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Inequality and the Health of Nations

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Saint Mary Le Bow Church

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What are the current global health challenges?/ What social, economic and environmental conditions need to be in place for everyone to have equal access to good health?/ In what ways does healthcare economics and inequality affect the developing world?

Join us as our excellent line up of speakers address these vital questions and more.

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Prof Sarah Hawkes, Institute for Global Health, University College London

Sarah Hawkes is a medical doctor with a degree in sociology and a PhD in epidemiology. She is Professor of Global Public Health at University College London where she leads a research theme analysing the use of evidence in policy processes, particularly in relation to gender and health, and sexual health. She is also Director of the newly established UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health. Sarah has lived and worked for much of the past 20 years in Asia, where she has gathered evidence, built capacity and helped develop policy for programmes focusing on gender, sexual health and rights. She works closely with national governments, civil society organisations, research partners, WHO and UNFPA in Asia and the Middle East. She is also part of the Equippps network, made up of academics, policy makers, development practitioners and other stakeholders researching the role of Public Private Partnerships in development. From 2012-1014, Sarah was Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow in International Public Engagement, and focused on the use of public engagement in policy processes.

Louise Meincke, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, World Cancer Research Fund International

Louise is a public affairs specialist and human rights advocate with over ten years of experience working on global public policy. Prior to joining World Cancer Research Fund International she worked at the Consortium for Street Children, driving forward high-impact advocacy strategies through strategic partnerships with the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. She has also worked at Amnesty International, the Houses of Parliament and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Louise holds a Masters degree in human rights from Sussex University and is an elected Fellow of the RSA.

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