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Past Global Health Events

  • NIH Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer - Basic Science:  Biology & Genomics

    NIH Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Virtual Workshop Series

    The NIH Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Virtual Workshop Series will feature four 3-hour virtual sessions on different aspects of this topic between February and June 2024. This series of virtual workshops will bring together those that are interested in sex and gender differences in cancer in the areas of basic biology, genomics, epigenetics, immunology, clinical/translational science, as well as population science, to not only learn about the latest research findings but to also identify gaps in our knowledge, identify potential collaborative opportunities, and learn best practices for methodology and reporting.

    February 22, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
  • White House Forum on Advancing Cervical Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Survival

    On Thursday, January 25, the Biden Cancer Moonshot will host a forum marking Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and highlighting the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to and progress on improving education, prevention, HPV vaccination, early detection, and treatment. Leaders from across government, research, healthcare, patient advocacy, and other sectors will come together to discuss the greatest challenges domestically and globally, share progress on work being done, and generate new actions and collaborations.

    January 25, 2024 | 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
  • 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
  • Rapid & Adaptive Embedded IS Approach in Resource-Constrained Settings - D & I 2023 Annual Conference

    CGH staff, Drs. Fatou Jallow, Margarita Correa-Mendez, and Julia Gage will join Dr. Peter Hovmand and Andrea Matos to present at the16th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, co-hosted by the National Institutes of Health and AcademyHealth. Their panel presentation will discuss the results from an embedded implementation research (IR) engagement supporting scale-up of HPV-based cervical cancer control in Peru.

    December 11, 2023 | 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
    Crystal Gateway Marriott Salon K (first level, Crystal Gateway Marriott) Arlington, VA
  • Research and Innovation Translation Partnerships in Point-of-Care Technologies Conference and Technology Showcase

    The conference will bring together researchers, technology developers, clinicians, and industry partners from all NIBIB Point of Care Technology Network (POCTRN) centers, regulatory administrators, non-government organization (NGO) leaders, and investors network to discuss complementary expertise and resources to accelerate point-of-care and home-based diagnostic technology innovation, validation, and commercialization.

    November 28 – November 29, 2023
    Bethesda, MD USA
  • Contributions of Community Health Workers and Patient Navigators in the Cancer Continuum and Research in LMICs: Practical Examples, and Opportunities for Engagement @ London Global Cancer Week

    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 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
  • The Lancet Oncology Commission on Global Cancer Surgery: Pragmatic Solutions to Improve Cancer Surgery Outcomes Worldwide @ London Global Cancer Week

    Progress in improving global cancer surgery access and delivery has been too slow to meet rising demand—a new Lancet Oncology Commission puts forward pragmatic, geographically contextualized solutions for transformative and equitable change. This webinar will feature authors and guest speakers who will relay key findings and recommendations from the report.

    November 14, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • The Lancet Commission on Women, Power and Cancer @ London Global Cancer Week

    In this Lancet Webinar, authors of The Lancet Commission will summarize the key findings of the Commission work in the following key areas: cancer equity and gender, transformative policies, cancer prevention in women, gender-responsive frameworks in the healthcare context, and the value of women in cancer economics. A panel of guests representing a variety of stakeholders across the oncology community, will then discuss the recommendations and priority actions put forward by the Commission. The webinar will conclude with an audience Q&A session. This Lancet Webinar is organized as part of London Global Cancer Week, hosted by The Lancet.

    November 13, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  • AORTIC 2023 Conference

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is leading several scientific sessions at the 2023 African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC) Conference to be held in Dakar, Senegal, on November 2-6, 2023. The conference themed, “Cancer in Africa: Implementation, Workforce, Opportunities”, will bring together clinicians, researchers, implementers, and advocates from the African continent, the US, and across the world to address key issues around cancer control in Africa. The conference Keynotes will include opening remarks by Satish Gopal, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Global Health, NCI.

    November 2 – November 6, 2023
    Dakar, Senegal
  • 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