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Past Global Health Events

  • Global Cancer Stigma Research Workshop

    Dr. Satish Gopal will give opening remarks at the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Global Cancer Stigma Research Workshop. The 2-day workshop is sponsored by NCI's Center for Global Health (CGH) and Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), and is focused on the impact of stigma on global cancer control, and the domestic and global cancer stigma research conducted by NIH/NCI grantees. Participants will explore research gaps for measuring stigma and developing context-specific stigma reduction interventions within the cancer care continuum in diverse global settings.

    September 28 – September 29, 2022
    Virtual
  • World Cancer Research Day: First Lady Jill Biden and Letizia, Queen of Spain, visit Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

    First Lady Jill Biden and Letizia, Queen of Spain, visit Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC), at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; in support of World Cancer Research Day 2022.

    September 21, 2022 | 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
    New York City, NY
  • Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-CA-22-019, Global Implementation Science for Equitable Cancer Control (GlobalISE Cancer Control)

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will hold a pre-application webinar for the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-CA-22-019 entitled " Global Implementation Science for Equitable Cancer Control (GlobalISE Cancer Control, U54 Clinical Trial Optional).”

    September 20, 2022 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Global Disparities: A Global Approach to Understanding the Generative Mechanisms Underpinning Cancer Health Disparities

    15TH AACR CONFERENCE ON THE SCIENCE OF CANCER HEALTH DISPARITIES IN RACIAL/ETHNIC MINORITIES AND THE MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED

    On Monday, September 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST, Dr. James R. Alaro will co-moderate concurrent session 5: Global Disparities: "A Global Approach to Understanding the Generative Mechanisms Underpinning Cancer Health Disparities," with Dr. Neal A. Palafox, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. In this session, Dr. Alaro is also presenting, "Unraveling the Generative Mechanisms that Underpin Cancer Health Disparities: A Global Approach."

    September 19, 2022 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Philadelphia Marriott Downtown In Person Philadelphia, PA
  • Transforming HepatoPancreatoBiliary Cancer Research and Care in the Omics Era

    Join NCI Center for Global Health's Dr. James Alaro and NCI Center for Cancer Research's Dr. Xin Wei Wang for two sessions at the Africa HepatoPancreatoBiliary Cancer Consortium (AHPBCC) Conference on August 27 and 28.

    August 25 – August 28, 2022
    Cairo, Egypt
  • Pre-Application Webinar for Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research

    Join NCI's Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) for an informational pre-application webinar on NOT-PAR-22-114, Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research (Clinical Trial Optional). Program staff from across NCI will highlight the scope and focus of the new funding initiative, including topics relevant for global health practitioners; and answer questions from interested applicants.

    August 5, 2022 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • ICAP Grand Rounds: Women, Power, and the Cancer Divide

    Ophira Ginsburg, M.D., M.Sc., Senior Scientific Officer, Senior Advisor for Clinical Research, Center for Global Health will provide a rationale and overview of the work of The Lancet Commission on Women and Cancer, which is in progress. This ICAP Grand Rounds webinar will be presented as part of the ICAP-Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) Initiative Webinar focused on addressing cancer in a global context.

    July 25, 2022 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • Global Health Equity Panel

    In recognition of Nelson Mandela Day, the NCI Global Health Interest Group (NCI-GHIG) will host a panel discussion on diversity, equity, and inclusion in global health. The session will provide opportunities to engage in meaningful dialogue with four global health experts from Africa, Asia, and Latin America whose work focuses on achieving global health equity. Discussions will focus on actions that the broader public health community and early career scientists can take to enhance equity and justice in global health research and practice.

    July 19, 2022 | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Lancet Oncology Commission for Sub-Saharan Africa Keynote and Panel at the Global Health Catalyst Summit

    Dr. Satish Gopal, Center for Global Health Director, will present at the Global Health Catalyst Summit at 10:30am, ET, on July 7th.

    July 7, 2022 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Johns Hopkins Conference Center In Person | Online Washington, DC
  • Equity and Representation in Global Oncology Research

    The DCEG Fellows Cancer Health Disparities Group and NCI Global Health Interest Group will host a seminar with speaker Temidayo Fedelu, M.D., M.P.H.

    June 22, 2022 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM