Global Health Day - 7th December 2018


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We are delighted to invite you to the first Global Health Day and the official Launch Event of the Center for Global Health at TUM.

The Center for Global Health at TUM brings together and initiates research projects and teaching activities that address global health issues across different disciplines. Our activities are aligned with the Global Health Strategy of the German government and the prioritiy areas mentioned in the G7 and G20 communiqués under the German presidencies. The Sustainable Development Goals, antimicrobial resistance, neglected tropical diseases thus feature prominently.

Preliminary Program

There will be talks covering topics ranging from cancer and architecture to technological innovation all in a Global Health perspective, with both TUM internal and external speakers as well as a keynote speech by Ilona Kickbusch on "Global Health: current challenges".

12.30 | Welcome & Introductory Words

  • Dean: Peter Henningsen
  • Senior Vice President International Alliances and Alumni: Juliane Winkelmann
  • Founders and Directors: Andrea S. Winkler & Clarissa Prazeres da Costa 

13.00 | KEYNOTE: Global Health: current challenges - Ilona Kickbusch (Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute Geneva)

13.45 | Global Health Governance - Eugenia da Conceicao-Heldt (TUM)

14.15 | Global Cancer - Andreas Ullrich (Former Adviser to the WHO Assistant General for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health)

14.45 | Hospital Partnerships - Matthias Richter-Turtur (DTC - The German Society for Tropical Surgery)

15.15 | Coffee Break / Poster

15.45 | Digital Health / Global Health and partnerships with industry – Stefan Oschmann (Merck) 

16.15 | One Health - Wendy Harrison (Schistosomiasis Control Initiative)

16.45 | Architecture and Global Health - Werner Lang (TUM)

17.15 | Role of technology development in Global Health using the global AMR epidemic as an example - Muhammad Zaman (Boston University)

17.45 | Closing

18.00 | Buffett and open end / Time for networking and discussions / Posters


Short information


7th December 2018; 12.30-18.00, followed by drinks, snacks and networking opportunities

Please register here


TranslaTUM – Central Institute for Translational Cancer
Research of the Technical University Munich
At the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar

The event will be held in English.



Find more information about the Center for Global Health on our website and social media channels:

Webpage: Center for Global Health

Facebook: @GlobalHealthTUM

Twitter: @CGH_TUM


Hosts: Prof Dr Dr Andrea S. Winkler & Prof Dr Clarissa Prazeres da Costa