9th Annual Global Health Symposium: Partnerships for Sustainable Systems Strengthening

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April 3, 2013, 5:00-9:00pm

1st floor Health Sciences Learning Center

Are you interested or engaged in global health?  The UW-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) will sponsor its ninth annual symposium to highlight the exciting global health efforts of UW faculty, staff, students, and colleagues from the Madison area and beyond.  You are cordially invited to attend, share your work with the UW community, and learn from others.

We welcome presentations and participants from all disciplines that address global health or improving the conditions necessary for health.  We encourage presentations from the entire campus including the arts, agriculture, business, education, engineering, health and social sciences.

Girma Tefera, MD, FACS,will deliver the keynote address, “Defining the Role of the Diasporas in Global Health”,  for this year’s symposium.

Following the keynote address, participants may select from concurrent sessions featuring brief presentations of global health activities.  Poster presenters will then be available for a short session as the reception begins.  Delicious food, good music, and opportunities for networking will round out the evening.

Attendance at the symposium is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required, please complete the linked form here.

We hope you will join us for this exciting global health event.

Please submit an abstract if you are interested in sharing a five to seven minute presentation or displaying a poster about your global health work.

 

Abstract Requirements:

Please review the document Guidelines for Global Health Presentations.

Abstracts for posters or presentations should be sent via e-mail to Betsy Teigland at the Global Health Institute, teigland@wisc.edu (300 word maximum).  Please use the submission form found here.

The deadline for submissions is 5pm, March 8, 2013.  You will be notified of the status of your application by March 21, 2013.

For more information, please contact Betsy Teigland at teigland@wisc.edu or at 608-262-3862.

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