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Global Health Events



4th Annual International Conference on “Transgenerational Trauma:” Communal Wounds and Victim Identities
Date: October 21-24, 2015
Location: Amman, Jordan
Transgenerational Trauma is seen as an underlying and complex global syndrome that divides, polarizes, and perpetuates enemy images, has been a central basis for past conflict and wars, and is a potent fuel for the eruption of violence in the present and future. Understanding its dynamics and implications, and developing ways to effectively prevent and treat it, are essential to healing and reconciliation within and between communities, establishing compassionate local and global relations, and achieving sustainable peace. This conference will include a sharing of skills, a search for new models and methodologies, and focused dialogue and deliberation.

Maternal and Neonatal Health Beyond 2015
Date: November 24-27, 2015
Location: Rabat, Morocco, Northern Africa
The conference is on maternal and neonatal health in low- and middle-income countries. Researchers from across the world will present new research, share experiences and discuss lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expire in 2015. The Colloquium will make recommendations on how maternal health can be improved in an integrated post-2015 development framework. It will explore how we can work towards a vision of a healthy life for all, beyond reductions in mortality, in line with the UN Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health. The 57th Colloquium will focus on three areas:

  • Respectful childbirth
  • Maternal morbidity and its consequences on newborn’s and women’s health
  • Maternal mortality surveillance

22nd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion-Curitiba, Brazil
Date: May 22-26, 2016
Location: Curitiba, Brazil
The conference is an international conference that focuses on promoting health and equity. The conference will be an opportunity for to create a global forum of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers concerned with the promotion of health and equity will share and discuss new knowledge, innovations, and policy.

21st International AIDS Conference
Date: 16-22 July, 2016
Location: Durban, South Africa
The biennial International AIDS Conference truly is the premier meeting where science, leadership and community meet for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV. AIDS 2016 represents a tremendous opportunity to show how much progress South Africa has made in implementing and funding evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions. Gathering in Durban, scientists, policymakers, world leaders, and people living with HIV will discuss together successes and challenges specific to that country and the current global epidemic trends. Together we will share best practices, learn from one another’s experience and develop new strategies and collaborations.






Discrimination Free Zone Campaign
“We aim to end discrimination against any individuals or groups of people based on race, color, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability through the creation of Discrimination Free Zones throughout the world.  These Discrimination Free Zones are always peaceful, and they inform others that discrimination will be offensive to us and that we will not participate in any actions in which such sentiments are included.” 


Global Health eLearning Center
The Global Health eLearning Center offers courses aimed at increasing knowledge in a variety of global health technical areas from reproductive health to HIV/AIDS prevention.

The Department of Global Health at the University of Washington
The education projects by the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington offer opportunities to educate on issues of global health. Our current and emerging focus areas include: health metrics and evaluation, infectious diseases, workforce development, health system strengthening and implementation science, global environmental change, global injury and violence, global medicines safety, women, children and adolescent health, and a strong cross-cutting focus on social justice and equity.