Global News and Events
Keep up to date with the latest global health events, news, and student blogs at the Gillings School, North Carolina, and around the world.
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Peace Film Series: The Tinaja Trail: In the desolate borderlands of the American southwest, hundreds of undocumented immigrants die every year while attempting to cross into the United States from Mexico. Through the voices of those who have crossed, those who have failed and those who are trying to prevent more deaths, a complex picture of the immigration crisis emerges. Tuesday, December 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center.
Center for Global Initiatives Summer Funding Information Session: Join program officers Jaclyn Gilstrap and Tripp Tuttle to learn more about the Carolina Global Initiative and the Vimy Global Team Award. Thursday, December 3, 5:30-7:00 p.m., 4th floor, FedEx Global Education Center.
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Exploring Shared Value in Global Health & Safety: A Workshop, December 3-4, 2015, Washington, D.C.
United Against Inequities in Disease Annual Symposium: Community Empowerment and Health Policy, January 15-17, 2016, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Minority Health Conference – In Solidarity: The Role of Public Health in Social Justice, February 26, 2016, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC
- Abstract submission deadline: November 30, 2015
Johns Hopkins University Public Health in Asia Symposium – Growing Burdens: Persistent & Emerging Health Issues in Asia, February 27, 2016, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
- Paper submission deadline: January 5, 2016
International Congress on Infectious Diseases, March 2-5, 2016, Hyderabad, India
2016 Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference: Bridging to a Sustainable Future in Global Health, April 9-11, 2016, San Francisco, CA
Unite for Sight Global Health & Innovation Conference, April 16-17, 2016, Yale University, New Haven, CT
GlobeMed at UNC
IntraHealth Summer Fellows
*Views expressed in the blogs are of the student and not of the Gillings Global Gateway/UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Ted Trimble, Director of the Center for Global Health at the National Cancer Institute, presented the Global Oncology Lecture at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Gillings Global Gateway and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.