Dates: March 20th – 21st
Location: Microsoft Teams - Facilitated through Zoom
Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students from any field of study.
Presenting Approaching Equity in Global Health during COVID-19, a conference organized by Western Heads East (WHE), Global Health Equity Collective (GHEC), the Faculty of Health Sciences Student Council (FHSSC), Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), UWO students for PIH (Partners in Health), Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR).
This is a 2-day conference, providing participants with the opportunity to explore, connect, and collaborate with the healthcare industry; learn from the keynote speakers, the workshops, and your peers.
Check out the general event breakdown below.
Day 1: March 20th - We will have a series of workshops and keynote speakers joining us for the conference.
Day 2: March 21st - Delegates will be challenged to read, analyze, and develop recommendations for a strategy global health case in teams, and present a completed slide deck to a panel of healthcare industry experts.
This is a great opportunity for participants to share ideas, policies and solutions for issues related to global health equity and COVID-19.
Cash prize will be awarded to 1st place winners.
If students want to compete there is a minimum donation fee of $3 per competing member (ie: if there is a group of 3 competitors, minimum donation is $9).
Students who are attending the case competition without competing are not required but are encouraged to provide a donation.
Donations will go towards establishing a Maternal Center of Excellence (MCOE) in rural Kono District, Sierra Leone to provide high-quality care to women and families who need it most, building local health capacity for sustained impact, and creating a blueprint for scaling proven interventions in women's health around the world.
You will receive the invitation link upon registration. Be sure to follow WHE Facebook page for more upcoming information about the event.