This webinar, by two internationally recognized climate change experts: Prof. Madeleine Thomson, Senior Research Scientist, Intl. Research Institute, Columbia Univ. and Dr. Jon Patz, Director of the Global Heath Institute, Univ. Wisconsin, outlined the proposed cuts to US agencies involved in climate change that are in front of Congress and the impact they will have on the US and internationally. Ways individuals and communities can address climate change and what can be done to stop these cuts were also discussed.
On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, held a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the NIH. Click here to read Dr. Collins' testimony.
The Global Health Program Advisory Service (GHPAS) is designed to connect people who, because of their substantial programmatic experience in global health, could provide requested guidance that will help an institution create, grow, and strengthen their global health programs.
The GHPAS provides mentorship to a CUGH member global health program (mentee). Preference is given to programs that are in their early or middle stages of development.
On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Vice President of CSIS, Steve Morrison, and Senior Director of Policy and Research at ASPPH, Tony Mazzaschi, discussed what you can do to fight President Trump's proposed budget cuts to U.S. global health programs. CUGH Executive Director, Keith Martin, moderated the discussion.
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The School of Global Health - University of Copenhagen (UC) coordinates and improves health research and training at the University. In collaboration with local and global partners, it promotes health and development by research and evidence based interventions to address major health problems affecting low and middle income countries. The school provides the framework for collaborative, interdisciplinary, cross-faculty research and educational activities locally, with a constantly updated global perspective.
Gairdner invites the scientific community to nominate qualified scientists from any branch of global health. This Award recognizes the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. Over the past decade the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award has grown significantly to become one of the world’s most prestigious recognitions of excellence in global health research.
Nominees should be individuals who have made major scientific advances with a significant impact on health outcomes in the developing world. The award is science-focused, and is not intended for those with primarily leadership and administrative accomplishments.
Nominations for the 2018 awards are due by October 1, 2017.
Further information and how to nominate