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Past Global Health Events

  • The Lancet Commission on Women, Power, and Cancer: North American Launch

    The Lancet Commission on Women, Power, and Cancer was created to address issues at the intersection of social inequality, cancer risk and outcomes, and the status of women in society. This session at ASCO's 2024 Annual Meeting will serve as the North American launch of the Commission Report.

    June 1, 2024 | 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
    American Society of Clinical Oncology 2024 Annual Meeting Room S504
  • NIH Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer - Clinical Sciences

    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.

    May 23, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
  • UW Carbone Cancer Center Grand Rounds: Engaging Communities Forgotten by Cancer Research in Malawi and at the NCI

    NCI Center for Global Health Director, Dr. Satish Gopal, will present at University of Wisconsin's Carbone Cancer Center Grand Rounds event as part of their Inaugural Global Oncology Symposium. Dr. Gopal will discuss "Engaging Communities Forgotten by Cancer Research in Malawi and at the NCI."

    May 22, 2024 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Hybrid Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) Room 1306 Madison, WI
  • Think Tank on Advancing Gastric Cancer Prevention

    The Think Tank on Advancing Gastric Cancer Prevention aims to provide an interactive forum for a multidisciplinary group of experts to review the current research and resources for gastric cancer prevention. This forum will feature "lightning talks" and small group discussions to address challenges in the field and identify areas for future national and international research in gastric cancer prevention and control.

    May 17, 2024 | 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
    Rockville, MD USA
  • 12th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research

    The 12th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research (ASGCR) will be held virtually May 6 – May 9, 2024. The theme of ASGCR 2024 is “Collaborating for Impact.”

    May 6 – May 9, 2024
  • NIH Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer - Basic Science: Immunology

    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.

    March 28, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
  • NIH @ the 15th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference

    NIH is hosting and sponsoring several sessions at the 15th annual CUGH conference. Learn more and attend these sessions.

    March 7 – March 10, 2024
    Los Angeles, CA
  • 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
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