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Global Public Health: Annual Showcase PublicHealth@Cambridge

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Fitzwilliam College

72 Storey's Way

Cambridge

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This year’s showcase will be in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research, Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre, Cambridge Global Health Partnerships, the Global Challenges Initiative and Cambridge Africa.

It will be held in Fitzwilliam College

Agenda:

9.00 Registration, poster viewings and coffee
9.30 Welcome by Professor Carol Brayne, Cambridge Institute of Public Health

9.30 Session 1 “Africa”:

· Dr Caroline Trotter - Department of Veterinary Medicine “Controlling epidemic meningitis in Africa”

· Dr Alice Reid- Department of Geography “Pictures of Ageing in Uganda: a multi-disciplinary research project”

· Dr Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi- Cambridge Institute of Public Health and Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda “Testing and utilising new technologies in LMICs; opportunities and challenges from Uganda”

· Dr Laurie Denyer-Willis- Centre of Governance and Human Rights “Epidemics, Digital Media and Health Communications in Africa: An Evaluation of Africa’s Voices’ Methodologies and Research Innovations during Cape Verde’s Zika Crisis”

11.10 Coffee

11.45 Session 2 “Asia”: Talks chaired by Dr David Good, Co-chair of the Global Challenges SRI, Department of Psychology
· Professor P John Clarkson FREng, Director, Cambridge Engineering Design Centre “A systems approach to global healthcare redesign”

· Rajiv Chowdhury, Department of Public Health and Primary Care “Cambridge Global Health partnership with less-developed countries: examples from South(East) Asia”

· Dr Shailaja Fennell Department of Development Studies "Health and Nutrition in Developing Countries"

12.45 Lunch and poster session

13.45 Round table exercise- facilitated by Dr Tennie Videler

15.00 Tea

15.30 Session "Latin America" and Lightning Talks: Talks chaired by Professor James Wood, Department of Veterinary medicine

· Dr Nigel Unwin, MRC Epidemiology Unit and Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network “Co-creating a Research Programme for Global Public Health”

· Dr María Moreno - Department of Sociology “Antiracist struggles, environmental suffering, and slow death. Perspectives from ancestral black territories in Ecuador”

Lightning talks- TBC

17.00 David Dunne –Department of Pathology “Cambridge Africa and Capacity Building”

17.20 Close


17.30 Wine reception

Present your work at the showcase:

There is still the opportunity to present a poster (which can be on any public health-related topic), please send a title and list of authors to Tennie Videler at hv219@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Open to members of Cambridge University and Cambridge Institute of Public Health only. If you are not and would like to attend, please contact Tennie Videler at hv219@cam.ac.uk

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CB3 0DX

United Kingdom

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