Global Health Week is a university-wide event that brings together Washington University and the St. Louis community to engage around global health topics.

Upcoming Global Health Week

November 1-5, 2021

Monday, November 1

  • Andean Civilization Contributions to Food Sovereignty, Sustainable Diets and Climate Change Resilience

Tuesday, November 2

  • One Ring to Rule Them All — Discovering Novel Cell Biology in Malaria Parasite

Wednesday, November 3

  • Liveable Cities for All: Are we there yet?
  • Presentation from Roopa Dhatt, MD, MPA- Title TBA

Thursday, November 4

  • Global Cardiovascular Health in the Peri-Pandemic Era
  • Something is in the Air: The confluence of climate change, environmental racism and COVID-19

Friday, November 5

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Driven Challenges in Addressing Global Burden of Disease: A Pediatric Perspective
Global Health Week audience at the Reverse Case Competition hear panelists’ solutions for climate change displacement in Bangladesh.
Past Global Health Weeks

6th Global Health Week
November 2-6, 2020

5th Annual Global Health Week

November 18-22, 2019

4th Annual Global Week

February 25-29, 2019

3rd Annual Global Health Week

February 26- March 1, 2018

2nd Annual Global Health Week

February 20-25, 2017

1st Annual Global Health Week

September 20-25, 2016

Read blog posts about past Global Health Weeks.