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Building and Maintaining Sustainable Global Health Partnerships

Third Annual McGill Global Health Conference
Friday, May 8, 2009
La Plaza – Holiday Inn Midtown

The McGill Global Health Programs hosted the 3rd annual conference: Building and Maintaining Sustainable Global Health Partnerships on Friday, May 8th, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the La Plaza-Holiday Inn Midtown and included outstanding panelists from medicine, law, and arts among others as well as outside speakers discussing the challenges and opportunities of working in international partnerships.


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AGENDA
Agenda [.doc]

Keynote:
Building Health Partnerships:Lessons for Universities [.ppt]
Gerald Keusch

Panel 1: RESEARCH
Moderator: Greg Matlashewski

Opportunities and Challenges for Mass Chemotherapy Programs Against Parasitic Diseases in Low-Resource Settings [.ppt]
Roger Prichard

Conducting research on the health and living conditions of the elderly populations in the emerging economies of Latin America and the Caribbean [.ppt]
Maria Victoria Zunzunegui

Rethinking Trauma as a Global Challenge: medical, social and epidemiological perspectives [.ppt]
Duncan Pedersen


Panel 2: LOCAL TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING
Moderator: Timothy Geary

Working on intellectual property right laws in low-resource settings [.ppt]
Richard Gold

Capacity building through development programs: the experience of the Unité de Santé Internationale [.pptx]
Besim Nuri

The Art of Partnerships: Fostering Effective North-South Research Collaboration [.ppt]
Philip Oxhorn


Keynote:
Challenges and Opportunities in International Partnerships: View of the South [.ppt]
Patricia García

Keynote:
Fogarty’s Experiences in Supporting Academic Partnerships Between High- and Low-Income Academic Institutions [.ppt]
Michael Johnson

Panel 3: EDUCATION
Moderator: Lea Barrang-Ford

CASIEF's support to Rwandan Anesthesiology Residency: Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives [.ppt]
Theogene Twagirumugabe

Training young researchers in India around the themes of rural women's access to quality health care: Accounting for gender issues and building on capacities
Bilkis Vissandjee and Claudine Chevrier