Global Health Education Conference Umeå 26-27 October
Do you need inspiration or ideas in how to implement global health in your study programme? Would you like to learn from others in how they teach global health? This conference invites all those interested and engaged in global health education, including representatives from medical faculties in Sweden, both leaders within education and faculty members with an interest in Global Health Education.
Global health is a key area for education, research and practice both nationally and internationally. High-quality Global Health Education is crucial for Sweden’s competitiveness in a globalized world, and ability to contribute to the United Nations’ recently launched 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Purpose of the conference
To provide a platform for participants to connect and showcase initiatives and innovative ideas about Global Health Education from universities in Sweden and internationally.
To move towards formulating strategies and developing tools for strengthening Global Health Education at all levels of training across universities in Sweden.
All interested and engaged in global health education.Representatives from medical faculties in Sweden, both leaders within education and faculty members with an interest in Global Health Education, as well as representatives from relevant professional organizations, student organizations, and selected international guests.
Contact person: Karin Båge
The conference will be held in Umeå, Sweden from lunch to lunch, on October 26-27 2016.
The Epidemiology and Global Health Unit at Umeå University and the Swedish
Society of Medicine’s Committee for Global Health.