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Event: Global Oncology Lecture Series

Join WGHA members Fred Hutchinson and University of Washington at their Global Oncology Lecture Series titled “Ethical Review of Cancer Research in Low-to-Middle Income Countries””. As we become aware of the cancer burden in low-to-middle income countries, research on the causes, incidence, and potential cures to cancer will naturally shift to those countries. Are the IRBs/RECs in those countries able … Continued

Event: Commercialization Consults with Paul LaBarre: Global Health focus

Life Science Washington (formerly WBBA) offers pro bono consultation services, providing invaluable guidance, feedback and coaching based on industry expertise and decades of experience. Paul LaBarre was a senior technical officer at PATH. His primary focus was accelerating a portfolio of novel technologies in HIV and malaria diagnostics appropriate for low-resource settings. He was also … Continued

Event: Preventing the Next Pandemic

Following the 2014 Ebola outbreak, global health experts explained all the ways the world wasn’t ready for a full-blown pandemic. According to science journalist Sonia Shah (The Fever), they’re right. In Pandemic, she profiles the rise of Cholera, one of history’s deadliest pandemics, and ties it to modern disease outbreaks like Ebola, avian influenza, MRSA, … Continued

Event: Save the Date: A Comprehensive Course

Understanding & Transitioning to the New USAID, CDC and NIH Financial and Compliance Rules and Regulations The Financial Management and Compliance Rules Modifications that you have been hearing about over the past year have finally been implemented. These are some of the most significant changes to the rules in the past 20+ years. The new regulations … Continued

Event: VIP Forum with Global Good

Join Life Science Washington for their VIP Forum with Global Good on March 7th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm to learn more about partnering with Global Good. Global Good is interested in meeting with research groups and entrepreneurs to explore strategic partnerships. Register and learn more here. Millions of people suffer and die each year … Continued

Event: Global Good 1:1 Meeting Opportunity

Global Good is seeking to meet with research institutions and entrepreneurs at all stages to explore strategic partnerships. Global Good is interested in low cost diagnostics for health and agriculture. Meetings will take place on March 8th. To apply for a 1:1 Meeting, complete an application here. Deadline to apply to meet with Global Good … Continued

Event: Northwest Regional Conference on African Immigrant Health: Addressing the Social Determinants of African Immigrant Health

The Northwest Regional Conference on African Immigrant Health will highlight core competencies in service delivery as well and promote best practices that can build on the African immigrant communities’ strengths. This conference will offer educational and training opportunities for public health professionals, doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, community members, community health workers, students, civic leaders … Continued

Event: World TB Day Event

Tuberculosis (TB) infects roughly 1/3 of the world’s population and has surpassed HIV/AIDS as the leading cause of death by an infectious disease. Join WGHA members the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and the Infectious Disease Research Institute to learn more about the physical, social, and financial impacts of TB, the work … Continued

Event: Global Oncology Lecture Series

Join WGHA members Fred Hutchinson and University of Washington at their Global Oncology Lecture Series titled “Contrasts in Pathology and Cancer between Kijabe, Kenya and the United States”. Dr Garcia volunteers in a hospital in Kijabe, Kenya, in a village north of Nairobi, typically with a UW pathology resident.  She will discuss practicing pathology in … Continued

Event: Clean Water Allies: NGO and Business Partnerships for Good

Water is at the core of global development, touching on social, economic and environmental issues. There are 748 million people worldwide who do not have access to safe drinking water, and 2.5 billion who lack access to improved sanitation. Women and girls often carry the burden of walking for miles to find clean water for … Continued