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The University of Southampton
Southampton Ethics Centre

Exploring commonalities in Global Health Research 2 Event

08:45 - 17:00
16 June 2016
Hilton Hotel Southampton, Bracken Place Chilworth, Southampton. SO16 3RB

For more information regarding this event, please email Frances Clarke at .

Event details

Seizing opportunities for research collaboration and capacity-building. Bringing together expertise from Brazil, Africa, Canada & the Middle East.


DRAFT PROGRAMME (the programme is under construction and will be added to as details are confirmed)

  • 08.45 - 09.15: Registration. Tea and coffee and networking
  • 09.15 - 09.30: Welcome and Introduction: Professor Marie-Louise Newell, Director, Global Health Research Institute
  • Research Theme 1 - Nutrition and Development
  • 10.00- 10.30 Dr Lara Nasreddine, Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University of Beirut: 'Public Health Nutrition Research in the Middle East and in particular, Lebanon'

Respondent Professor Mark Hanson

  • Research Theme 2 - Infections
  • 10.45 - 11.15 Professor Antonio Luiz Ribeiro, Head of Research and Innovation, Hospital das Clínicas, UFMG, Brazil: 'Current challenges to healthcare in Brazil'

Respondent: Professor Robert Read

Coffee/tea and refreshments will be available throughout the day

  • Research Theme 3 - Population
  • 11.45 - 12.15 Professor Osman Sankoh, Executive Director, INDEPTH Network: 'The role of health and demographic surveillance systems in global health research.'

Respondent: Professor Nyovani Madise

  • Research Theme 4 - Right to Health/Governance/Ethics
  • 12.30 - 13.00 Dr Lisa Forman, Assistant Professor, Social & Behavioural Health Sciences Division, Office of Global Public Health Education & Training, Toronto: 'The right to health, and global health policy'

Respondent: Professor John Coggon

13.15 Lunch and Divide into working groups:

1.Nutrition and development: Group leader Dr Sarah Kehoe/Dr Danielle Lambrick

2.Infections: Group leader Dr Myron Christodoulides

3.Population: Group leader Dr Fifi Amoako-Johnson

4.Right to health/Governance/Ethics: Group leader Dr Claire Lougarre 

NB Mark Hanson and Marie-Louise Newell to be floating facilitators across all four groups

  • 14.00 Groups discuss their input into a PhD fellowship application for submission as a Southampton based PhD programme of work: Identify Gaps in knowledge in the subject area, identify Southampton strengths and opportunities for filling those gaps, Identify specific PhD opportunities. This then will generate a draft proposal for contributing towards a DTC Global Health at Southampton: report back to plenary. Tea and coffee will be available during the afternoon.
  • 16.00 Group leaders report back
  • 17.00 Close

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