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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- “One Health Intellectual Exchange Group (IEG) Discussion: Pet Trade – A One Health Issue,” Presented by Thomas Edling, DVM, MSvPM, MPH. One Health is a monthly discussion series, sponsored by the North Carolina One Health Collaborative within the NCBC IEG Program to enhance collaborations between physicians, veterinarians, researchers and other local/global/environmental health professionals by increasing public awareness of the interconnectedness of people, animals and the environment. Presentation flyer. One Health IEG schedule through the spring. Tuesday, March 3, 5:30PM-7:30PM, North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
- Friday Morning Conference: “Defining the Mechanisms of HIV sexual transmission” presented by Tom Hope, Northwestern University. See the schedule for future conferences here. Friday, March 6, 8:30-9:30AM, 1131 Bioinformatics, UNC-Chapel Hill.
- Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference, March 19-20, Chapel Hill, NC
- Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health, March 20, Duke University
- 2015 CUGH Conference: Mobilizing Research for Global Health, March 26-28, Boston University
- GHIC 2015: Global Health and Innovation Conference, March 28-29, Yale University
- Gender-Based Violence Research Conference, April 1, UNC-Chapel Hill
- Switchpoint Conference, April 23-24, Saxapahaw, NC
- Targeting Ebola, May 28-29, Paris, France
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Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor and the Founding Linda and Timothy O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law; Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; and Director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, presented the 2014 UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture, “Imagining Global Health With Justice.” The lecture was sponsored by the Center for Bioethics, UNC Public Policy, the Global Research Institute, and the Gillings Global Gateway™.
The Gillings School hosted the Ebola and Emerging Infectious Diseases Presentation and Panel Discussion sponsored by the UNC Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases. Video of the event can be seen below.
J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President & Director, Global Health Policy Center for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), spoke to students in the course, Interdisciplinary Perspective in Global Health, taught by Peggy Bentley and Mamie Sackey Harris. Students submitted questions to Dr. Morrison and his responses are below.
A couple Gillings students talk about working with UNC’s Center for Galapagos Studies in the Galapagos Islands. Gillings Associate Professor Jill Stewart is the center’s deputy director and Gillings Associate Dean for Global Health Peggy Bentley is the chair of the advisory board.