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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- “World AIDS Day,” Presented by Partners in Health Engage at UNC, CPMA, Campus Health, Healthy Heels, LGBTQ Center. Monday, December 1, 10:00AM-2:00PM, The Pit (booth). Stop by anytime.
- “And the Band Played On”, movie screening presented by the Student Global Health Committee and GlobeMed. December 1, 2014, 6:00-9:00PM, Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium, Michael Hooker Research Center.
- “Ebola NC: Local Response- Global Impact,” Co-organized by the Triangle Global Health Consortium and the NC Biotech Center. Monday, December 8, 2014, 8:30AM-1:00pm, North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Register now- space is limited.
- “Global genomics of the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax: neglected no more?“ Presented by Jane Carlton. Friday, December 12, 8:30-9:30AM, 1131 Bioinformatics (1st floor auditorium), UNC-Chapel Hill.
- Social Entrepreneurship Institute, December 5, Shubert Theater, New Haven, CT
- Nexus 2015: Water, Food, Climate, and Energy Conference, March 15-17, Chapel Hill, NC
- Consortium of Universities for Global Health, March 26-28, Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA
- Switchpoint: An IntraHealth Conference, April 23-24, Saxapahaw, NC
- 2015 Water Microbiology Conference, William and Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
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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.