Conferences

May 28, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Postponed - Bethune Roundtable 2020 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Global Surgery Office

Due to COVID-19, the Bethune Roundtable is currently postponed.
The Bethune Round Table is an annual meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. By bringing health professionals across a variety of disciplines together, this meeting is able to share strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions.

June 4, 2020 - June 6, 2020
Virtual CCIH 2020 Conference ,

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Connection for International Health (CCIH)

CCIH will modify our 2020 in-person annual conference and will host a series of online sessions, spread out over a number of weeks starting in June. Once the dates are listed, this site will be updated.
The theme of this conference is: Holistic Care of Body, Mind and Spirit. Some topics that will be explored: 1)Care for the most vulnerable among us, including foreigners and refugees 2)Care for those with mental health issues and those with physical disabilities, and 3)Social determinants of health that affect each person within a community.

June 12, 2020
2020 Humanitarian Health Conference/Virtual Event Kansas City, MO 64133

Sponsoring Organizations: Institute for International Medicine (INMED)

The 2020 Humanitarian Health Conference is an educational event with the goal of equipping learners to take the next step in partnering with the world’s most marginalized people. Virtual breakout sessions will focus on community health, patient care and career development.

July 31, 2020 - August 2, 2020
Doctors for Global Health 25th Annual General Assembly Los Angeles, CA 900045

Sponsoring Organizations: Doctors for Global Health

This years theme for the DGH General Assembly will be, "Liberation Medicine: 25 Years of Action, Reflection, and Living Theory". More information will be posted when it becomes available.

August 13, 2020 - August 16, 2020
New Medical Missionary Training Bristol, TN

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical & Dental Association (CMDA)

This conference focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities in healthcare missions overseas and is for everyone who will be involved at any level of healthcare ministry. Discussion topics include: 1) What are the key ethical issues in healthcare and missions? 2) How do I become an effective healthcare team member in the culture I will be entering? and 3) Health systems in the developing world require a much greater emphasis on a health-team approach, how do I integrate?

August 24, 2020 - August 29, 2020
Global Health and Tropical Medicine Course Grand Saline, TX 75140

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

This course provides an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format. In addition, it highlights the provision of quality care through the application of global health guidelines. The sessions cover topics ranging from malnutrition to cultural context and outline approaches to whole-person care in developing communities.

September 17, 2020 - September 19, 2020
American Academy of Family Physicians Global Health Summit Houston, TX

Sponsoring Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

The 2020 Global Health Summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates. The summit will 1. Explore opportunities to think on a global scale in a local setting 2.Evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings and 3. Advise and train students, residents and physicians for global health endeavors.

October 13, 2020 - October 14, 2020
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting London, England

Sponsoring Organizations: The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

This meeting will cover specific emerging diseases such as COVID-19 as well as cross cutting themes including misinformation and infodemics, climate change, One Health, zoonoses and migration. Sessions will take the form of abstract presentations, turbo talks, keynotes and panel discussions with an emphasis on audience interaction.

October 24, 2020 - October 28, 2020
American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA 94103

Sponsoring Organizations: American Public Health Association (APHA)

The theme of this conference will be, " Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence". Sessions will address the structures and root causes that contribute to this burden and work to change these underlying conditions in communities worldwide.

November 9, 2020 - November 12, 2020
Disaster & Refugee Response: Global Principles & Practice Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

This program is a continuing education course being offered prior to the 25th Global Missions Health Conference. This course aims to empower participants to effectively contribute to global response efforts through knowledge and application of life-saving and dignity-upholding measures.

November 12, 2020 - November 14, 2020
2020 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 15, 2020 - November 19, 2020
ASTMH 69th Annual Meeting Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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 16, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Geneva Health Forum 2020 Geneva, Switzerland

Sponsoring Organizations: The Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and the University of Geneva

The goal of the Geneva Health Forum is to contribute to improving health and care access worldwide. Topics will include, 1) giving visibility to innovative field experiences by promoting innovative practices that improve access to care in resource-poor settings 2)Establish a critical and constructive dialogue among Global Health actors from various sectors, and 3)Promoting interaction between actions in the field and health policy development.

January 4, 2021 - January 15, 2021
The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) Course Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins University Center for Humanitarian Health

Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is a collaborative program with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The HELP course offers humanitarian workers an intensive course in humanitarian assistance, public health principles and disaster epidemiology.

May 11, 2021 - May 14, 2021
World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) 22nd Congress Tokyo, Japan

Sponsoring Organizations: WADEM and Japanese Association for Disaster Medicine

The theme of this conference will be, “Next Steps Toward New Challenges of Disaster Medicine”, with a focus on comprehensive, inclusive, and holistic health and medical support. The program will cover a broad range of topics including: COVID-19 and the Global Response,Pandemics and Infectious Diseases,Emergency Medical Teams (EMTs),Natural Hazards and Long-term Disaster Response, and many more.

November 17, 2021 - November 21, 2021
ASTMH 70th Annual Meeting Washington, DC

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.