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Global Health Networking Event

Hosted by Global Health Initiative and LSE LIFE

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Chair

Dr Justin Parkhurst

Dr Justin Parkhurst

Chair of the Global Health Initiative and Associate Professor of Global Health Policy

The Global Health Initiative, in collaboration with LSE LIFE, is organising a Networking Event to discuss “What does Global Health mean to you?”

The objective of this session is to facilitate interaction between students and staff at LSE working on global health courses/research across the School. The event will start with a short presentation of global health research at LSE and will be followed by an interactive discussion with students and faculty.

Using the “World Café” format, small groups will be invited to discuss and approach the topic from different disciplinary angles and then share their views with the larger group. Networking drinks will follow to continue the discussion.

This event is free and open to LSE Staff and Students only. Please register here

Staff and students are advised that they must have a negative lateral flow test within the past 4 days to attend this event, this will be checked upon arrival. 

If you have any adjustment requirements, please contact us on globalhealth@lse.ac.uk as soon as possible so that arrangements, where possible, may be arranged. 

 

About the Chair

Dr Justin Parkhurst 

Justin Parkhurst is an Associate Professor of Global Health Policy in the LSE Department of Health Policy. He is co-director of the MSc in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing programme, and the current serving Chair of the LSE Global Health Initiative. Dr Parkhurst’s research interests lie in global health politics and policy, as well as the political nature of evidence use to inform policy decisions. He recently led a 5-year programme of work on Getting Research Into Policy in Health (the GRIP-Health programme) funded by the European Research Council – which has produced a number of outputs and publications (most open access) on the politics and governance of evidence. He is currently leading (jointly with Dr Clare Wenham) a Wellcome Trust supported project on Building the Case for Health Sciences Research in Africa (2018-2020). He was also a co-investigator on the recently completed LINK-Data for Decision Making project - www.linkmalaria.org – a DFID-supported programme of work that strengthens the use of data for malaria decision-making in Africa. 

 

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