Past Events

  • 2020 Jul 28

    LGBTQIA+ affirmative mental health practices

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    09:00 EST; 14:00 BST; 15:00 CET; 15:00 SAST; 18:30 IST

     

    This series of weekly webinars is run by United for Global Mental Health, The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and MHPSS.net.

     

    The webinars are designed to provide policy makers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, and practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants are encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived...

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  • 2020 Jul 27

    Building Sustainable Research Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa to Detect Emerging Infectious Diseases

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    A panel of experts from 5 countries will set out to explore the challenges faced by lack of research capacity around infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, a deficit that is ultimately threatening the health of millions of people living in this region. The panel will aim to offer ideas for opportunities and innovations in this field – including training the next generation of equitable researchers and infectious disease specialists through post-graduate degree programs, and increased investment in facilities such as laboratories to further critical research around novel infectious...

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  • 2020 Jul 21

    Nigeria and COVID-19

    10:00am

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    The global socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated existing challenges in Africa’s most populous nation. The Nigerian federal and state governments implemented numerous measures in an effort to mitigate some of the short-term effects of coronavirus. However, as mitigation measures ease, the longer-term effects of this health emergency will begin to manifest, in governance, security and development outcomes.

    At this webinar experts will explore the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria and consider how government and society might navigate...

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  • 2020 Jul 21

    Mental Health & COVID-19 - Integrating Mental Health in Health Systems

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    This series of weekly webinars is run by United for Global Mental Health, The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and MHPSS.net. The webinars are designed to provide policy makers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, and practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants are encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived experience of mental health and of COVID-19. The format is short remarks by up to 4 panelists followed by a Q&A chaired by Niall...

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  • 2020 Jul 17

    Africa Health Business Symposium 2020

    Fri Jul 17 (All day) to Fri Aug 14 (All day)

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    Join the Africa Health Business Symposium to discuss how we can effectively design, implement, and sustain a comprehensive approach to promoting overall health and meaningful collaboration amongst partners in the healthcare ecosystem to form resilient public private partnerships which address the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    Schedule:

    Digital Health 

    July 17th, 2020

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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Biking and Birding with a Mission

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    Join us for a live conversation with Scott V. Edwards, Professor in Harvard’s Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Curator of Ornithology in Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology. Since June 6, Professor Edwards has been pedaling across the United States to fulfill a long-held wish to traverse the country on a bicycle, and to also raise awareness for #BlackBirdersWeek and Black Lives Matter. In this program, he discusses the motivations for his journey, what he has learned along the way, and the similarities between cycling and doing science.

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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Understanding US Policy in Somalia

    9:30am

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    At this online event, which will launch the Chatham House research paper, Understanding US Policy in Somalia, a panel of speakers will discuss the evolution of US strategy, and how potential shifts could influence future scenarios in Somalia, with implications for federalism and resolution of the conflict with al-Shabaab.

    ORGANIZER: Chatham House

    WEBSITE:  https://chathamhouse.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2CR_H2gmQOuL_Rw9w3eidw

  • 2020 Jul 10

    International AIDS Society Virtual COVID-19 Conference

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    In recognition of the urgent need to analyze research, review policy and exchange frontline experiences related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International AIDS Society (IAS) will host a virtual COVID-19 Conference with breaking COVID-19 research, policy analysis and frontline experience.

    ORGANIZER: International AIDS Society (IAS)

    WEBSITE: https://covid19.aids2020.org/

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