Conferences

June 1, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Bethune Roundtable 2017 Ottowa, Ontario

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Network for International Surgery

The theme for the 2017 Bethune Roundtable is Evidence Based Global Surgery – Advancing Education, Research, and Advocacy. This conference aims to bring together health professionals from across disciplines to share their experiences in delivering safe surgery in low-resource settings as well as highlight the importance of using evidence to guide initiatives, and to encourage research on global surgery.

June 14, 2017 - June 15, 2017
Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health Toronto, ON, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This course aims to prepare individuals and medical professionals for overseas travel to low and low middle-income countries, diagnose and treat individuals who have become ill during overseas travel or residence and diagnose and treat individuals living in the tropics and subtropics. This course runs in conjunction with the North American Refugee Health Conference.

June 20, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Village Healthcare Intensive Grand Saline, TX 75140

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

Designed for all healthcare providers and students, the Village Healthcare Intensive is divided into two sections, "Global Health Principles and Practice" and "Tropical Medicine Overview" and is presented through lectures, discussions, case studies, and workshops.

July 10, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) Baltimore, MD 21205

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

This course covers the basics of health care in refugee and disaster situations, including disaster epidemiology, environmental health, food and nutritional issues in emergencies, the design, and implementation of health services, and management of communicable diseases.

July 13, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Strengthening Global Health: Faith at the Center Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)

This conference will explore how Christian faith guides work in global health, and will address such questions as: 1. What is our role as Christians in ensuring all people have access to community-based care and preventive services, especially marginalized communities? 2. What programs have we launched that protect and empower women and children and strengthen families? and 3. How do we sustain and strengthen evidence-based and people-centered health systems.to ensure high-quality care for all?

August 4, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Doctors for Global Health General Assembly Decatur, GA

Sponsoring Organizations: Doctors for Global Health

The theme of the 2017 DGH General Assembly is "Raising our Collective Voices for Health and Social Justice". Keynote speakers will be Cynthia Davis, MPH (Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science) and Bob Fullilove EdD (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health).

August 13, 2017 - August 17, 2017
World Congress of Surgery 2017 Basel, Switzerland

Sponsoring Organizations: International Society of Surgery (ISS)

The focus of this 47th World Congress of Surgery will be on the new generation of surgeons representing the work force of the future. Specific information regarding program details and speakers will be posted once they become available.

September 14, 2017
2017 Global Health Mini-University Washington, DC 20052

Sponsoring Organizations: USAID Bureau for Global Health and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.

This day-long forum brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of Global Health areas. Discussion topics include: infectious disease, non-communicable disease, health systems, nutrition, environmental health, and humanitarian relief.

September 28, 2017
Triangle Global Health Annual Conference Raleigh, NC 27695

Sponsoring Organizations: Triangle Global Health Consortium

The theme of this year's conference is "Making a Difference: Global Health and its Social, Economic, and Political Impact". This conference will explore these complex relationships and highlight how the work in global health is making a difference at the individual, community and societal levels.

October 5, 2017 - October 7, 2017
Family Medicine Global Health Workshop Houston, TX

Sponsoring Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

The 2017 Family Medicine Global Health Workshop will feature informative learning sessions, peer interaction, and idea sharing. Discussion topics will include, evaluating the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings and common health problems in tropical settings.

October 9, 2017 - October 13, 2017
2017 Developing Excellence Forum Ridgecrest, NC

Sponsoring Organizations: Accord 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.

October 29, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Canadian Conference on Global Health (CSIH) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Society for International Health

The theme of this year’s conference is "Reflection for Action", and will focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the impact of poverty and social exclusion on health. This year's conference will include plenary sessions, oral presentations, posters, and documentary films.

November 4, 2017 - November 8, 2017
2017 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health" Atlanta, GA

Sponsoring Organizations: American Public Health Association (APHA)

The theme of the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health". 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 5, 2017 - November 9, 2017
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 66th Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This scientific meeting includes contributed and invited papers, a plenary session, symposia, exhibits, awards and poster sessions. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is the principal organization in the United States representing scientists, clinicians and others with interests in the prevention and control of tropical diseases through research and education.

November 9, 2017 - November 11, 2017
2017 Global Missions Health Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Southeast Christian Church/Blessing International

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 11, 2017
2017 Fall TECH Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Technical Exchange for Christian Healthcare (TECH)

The TECH Conference provides a unique opportunity to hear a brief description of over seventy different medical relief organizations.

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.