Conferences

February 24, 2018 - February 25, 2018
International Humanitarian Aid Skills Course Palo Alto, CA 94305

Sponsoring Organizations: Stanford University School of Medicine

This course will help to prepare physicians and allied health professionals to participate in surgical procedures in low resource settings. The course will provide skills training in a number of basic surgical procedures, and is of interest to any health professional interested in humanitarian surgery.

March 11, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Medical Mission Overview: An Orientation to International Aid Work Bocas del Toro, Panama

Sponsoring Organizations: Remote Care Education, Floating Doctors & University of Minnesota

This conference is designed to train clinicians in the effective approach to resource-limited health care. It will include lectures, ultrasound training, and live deployments to remote indigenous villages with the Floating Doctors team.

March 15, 2018 - March 18, 2018
CMDA New Medical Missionary Training Abingdon, VA 24210

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Associations

This conference focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities practitioners and volunteers will experience in healthcare missions overseas.

March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018
9th Annual CUGH Conference New York, New York 10019

Sponsoring Organizations: Consortium of Universities for Global Health

The theme of this year's CUGH conference is Health Disparities: A Time for Action. It will bring together professionals, educators and students from diverse fields including medicine, nursing and public health and will explore ways we can address the global health challenges before us.

April 10, 2018 - April 12, 2018
Geneva Health Forum 2018 Geneva, Switzerland

Sponsoring Organizations: Geneva University Hospital

The 2018 Geneva Health Forum will discuss new global health challenges, how the digital revolution will shape public health practices and interventions for greater accuracy, participation and efficiency.

April 12, 2018 - April 13, 2018
2018 Humanitarian Health Conference Kansas City, MO 64133

Sponsoring Organizations: Institute for International Medicine (INMED)

This conference will bring together leading experts in the field, offer hands-on learning opportunities and provide courses that offer certification upon completion. The theme, “the art of serving,” will focus on inspiring those who serve and equip them with the practical skills needed to navigate the unique challenges of serving the world’s most marginalized people.

April 14, 2018 - April 15, 2018
2018 Global Health and Innovation Conference New Haven, CT

Sponsoring Organizations: Unite for Sight

This conference will convene leaders, change-makers, and participants from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Information regarding speakers and specific forum topics will be updated when it becomes available.

April 17, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Humanitarian Response Intensive Course Cambridge, MA

Sponsoring Organizations: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

The Humanitarian Response Intensive Course will focus on practical issues that arise in the field, such as rapid assessments, application of minimum standards for food security, shelter, WaSH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and operational approaches to relations with the military in humanitarian settings.

April 18, 2018 - April 19, 2018
Beyond 2020: Canadian Global Health and Development CanWaCH 2018 Conference Ottowa, Ontario

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH)

This conference will focus on recent changes within global health and development while providing participants with the opportunity to discuss the shaping, evaluating, and execution of health-based development interventions.

April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
15th World Rural Health Conference New Dehli, Delhi, India 110003

Sponsoring Organizations: World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA)

This conference will provide delegates from around the world with the opportunity to exchange ideas on the latest developments and challenges in rural family practice and rural and remote health generally. The theme of this years conference is "Healing the Heart of Healthcare".

April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
2018 CMDA National Convention Ridgecrest, NC 28770

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA)

The 2018 CMDA National Convention is a conference for physicians, dentists, nurses, all other healthcare professionals. Speakers will include Dr. John Barnett and Ellie Lofaro. Information regarding specific discussion topics will be forthcoming.

April 26, 2018 - April 28, 2018
2018 Spring TECH Conference Huber Heights, OH 45424

Sponsoring Organizations: Technical Exchange for Christian Healthcare

The 2018 Spring TECH Conference will include workshops on sustainable models of helathcare, saving babies and sterilization in bush clinics and limited resource locations.

May 7, 2018 - May 11, 2018
Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3

Sponsoring Organizations: The University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health

This tropical medicine course aims to train health professionals to learn an approach to preventing, diagnosing, evaluating, treating and managing people with tropical diseases. The course will emphasize three broad areas: (1) Clinical Tropical Medicine; (2) Parasitology and (3) Public Health.

May 21, 2018 - May 22, 2018
6th International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases Barcelona, Spain

Sponsoring Organizations: Conference Series Ltd.

The theme of this conference is "Global Elimination and Eradication of all Neglected Tropical Diseases". Speaker and workshop topics will include: 1.Tropical medicine and public health 2.Neglected tropical diseases and 3.Vaccine development and immunization global elimination and erradication of infectious diseases.

May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Bethune Round Table Toronto, Ontario M5S 1P2

Sponsoring Organizations: The University of Toronto

The Bethune Roundtable is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. The theme for the 2018 conference is The Role of the Trainee in Global Surgery.

June 4, 2018 - June 7, 2018
Global Health Practitioner Conference Bethesda, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: CORE Group

Participants will discuss emerging challenges and gaps in community health, and explore tools and interventions to address them through skill building, networking, and program learning. Specific conference theme will be announced closer to the date.

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview Course Grand Saline, TX 75140

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

This course is for students and healthcare professionals and will teach skills for short and long term international service. This course will also provide an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format and highlight the provision of quality care through application of global health guidelines.

July 11, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Summer Institutes in Tropical Medicine and Public Health Baltimore, MD 21205

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

This summer program is designed to provide training in tropical medicine and related public health issues through a multidisciplinary approach. Topics will include 1) HIV,TB and Chronic Infections in the tropics 2)Vector-Borne Diseases in the Tropics 3)Intestinal Infections in the tropics 4)Child and Public Health in the tropics and 5)Chronic Diseases in Low-and-Middle-Income Countries.

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) Annual Conference Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)

The theme of the 2018 CCIH Conference is, "Power of Partnership: Working Together to Serve the Kingdom". The conference will explore how faith based organizations use partnerships to improve their work within the community, as well as in global health work.

September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018
Medical Mission Overview: An Orientation to International Aid Work Boca del Toro, Panama

Sponsoring Organizations: Remote Care Education, Floating Doctors & University of Minnesota

This conference is designed to train clinicians in the effective approach to resource-limited health care. It will include lectures, ultrasound training, and live deployments to remote indigenous villages with the Floating Doctors team.

September 25, 2018 - September 28, 2018
Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium London NW6 5RP, United Kingdom

Sponsoring Organizations: The Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership

The Emerging Global Healthcare Leadership Symposium helps prepare healthcare leaders to effectively work in and/or lead major public health departments, public or private organizations, and global programs and initiatives.

October 26, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Anesthesia for Global Outreach Boston, MA 02115

Sponsoring Organizations: Boston Children's Hospital

The Anesthesia for Global Outreach Course is designed to assist anesthesia providers travelling to developing countries or austere environments for service or capacity development in anesthesia and critical care.

October 29, 2018 - October 31, 2018
One Accord Forum and Expo Black Mountain, NC 28711

Sponsoring Organizations: ACORD Network

ACCORD's annual conference will assemble workers affiliated with Christian mission organizations, providing an opportunity to collaborate and achieve the highest standards, principles and effectiveness in relief and development.

November 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018
2018 Global Missions Health Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Medical Missions

The Global Missions Health Conference aims to inform, train, and equip health care professionals and students to use their medical skills in the missions field. Topics will include 1)Global Health Issues 2)Medical Specialties 3)Missions Training and 4) Community Development.

November 10, 2018 - November 14, 2018
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting -Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now San Diego, CA 92101

Sponsoring Organizations: American Public Health Association (APHA)

The theme of the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now." This meeting will unite the public health community and afford professionals and practitioners the opportunity to address current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.

November 19, 2018 - November 21, 2018
Canadian Conference on Global Health Toronto, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH)

The theme for 2018 is, Fragile Environments and Global Health: Examining drivers of change. Workshops and lectures will focus on the diverse research methods, theories, measures and strategies that can be applied to global health.