Global Health Academy

Global Health Academy Events

A list of upcoming and past events hosted or supported by the Global Health Academy.

Palliative Care in Fragile Settings - Lunchtime Seminar

Speakers and informal roundtable discussion: Chronic disease care in Uganda and Bangladesh

Global Citizenship & Volunteering Symposium

A Symposium hosted by the Global Health Academy and EMMS International, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Tropical Health Education Trust (THET), with Sir Eldryd Parry.

Global Health Academy Special Lecture Series 2018

Mark Dybul
Megatrends in development: the role of health and education. How a healthy educated young population will change the shape of the African continent.

Planetary Health Annual Meeting

an aerial view of a lake and grass
May 2018: Bringing together communities around the world to stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration towards ground-breaking solutions to major planetary health challenges.

John Muir: Celtic Prophet of Ecological Conciousness

29 March 2018: A lecture given by writer and theologian Dr John Phillip Newell

Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security Launch Live Stream

Bill Gates and Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt
A Facebook live stream launch event for the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

Grant Writing and Grant Development Workshop Series

January 2018: A series of workshops for those involved in designing and delivering research projects through international development partnerships. They are designed to help build relevant interventions that achieve lasting impact, and develop toolkits for designing and implementing effective, winning proposals.

Mitigating Emerging Infection: Challenges for Public Security & Justice

Nov 2017: This workshop will bring together early career researchers from the UK and Mexico who are interested in emerging infectious diseases and infectious threats to global health.

Global Palliative Care Day: Leadership and Universal Health Coverage

The University of Edinburgh, Global Health Academy and Cairdeas International Palliative Care Trust invite you to a global palliative care day on Tuesday September 19th 2017 in partnership with the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC) Primary Care Reference Group.

Zambia lecture: Princess Kasune Zule

Princess Kasune will speak about courage, compassion and her experiences of living with HIV in Zambia. Princess is author of the book, Warrior Princess: Fighting for Life with Courage and Hope.

Barefoot Therapists: What can we learn from lay-providers of psychosocial interventions in low-resource settings

A global mental health seminar hosted by the University of Edinburgh Global Mental Health Academic Network

Sharing knowledge between low-and high- income contexts: Capacity Building for Global Mental Health

A global mental health seminar at the University of Edinburgh hosted by the University of Edinburgh Global Mental Health Academic Network

Untangling resilience to depression

A Global Health Academy and Edinburgh Neurosience event for World Health Day

Launch Workshop of the University of Edinburgh Global Mental Health Network February 27th 2017

Are you doing research in the area of global mental health? Do you wish to develop new research in this area?

Sport, Mental Health and Dementia

An Academy of Sport, Scottish Football Museum and Global Health Academy seminar on sports, mental health and dementia