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Updated programme and book of symposia for GLOBVAC Conference 2015

The 9th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research will take place at Hotel Clarion in Oslo 17-18 March 2015.The host of this year's conference is the Interfaculty research programme - LEVE (Livelihoods in developing countries) at the University of Oslo.

The registration deadline has been extented to February 13th 2015.   

Still haven't registered? Don’t hesitate, use this link and register now!

Updated programme and Book of Symposia

Wondering who will be at the conference and what new research results will be presented this year? See the latest programme and book of symposia by going to the conference web page.

We have added a symposium on Preparedness for Epidemics, with the recent Ebola epidemic as case, and a book launch of the new book edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and Alicia Ely Yamin: The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights - The Power of Numbers to Shape Agendas.

See all the details at the conference web page.

Student conference 

There will be a student conference at Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, University of Oslo  on 16 March. The conference is free of charge and open for all interested. Crown princess Mette-Marit of Norway will open the student conference.

To register for the student conference " Youth-Centered Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the Post-2015 Development Agenda" follow this link

 

Some of the confirmed key note speakers:

(Photo: 1: Marshall Niles Photography 2013, 2: Jo Michael, Det Kongelige Hoff, 3: Hoosen Coovadia/UCL Institute for Global Health, 4: FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, 5: UIO, Institute of Health and Society.)

Rajendra Kumar Pachauri has been serving as the chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) since 2002, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 during his tenure.

H.R.H Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway will open the student conference. She is actively involved in HIV/AIDS-related work at the national and international level. In 2006, she was appointed Special Representative for UNAIDS.

Professor Hoosen Coovadia is Director of at MatCH (Maternal Adolescent & Child Health).
He is an internationally renowned and leading South African researcher in maternal and child health and has led ground-breaking research in mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Alicia Yamin is a Lecturer on Global Health and Policy Director at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. She has had a twenty-year career at the intersection of health, human rights, and development.

Professor Per Fugelli is a physician and professor of community medicine at the University of Oslo. He is one of Norway's most frequent contributors to the public debate on public health, and has published and co-authored nearly 50 books.

For full details on program, symposia and registration see the conference web page.

 

 

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