Dec
7
8:00 AM08:00

NSOAP Session at COSECSA Annual Meeting

National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthesia Planning Session

COSECSA 2018

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Kigali Convention Center, Kigali, Rwanda

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Now accepting abstract submissions for the

National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthesia Planning (NSOAP) session

at COSECSA 2018!

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Feb
5
to Feb 7

Academic Surgical Congress

The 14th Annual Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) will take place February 5 - 7, 2019, at the Hilton Americas-Houston in Houston, Texas. Each year, our meeting experiences tremendous growth and the quality of the science tops itself. Last year, we again had an incredible number of abstract submissions and attendance. Our continued growth and success depends on you!

 

The ASC is an exciting venue to hear and discuss the latest scientific advances in all disciplines of academic surgery, and the quality of the meeting depends on the submission of your best work. The breadth of work being presented includes topics in education, clinical outcomes, health services research, as well as basic and translational science. We are actively working to again provide a strong program, which will be engaging and exciting from start to finish.

 

The ASC, which is jointly sponsored by the Association for Academic Surgery and the Society of University Surgeons, will begin accepting electronic abstract submissions Monday, June 25. We will accept abstract submissions until the deadline on August 24, 2018. As in previous years, abstracts will be considered for presentation in full or quickshot oral format. Full oral talks will consist of an 8-minute presentation followed by 4-minutes of discussion. The quick shot talks consist of a 3-minute oral presentation, 5 slides maximum, and 2 minutes of discussion. We will also continue to showcase the top abstracts submitted to the meeting in plenary sessions dedicated to basic science, clinical/outcomes, and education.

 

Given our record-breaking abstract submission numbers over the past few years-and in order to maximize the number of participants in the ASC - we will continue to limit the number of abstracts that an individual first author may present to TWO presentations. There is no limit to the number of abstracts that may be submitted, and if more than two abstracts are accepted the two highest scoring abstracts will be selected for presentation. Please note that there is no limit on the number of abstracts in which an author may be included as a middle or senior author.

 

Abstracts accepted for presentation at the ASC are eligible for full manuscript submission to the Journal of Surgical Research (AAS) and Surgery (SUS). To be considered for AAS Awards, manuscripts must be submitted to the Journal of Surgical Research (JSR) by December 7, 2018. Otherwise, manuscripts may be submitted to Surgery by January 21, 2019 or to the Journal of Surgical Research by March 1, 2019 for special meeting related consideration. Please see the Abstract Submission Guidelines for more details.

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 APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo
Nov
10
to Nov 14

APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

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Organized by American Public Health Association

The American Public Health Association is now accepting abstracts for the APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo. The theme of the meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now. Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts on the theme and current and emerging public health issues.

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Nov
8
to Nov 9

Women Leaders in Global Health Conference 2018

  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Keppel Street (map)
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Organized by the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Women are vital to the advancement of global health, making up 75% of the healthcare workforce – yet occupying less than 25% of influential leadership positions.Attendees will hear from leading women on some of the most urgent health issues facing the world today, including humanitarian crises, non-communicable diseases, and environmental health and climate change.

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Nov
6
9:30 AM09:30

Global Financing Replenishment Event

Global Financing Facility
Replenishment Event, hosted by the Governments of Norway and
Burkina Faso, the World Bank, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Every year, more than 5 million women, children and adolescents die from mostly preventable conditions. This is in large part due to a US$33 billion annual health financing gap for women, children and adolescents.

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Support of Every Woman Every Child is a new approach to sustainable health financing that is transforming how countries finance and invest in the health of their people.

The replenishment conference will bring together leaders from countries, partners, civil society and the private sector, all of whom are committed to prioritizing the health and nutrition of those who need them most.

The replenishment of the GFF Trust Fund will enable the GFF to expand to 50 countries with the greatest needs – saving millions of lives by 2030 and helping all countries on their paths to building sustainably financed health systems.

Tuesday 6 November 2018
9.30am – 3.30pm
Oslo City Hall
Rådhusplassen 1
0037, Oslo, Norway

The GFF – the catalyst for country-led health and nutrition

For any inquiries, please contact: gffsecretariat@worldbank.org

More information on the GFF replenishment is available at: www.globalfinancingfacility.org/replenishment

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WHO Global Conference on Primary Health Care
Oct
25
to Oct 26

WHO Global Conference on Primary Health Care

Care to recommit to strengthening primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference, co-hosted by Government of Kazakhstan, the World Health Organization and UNICEF, will take place on 25-26 October on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Declaration of Alma-Ata. The anniversary of this seminal milestone in global health provides an opportunity to reaffirm the principles of the original declaration and underline the importance of primary health care to achieve our collective goals for the 21st century.

Additional Information Here

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Oct
22
11:30 AM11:30

Global Health Mini-University 2018

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Organized by
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Milken Institute School of Public Health

The Mini-University is an annual, day-long forum that brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of Global Health areas. The Mini-U offers a variety of presentations highlighting evidence-based best practices and state-of-the-art information. The Mini-University is an annual, day-long forum that brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of Global Health areas. The Mini-U offers a variety of presentations highlighting evidence-based best practices and state-of-the-art information.

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Oct
21
to Oct 25

American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress

The ACS Clinical Congress features outstanding education and training opportunities at the premier annual surgical meeting for surgeons, surgery residents, medical students, and members of surgical teams. The hallmarks of the Clinical Congress are a broad range of outstanding hands-on and didactic learning opportunities and timely discourse on the most relevant surgical practices and research, along with unparalleled access to peers.

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5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR 2018)
Oct
8
to Oct 12

5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR 2018)

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Organized by
Health Systems Global and UK organizations led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

The Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2018) will take place at the ACC in Liverpool, the United Kingdom from October, 8 – 12 2018, bringing together approximately 2,000 health systems researchers, policymakers and practitioners from around the world. Read more about the theme of the Symposium – Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era.

HSR2018 will be hosted by Health Systems Global, co-sponsors, supporters and a consortium of UK organizations led by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. In addition, a number of organizing committees contribute to the smooth organization and running of the Symposium.

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International Conference on Migration Health
Oct
1
to Oct 3

International Conference on Migration Health

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Organized by the International Society of Travel Medicine,  American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) & the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

International Migration is a global phenomenon that is growing in scope, complexity and impact. Human migration is now at an all-time high, accounting for 245 million persons and is shaping world events and fueling political and public debates. Forced migration, driven primarily by conflicts, social injustice and global inequities, is increasing and has resulted in a quarter of all international migrants who are refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced persons many with  health disparities. Migrant populations are heterogeneous and have a broad range of health needs — their presence raises several medical, ethical, economic, social and cultural issues for both migrants and receiving health systems.
The organizers are excited to partner with clinical, public health, and humanitarian organizations to organize a conference that will address the complex multidisciplinary health issues of this population.

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Sep
27
to Sep 28

From Competition to Collaboration: Responding to Global Health Challenges

  • City and Guilds Building, Imperial College London (map)
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Organized by Tropical Health and Education Trust

This conference seeks to explore the contradictions in shaping our work in global health, unpacking some of the complexities that impact on our efforts to work at a more systemic level, from the global competition for health workers to the morals and disagreements inhibiting Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

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2018 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference
Sep
27
11:30 AM11:30

2018 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference

  • Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University (map)
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Organized by Triangle Global Health Consortium

The 2014 Triangle Global Health Conference explored how to bridge the gap between innovations in research and program implementation. The 2018 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference will bring together global health leaders to address the significant ways that we can utilize innovative ideas to have a positive impact on the communities we serve. This year, our conference will address innovation from a broader and more comprehensive viewpoint.

The conference will showcase examples of innovation as well as a variety of definitions of “innovation”: Innovation can be a new idea, program, or more-effective device or process. Innovation can also be used to design, implement and evaluate more effective solutions.

Attendees and presenters will explore expanded notions of innovation that are inclusive of, but far broader than technology alone. Sessions will delve into various types of innovation including global health program innovation, medical technology, mHealth and innovative business models.

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Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium
Sep
25
to Sep 28

Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium

  • London Marriot Hotel - Maida Vale (map)
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Organized by Sigma

The Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium helps prepare healthcare leaders to effectively work in and/or lead major public health departments, public or private organizations, and global programs and initiatives, thereby directly and indirectly improving the health of people worldwide.

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Sep
17
to Sep 20

68th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

  • AUDITORIUM DELLA TECNICA CONFERENCE CENTRE (map)
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Organized by WHO/Europe Regional Committee

The meeting will be held in Rome, Italy, on September 17 – 20, 2018 at Auditorium della Tecnica conference centre. The session will open at 9:00 AM on Monday, September 17, and close on the evening of Thursday, September 20. On-site registration will be open on Sunday, September 16, and will continue on Monday, September 17, from 07:30. Additionally, all official NSA representatives are invited to participate in a briefing specifically dedicated to them at 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 16, at Auditorium della Tecnica conference centre.

The provisional agenda of RC68 will be posted on the website of the WHO Regional Office for Europe (http://www.euro.who.int)

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Sep
12
9:00 AM09:00

Assist Legacy Webinar Series: Strengthening Health Systems to Achieve Better Outcomes

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Organized by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ASSIST Project

Since 2012, USAID has funded the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project to improve health care service delivery, strengthen health systems, and advance the frontier of improvement science in USAID-assisted countries. This webinar series explores some of the project’s most important results and learning in the past five years to achieve an AIDS-free generation, prevent child and maternal deaths, and effectively combat other public health threats.

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13th International Rotavirus Symposium
Aug
29
to Aug 31

13th International Rotavirus Symposium

  • RENAISSANCE MINSK HOTEL (map)
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Organized by the Sabin Vaccine Institute

The 13th International Rotavirus Symposium will be held 29-31 August 2018 in Minsk, Belarus. It will bring together interested stakeholders to provide an update on new data and relevant research that will inform public health agendas related to prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis.

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Aug
27
11:30 AM11:30

The G4 Empowerment Database: An Interactive Surgical Platform to Connect Health Workers, Organizations, and Patients

Join us for an exclusive sneak preview of the G4 Alliance Empowerment Database, an interactive platform designed to connect health workers, organizations, and patients in order to bring safe surgery to those who need it most!

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Background:
Over the past several years, interest in the field of global surgery has been growing, leading to increased medical, academic and political prioritization of this issue. Collaboration of surgical stakeholders represents an important strategy to effectively support surgical systems strengthening, capacity building and workforce training. However, effective coordination of international partners has represented a challenge from many non-profits, professional societies, medical missions and academic institutions. The resulting gaps and redundancies in coordination of healthcare delivery do not foster the needed sustainability required to empower local systems. The result is that opportunities and valuable human and material resources may be wasted and global healthcare not optimized.

This is the challenge that International College of Surgeons (ICS) and their partner organizations are seeking to address with The G4 Alliance Empowerment Database: A Single Open-Source Registry of Available Surgery Resources. The registry is designed to overcome human resource barriers by creating a central, global registry of all medical professionals and stakeholders working to support surgical care delivery around the world.

This innovative project was selected to receive the 2017 G4 Alliance Collaboration Prize, a $40K grant sponsored by the Henry Family Advised Fund to advance global surgery and increase collaboration among implementing organizations and practitioners.

This Webinar will feature presentations from the ICS and IntraHealth, as well as an interactive Q & A exchange. We hope you will join us and participate!

Read more about the G4 Collaboration Prize and partners here:
http://www.theg4alliance.org/collaboration-prize/

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World Water Week 2018
Aug
26
to Aug 31

World Water Week 2018

  • Stockholm City Conference Center (map)
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Organized by SIWI

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”. In 2017, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week.

Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. We believe water is key to our future prosperity, and that together, we can achieve a water wise world.

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International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID 2018)
Aug
26
to Aug 29

International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID 2018)

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Organized by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Since 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has hosted the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID). Held every 2-3 years, the conference brings together more than 1500 public health professionals from around the world to encourage the exchange of the latest information on issues affecting the emergence, spread, and control of infectious diseases. With scientific input from more than 30 national and global partners, ICEID 2018 will mark the 10th occurrence of this premier infectious disease conference.

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Jul
26
3:00 PM15:00

8th Annual DEVELOPMENTXCHANGE Event for Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

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Organized by
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway (Norad), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

This event brings together our current innovators, as well as promising candidates for the Round 8 awards. This year, our program received an impressive set of nearly 500 applications.

The DevelopmentxChange is a key feature of the Saving Lives at Birth program, bringing together a community of diverse innovators who are tackling this challenge through advancements in science and technology, innovative service delivery models, and novel demand generation approaches. Over the last 7 years, they have sourced and supported 115 distinct innovations and seen many of their recipients receive global recognition and accolades for the impact they have achieved.

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