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Event: 40 Years of Global Health: Past, Present, & Future

On the cusp of a period brimming with promise, the Center for Infectious Disease Research invites you to 40 Years of Global Health: Past, Present, and Future, celebrating their 40th anniversary and exploring the legacy of global health and what is poised to come next. Hear from a panel of expert voices from leading Washington … Continued

Event: Global Oncology Lecture Series

Join WGHA members Fred Hutchinson and University of Washington at their Global Oncology Lecture Series titled  “The Burkitt Lymphoma project – a clinical care project in Uganda”. Dr. McGoldrick will discuss the Burkitt Lymphoma project, a clinical care project at the Uganda Cancer Institute, that aims at helping improve outcomes for children diagnosed with endemic Burkitt Lymphoma. She will … Continued

Event: Investing in Washington Research: Partnerships for Innovation

This special Life Science Washington program will provide valuable insight as to how existing companies and industry members partner with Washington’s research entities to develop innovative ideas to fulfill R&D needs. Expert Panel Includes Anson Fatland (Moderator) – Associate Vice President | Washington State University Heather Franklin – President and Chief Executive Officer | Blaze … Continued

Event: 2016 King Holmes Endowed Professorship Lecture

Please join the University of Washington for this special event. Dr. Peter Piot is the 2016 King Holmes Endowed Professorship lecturer. His topic is “No Time to Lose: Lessons from Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV, Ebola.” Speaker Peter Piot, CMG, MD, PhD, DTM, FRCP, FMedSci Director & Handa Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical … Continued

Event: One by One 11th Annual Dinner

Join One By One for their 11th Annual Dinner May 5th at Herban Feast Sodo Park. One By One’s mission is to help end obstetric fistula and improve the lives of women and girls suffering with this devastating childbirth injury. Register online here or contact Celine at 206-297-1418 or for registration assistance. Help One By One reach capacity by … Continued

Event: Uncovering Voices, Empowering Women: The Key to Sustainable Development

Dr. Afaf Meleis, a visiting professor in global health nursing at the UW School of Nursing, will discuss the Lancet report, Women and Health: the key for sustainable development. Sustainable development in women’s health requires women’s social, economic and environmental contributions. This will occur when women are healthy, valued, enabled and empowered to reach their full potential in all aspects of their lives, including as … Continued

Event: 2016 Implementation Science Symposium with Gorik Ooms

The Center for AIDS Research at the University of Washington is hosting an implementation science symposium titled “Saving Global Health from the Rationality Project; What Role for Implementation Science?” May 11th from 4-6:30pm. There will also be a poster competition highlighting HIV-related implementation science student projects. Students interested in presenting their HIV-related IS work should send … Continued

Event: GlobalWA’s Spring Member Celebration

Please join the board of directors and members of Global Washington on May 12 for an event to honor organizations and individuals in Washington state working on solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Solutions such as access to education, life-saving health programs, job creation and protecting human rights — all of which improve lives … Continued

Event: 2016 Stephen Stewart Gloyd Endowed Lecture

Please join the University of Washington for this special event. Dr. Sanjay Basu is the 2016 Stephen Stewart Gloyd Endowed lecturer. His topic is “Optimizing the Effects of Social Safety Nets on Public Health.” The Stephen Stewart Gloyd Endowed Lecture was established in 1982 to recognize Dr. Park Willis Gloyd. The lectureship was renamed by the family … Continued

Event: Medical Teams International: Africa Update Event

Please join Medical Teams International for a special presentation by their Africa Regional Director, Dan Ward. Dan is just back from Liberia and will share about MTI’s work with refugees in Uganda and Lebanon and the successful containment of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. MTI’s special guests will include the Liberian Association of Washington State and the African Chamber … Continued