Only a few places left! On the basis of first come, first served!
Register to Yulia.Blomstedt@epiph.umu.se as soon as possible.
Welcome to Global Health Beyond 2015: Engaging Students and Young Professionals
International Workshop, on 5th of April 2013 at the Swedish Society of Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
Become one of 200 participants of a dialogue and idea exchange between junior and senior professionals on future global health challenges!
Join us for a discussion of questions raised by researchers and government representatives during the Conference of the 4th of April in a dialogue between junior and senior representatives of academia, NGOs, business, research financing and other institutions engaging with global health issues from all over the world.
This will be a day with devoted discussions regarding global health, with focus on its implications for education, research and research funding.
Who is this workshop for?
This international workshop intends to gather participants from all over the globe.
Following participants are specifically invited
Students, junior and senior researchers, teachers and other academia representatives from various disciplines, including but not limited to public health, medicine, nursing, social science, political science, and economics
Members of youth organisations, networks and NGOs engaging with questions related to global health.
Why should I participate in this workshop?
This is a unique opportunity to both increase your knowledge on global health as well as to contribute to a dialogue about some of the big challenges for the future of mankind. Through your participation you will also contribute to Stockholm Declaration on Global Health - an official document resulting from the discussions on the 4th and 5th of April - to become a beacon for further efforts to improve human health globally.
The aim is to discuss how future global health challenges should be addressed, particularly through education and research.
Questions on agenda include but are not limited to the following:
Can we coherently address chronic diseases, climate change and the persisting diseases of poverty?
Global Burden of Disease: The implications for global health research, education and policy
Global Governance and the Political Economy of Global Health
Civil society: The driving force to secure the right to health beyond 2015.
The expert panel will include a number of high-level speakers from the Conference of the 4th of April and representatives of several main youth organisations working with global health issues. The discussion will be organised so that all workshop participants (including those joining electronically) will have the possibility to contribute actively.
When and where will the workshop take place?
The workshop will take place at the Swedish Society of Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden (5 minutes walk from the Central Station) on the 5th of April 2013 at
9.00 am - 17.00.
What does it cost?
The participation in the workshop is free of charge.
First come, first served
We have a few places left. Register to Yulia.Blomstedt@epiph.umu.se
as soon as possible.
Can I participate even if I can’t come to Stockholm?
Yes! You will be able to follow the workshop online and send your questions and comments through the internet (i.e.Facebook / Twitter).
Who is organising this workshop?
The workshop is organised on the initiative of the Swedish Society of Medicine, with the support of Wallenberg Foundation.
The organising committee (in alphabetical order):
Yulia Blomstedt, PhD, Centre for Global Health Research, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University, Sweden
Maximilian de Courten, Professor, Copenhagen School of Global Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Unni Gopinathan, Youth Commission on Global Governance for Health
Jo Jewell, Young Professionals for NCD group (YP Global Steering Committee/EURO region)
Gunilla Kranz, Professor, MD, Dept. of Public Health and Community Medicine, the Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Novalie Lilja, International Federation of Medical Students (IFMSA).
Please contact Magnus Anclair, phone: +46 70 2094876