Global Health Conference

International Conference of Global Health

20th August 2018 – 23rd August 2018 

Closed for bookings

We are delighted to announce our forthcoming conference on Global Health and Epidemiology.  Hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, this conference will enable researchers, academics and health practitioners from across the globe to hear from eminent scholars and meet colleagues to discuss and debate key global and public health issues for populations and communities across the world. 

Our range of key note speakers with their preliminary titles include:

Professor Mark Woodward: The George Institute for Global Health, University of Oxford 

  • Cardiovascular Disease and the female disadvantage. 

Professor Cunrui Huang: School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University 

  • Climate change and rising heat: implications for working people. 

Professor Eef Hogervorst: Centre for Global Health and Human Development, Loughborough University 

  • Designing for Dementia to Improve Uptake of Healthy Lifestyles. 

Professor Qunhong Wu: Deputy Dean, School of Health Management, Harbin Medical University 

  •  Health Security Risk and Vulnerabilities Facing China in the Context of Globalization. 

Professor Martie Van Tongeren: Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health. University of Manchester  

  • Occupational ill-health reporting in the UK: current practice and recent developments. 

Professor Duolao Wang: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 

  • Statistical issues in design and analysis of health intervention studies. 

The conference themes are:

  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Dementia and Mental Health
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Maternal and child health
  • Social and community based health
  • International Health
  • Physical inactivity, physical & mental health
  • Health Systems and Policy, Mobile Health and Big Data

Call for abstracts 

Abstracts are invited for parallel sessions and poster presentations from the above themes.  Abstracts are due by the 25th June and notifications by the academic committee will be received by 9th July 2018.  To submit your abstract send it to FEHWevents@wlv.ac.uk 

Abstract Submission and Presentation Guidelines 2018 (Word doc 19k)

Key dates and deadlines 

Organising Committee 

Chair: Prof Ruoling Chen 

Dr Ranjit Khutan, Amena Dilmohamed, Bhawna Solanki, Dr Kay Biscomb, Natalia Hill, Laura Janavicius, Andrew Thelwall, Susie Mellors 

 Academic Committee 

Prof Ruoling Chen, Prof John Middleton, Dr Ranjit Khutan, Prof Kaarin Anstey, Prof Yunxia Xao, Prof Rebecca Jester

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