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Global Health Events

In an effort to fulfill our mission to advance global cancer research, the Center for Global Health (CGH) sponsors and participates in a number of global health events for both national and international audiences. Although events vary by region and topic, they all focus on the open exchange of scientific knowledge.

Upcoming Events

  • Pre-Application Webinar for Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), RFA-CA-23-033: Implementation Science for Cancer Control in People Living with HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

    This is a pre-application webinar for the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), RFA-CA-23-033, Implementation Science for Cancer Control in People Living with HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. NCI program staff will highlight the scope and focus on this funding initiative an answer questions from interested applicants. Participation in the webinar, although encouraged, is optional and is not required for the submission of an application in response to this NOFO.

    October 3, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Alleviating EBV & KSHV-Mediated Suffering in Africa - City of Hope Global Oncology Symposium

    Drs. Doug Lowy and Satish Gopal will present at the City of Hope Global Oncology Symposium on Oncogenic Viruses. This Symposium will showcase four sessions with a blend of in-person and virtual speakers, ensuring a comprehensive perspective from cancer control in lower-middle-income countries to taking a deep dive into molecular mechanisms and therapies. Each session consists of presentations from our expert panelists, followed by a Q&A.

    October 27, 2023 | 11:50 AM – 12:50 AM
  • London Global Cancer Week-Contributions of Community Health Workers and Patient Navigators in the Cancer Continuum and Research in LMICs: Practical Examples, and Opportunities for Engagement

    This session will explore the impact of community health workers (CHWs) and patient navigators (PNs) in the cancer care continuum, advocating for their recognition in bridging the gap between cancer research and practice, strategies for integrating CHWs and PNs into cancer care and research, and practical steps for policy and implementation. It will also include a panel discussion featuring experienced practitioners, researchers, and CHWs and PNs from diverse global settings and a interactive audience engagement activities like Q&A sessions and live polling. This session is hosted in collaboration with London Global Cancer Week (LGCW) 2023.

    November 15, 2023 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Embracing the Complexity: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Advance the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

    In these in-depth virtual Ideation minilabs, which span four hours each, participants will collaborate and refine research themes that have emerged from the Visioning stage. The focus here is on creating strong and impactful themes and opportunities that can serve as the foundation for pioneering research in the field of CHD. These workshops are dynamic, engaging, and foster cross-discipline discussions. They provide a unique platform for diverse individuals to come together and collectively ideate innovative solutions that cut across traditional boundaries. Additionally, participants will contribute to the creation of white papers summarizing the identified themes and opportunities. Registration closes November 8th.

    January 23 – January 31, 2024

Past Global Health Events

See a listing of past meetings and events sponsored by CGH.

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