Conference

Thursday 08 November 2018 - Friday 09 November 2018

Women Leaders in Global Health 2018

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The second annual Women Leaders in Global Health conference takes place on 8-9 November 2018 at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK. Putting a gender lens on global health leadership and with a focus on mentoring and skills building, WLGH18 will bring together established and emerging leaders from across sectors and cultures to work towards gender equity in health leadership and to improve health for all. The two day programme includes talks, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and skills sessions. The full conference programme can be found here.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from speakers from across the global health sphere, including:

  • Dr Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Global Health Centre
  • Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General for Programmes at the World Health Organization
  • Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies
  •  Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England
  • Xavier Prats MonnéDirector-General for Health and Food Safety at the European Commission
  • Dr Joanne Liu, International President of Doctors Without Borders