmr Supreme Court Justice, Kenya

14) Bernard Olayo, Founder, Center for Public Health and Development, Kenya

15) Agnes Soucat, Director, Health Systems Governance and Finance, WHO