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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.
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
- President's Office: tbc
- Founders and Directors: Andrea S. Winkler & Clarissa Prazeres da Costa
13.45 | Global Health Governance - Eugenia da Conceicao-Heldt (TUM)
14.15 | Global Cancer - Andreas Ullrich (Former Adviser to the WHO Assistent 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) (tbc)
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
7th December 2018; 12.30-18.00, followed by drinks, snacks and networking opportunities
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TranslaTUM – Central Institute for Translational Cancer
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