Global Health: act

Global Health is the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health, reducing disparities, and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide. No one should be denied health education and treatment because of race, class, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status—yet many are.

Global Health Events

NACCHO Annual 2014
Host: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Dates: July 8-10
Location: Atlanta, GA
NACCHO Annual 2014 will provide an interactive setting for local health officials and their public health partners from around the country to examine strategies, share ideas, and plan actions for sustaining or reinventing their organizations in the new era.

International AIDS Conference
Host: IAS
Dates: July 2014
Location: Melbourne, Australia
The biennial International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policymakers, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic. It will be a tremendous opportunity for researchers from around the world to share the latest scientific advances in the field, learn from one another’s expertise, and develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV.

Building Healthy Global Food Systems: A New imperative for Public Health
Host: World Public Health Nutrition Association
Dates: October 8-9, 2014
Location: Oxford, UK
The VISION of this conference is to review the status of diet-related ill health, determine the impact that existing global food systems have on health, and then explore policies that could effectively promote health and well-being and support global food systems which are environmentally, culturally and socially sustainable.