Global Health Week is Nov. 2-6

October 20, 2020

Virtual Global Health Week Brings Experts, Global Health News and Updates on Vaccines and Technologies

You won’t want to miss Washington University’s 6th Annual Global Health Week, November 2-6, 2020. The university-wide event is organized by the Global Health Center, its Global Health Student Advisory Committee (GHSAC) and Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter in partnership with all seven schools — Arts & Sciences, Brown School, McKelvey School of Engineering, Olin Business School, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, the School of Law and the School of Medicine — and convenes Washington University and the St. Louis community to engage about global health topics.

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Students, faculty, and staff from Washington University along with members of the St. Louis community and beyond can join the virtual program of diverse events in a span of five days. Every event is a chance to engage in discussions with global health experts and help create meaningful impact to shape the continually evolving field of global health.

Participants can join one or all of the following virtual events by clicking on the event titles below. Registration for each event is suggested:

Using Law to Enhance Innovation and Global Access to Medicines, Vaccines, and Health Technologies
Judit Rius Sanjuan, JD | United Nations Development Programme
Monday, November 2 | 1-2 p.m.

Gender Responsive Health Security: COVID 50/50
Roopa Dhatt, MD, MPA | Women in Global Health
Monday, November 2 | 4-5 p.m.

Update on Clinical Research on COVID-19
Rachel Presti, MD, PhD and Jane O’Halloran, MB BCh BAO, MRCPIMD | Washington University School of Medicine
Tuesday, November 3 | 12-1 p.m.

Air Pollution, Race and COVID in the United States: Data Science Challenges and Opportunities
Francesca Dominici, PhD | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Wednesday, November 4 | 2-3 p.m.

Building a St. Louis Healthcare Powerhouse: Becoming a Magnet for Global Health Innovation Leaders
Vijay Chauhan, MCS | GlobalSTL
Wednesday, November 4 | 5-6 p.m.

Grand Challenges in Global Health: From 2020 to 2030 and Beyond
George Mensah, MD, FACC, FAHA | Center for Translation Research & Implementation Science, NHLBI, NIH
Thursday, November 5 | 8-9 a.m.

Elimination of Cholera in Africa
David Sack, MD | Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Friday, November 6 | 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Building New Partnerships: Finding Common Ground for Successful Climate Action
Daniel R. Wildcat, PhD | Haskell Indian Nations University
Friday, November 6 | 10-10:40 a.m.

Let’s Talk Diverse Global Health Careers!
Organized by the Global Health Student Advisory Committee
Friday, November 6 | 4-5:30 p.m.