Actions and Detail Panel
Exploring commonalities in Global Health Research: 2
Thu 16 June 2016, 08:45 – 17:30 BST
Hilton Hotel Southampton | 16 June 2016 | 09.00 - 17.00
[Full venue details below]
Seizing opportunities for research collaboration and capacity-building: Bringing together expertise from Brazil, China, Africa, Canada & the Middle East
08.45 - 09.10: Registration. Tea and coffee
09.10 – 09.30: Welcome and Introduction: Professor Marie-Louise Newell, Director, Global Health Research Institute [Coffee/tea will be available throughout the morning]
Nutrition and development
09.30- 09.55 Professor Nahla Houalla, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University of Beirut: ‘Public Health Nutrition Research in the Middle East and in particular, Lebanon.’
09.55 – 10.20 Dr Rihlat Said Mohamed, Research Fellow, Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa: 'A holistic approach to nutrition'.
Respondent Professor Mark Hanson
10.30 – 10.55 Professor Antonio Luiz Ribeiro, Head of Research and Innovation, Hospital das Clínicas, UFMG, Brazil: 'Current challenges to healthcare in Brazil.'
Respondent: Professor Robert Read
11.05 – 11.30 Professor Osman Sankoh, Executive Director, INDEPTH Network 'The role of health and demographic surveillance systems in global health research.'
11.30 – 11.55 Professor Allen Wu, Director, Centre for Public Health Research, Nanjing University: ‘HIV-1 and STDs in a rapidly transforming China: Challenges to disease prevention’
Respondent: Professor Nyovani Madise
Right to Health/Governance/Ethics
12.10 – 12.35 Professor Lisa Forman, Assistant Professor, Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division, Office of Global Public Health Education & Training, Toronto: The right to health, and global health policy.’
Respondent: Professor John Coggon
12.45 – general discussion and divide into working groups:
Nutrition and development: Group leader Dr Sarah Kehoe/Dr Danielle Lambrick
Infections: Group leader Dr Myron Christodoulides
Population: Group leader Dr Fifi Amoako-Johnson
Right to health/Governance/Ethics: Group leader Dr Claire Lougarre
NB Mark Hanson and Marie-Louise Newell to be floating facilitators across all four groups
14.00 Groups discuss their input into a PhD fellowship application for submission as a Southampton based PhD programme of work: Identify Gaps in knowledge in the subject area; identify Southampton strengths and opportunities for filling those gaps, Identify specific PhD opportunities. This then will generate a draft proposal for contributing towards a DTC Global Health at Southampton: report back to plenary. Tea and coffee will be available during the afternoon.
16.00 Group leaders report back
17.00 Closing remarks followed by reception with wine, fruit juices and canapès to allow further networking.
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