Global Health Day 2022

Each year, as a part of the international community, the Center for Global Health celebrates Global Health Day by sharing and informing global health knowledge, expertise and experiences with the Johns Hopkins local and international communities. Global Health Day 2022 will take place on May 11, 2022 and the theme is "Rethinking Global Health through Synergistic Co-Creation". The day will feature a speaker panel, global health innovation pitches, a virtual student poster session, and a closing keynote address. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health and the Department of International Health.  



May 11, 2022 from 8:00am-12:30pm EDT

8:00- 8:20am

Doors open and open networking time
Familiarize yourself with the Gather platform as you mingle with fellow Global Health Day participants. 

8:20- 8:30am

Welcome and Introduction
Thomas Quinn, MD
Director, The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
Professor of Medicine, Pathology, International Health, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University

8:30- 9:30am

Panel Discussion: "Setting a Shared Agenda"

Magnus Conteh
Founder & CEO, Xuberance Global Solutions Africa Ltd
Visiting Scholar in Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Verified Mentor and Advisor | Executive Director at the John Maxwell Team

Dr. Francis Omaswa
Executive Director, African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)

Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze 
Professor and Dean, School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University 

Moderated by: 
Alain Labrique, PhD
Professor of International Health, Associate Chair for Research
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 

9:30- 9:45am

Tea Break

9:45- 11:00am

Global Health Innovation Pitch Contest
The winning team will receive a $50,000 grant from the JHU Alliance for a Healthier World to provide early-stage funding for their innovative idea.
Learn how to apply here. 

11:00am- 12:00pm 

Student Poster Session
JHU students who participated in global health research or practice experiences will show their posters in a virtual poster session.  This event will feature the Center for Global Health's travel grant programs recipients and Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design students. 


Closing Keynote Presentation
Professor Sabina Faiz Rashid
Dean James P. Grant School of Public Health,
Dhaka, Bangladesh


How to join

To join us for Global Health Day, please register on Eventbrite.

Questions about Global Health Day? 



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