Health professionals for global health launch


Monday 19 February 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Global Health


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about this event

Global health issues, from migration to inequalities, are increasingly relevant to our local clinical practice. This meeting will bring together leading experts to examine the ethical components, engagement avenues and career pathways for UK health professionals in the global health realm. Book your place to network with local global health practitioners and seek opportunities in global health training and involvement.

*Tickets include networking drinks reception

*programme subject to change


6.00 pm


6.30 pm

Welcome and introduction

6.40 pm

Keynote lecture: Global health and the global health education agenda within the NHS and training

Dr Ged Byrne, Chair and Director of Global Engagement, Health Education England

6.55 pm

Partnership and innovation: Reverse innovations and opportunities for integrating learning from global health experiences

Dr Matt Harris, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Imperial College London

7.05 pm

Education: Learning opportunities and career pathways in global health

Dr Oliver Johnson, Partnerships Development Lead, King’s Centre for Global Health and Health Partnerships

7.15 pm

Advocacy: Local Engagement, global voice

Dr Sarah Dickson, Emergency Medicine CT2, Volunteer, Doctors of the World

7.25 pm

Ethics of local and international global health involvement for UK practitioners

Dr Ayesha Ahmad, Lecturer in Global Health, St George's University of London and Honorary Lecturer, Institute for Global Health, University College London

7.35 pm

Panel discussion

7.55 pm

Drinks reception and close of meeting

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  • Online registration is open until Tuesday 13 February 2018
  • RSM member rates start at £15
  • Non member rates start at £20
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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Amy StrattonTel: 02072902980 Email: arrow