“What next for Global Public Health research?” International Conference

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Brunel University London

Newton Room, Hamilton Suite

Kingston Lane

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UB8 3PH

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The Health Economics and Ageing Studies Research Themes along with the Research Support and Development Office (RSDO) at Brunel University London are jointly organising an international conference on the Futures of Global Public Health research. The conference will bring together a panel of international and UK public experts with excellent track records in Global Public Health research and practice. This occasion will also mark the launch of Global Public Health Academy at Brunel. The conference will include keynote addresses, panel discussions and facilitated group discussions.

Programme

09.30
Registration and coffee

10.00
Introduction
Dr Nana Anokye, Director of Division of Health Sciences, Brunel University London

Welcome
Professor Geoff Rodgers, Vice Provost (Research), Brunel University London

10.10
Background Setting on Futures of Global Public Health Research: Brunel’s Vision on Global Public Health
Professor Christina Victor, Lead, Ageing Studies Theme and Vice Dean Research

10.30
Global Health Research Priorities for Health System Strengthening in Developing and Middle income countries

Professor John Reeder, Director of the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) and newly established Department of Research for Health, WHO

10.50
UK Government’s Approach to Global Public Health Research, including health systems strengthening
Dr Chris Lewis, Head of Health Profession, Department for International Development, UK Government

11.10
Coffee break

11.30
NIHR’s Global Public Health Research Agenda - Successful Approaches and Lessons Learned
Dr Sarah Puddicombe, Head of Global Health Research Programme, NIHR

11.50
Panel Discussion on Emerging Themes and Issues in Global Public Health Research
Chaired by Professor Subhash Pokhrel, Leader, Health Economics Theme and
Head of Department (Clinical Sciences), Brunel University London

12.20
Group Discussion on Priority Themes, Approach and Delivery Models for Sustainable Global Public Health Research
Facilitated by Dr Michael Joseph, Business Development Manager - Health & Medical Technology,
Research Support & Development Office, Brunel University London

13.00
Inauguration of Global Public Health Academy, Vote of Thanks
Professor Paul Hellewell, Vice Provost and Dean, College of Health and Life Sciences

Followed by networking lunch

Please register your place via this page - of course, extend an invitation to colleagaues who will be interested in attending. Everyone is very welcome. But please be aware, limited seats are available to ensure there is suitable space for the workshops.

Free parking is available on campus.
It is important to provide your car's number plate when registering so we know you will be parked on campus. Those who do not provide their registration number, there is a Pay & Display bays available on the day too.

We look forward to welcoming you to Brunel for this timely conference.

With best wishes,

Conference Organising Committee

Professor Christina Victor Lead, Healthy Ageing Theme and Vice Dean Research

Dr Nana Anokye Director, Division of Health Sciences

Professor Subhash Pokhrel Leader, Health Economics Theme & Head of Department (Clinical Sciences)

Dr Michael Joseph
Business Development Manager - Health & Medical Technology, RSDO

Brunel University London
Newton Room, Hamilton Suite
Kingston Lane
UB8 3PH






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