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We are planning an exciting series of global health events for the beginning of the next academic year in September. Please check back nearer the time for more information.

Past events


Turning the World Upside Down

15th April

Launch of Lord Nigel Crisp’s online platform, Turning the World Upside Down

Lord Nigel Crisp, former chief executive of the NHS and crossbench member of the House of Lords, this week announced the launch of Turning the World Upside Down - - an online community and platform to share, collect and celebrate innovations in health from developing countries.

The launch event, hosted by King’s Centre for Global Health, was introduced by Prof Sir Robert Lechler, and brought together a panel consisting of Professor Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, Maureen Bisognano, President and CEO of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, Fiona Godlee, editor-in-chief of the BMJ and Dr Charles Alessi, chair of Clinical Commissioners. Presenters pitched examples of innovation from developing countries to the panel. The live debate was streamed live to hundreds of people around the world.

To view the video recording of this event, click here.

Celebrating KHP's work in Zambia, Sierra Leone and Somaliland

13th February

Celebrating King’s Health Partners’ work in Zambia, Sierra Leone and Somaliland

Governors' Hall, St Thomas' Hospital, London

Hugh Taylor and Patricia Moberly, current and former Chair of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, hosted an evening to celebrate the King's Health Partners' work in Zambia, Sierra Leone and Somaliland.


The Global Health Research Seminar Series

October - November

The Global Health Research Seminar Series

These sessions provide a great opportunity to come and hear about exciting global health work from across the community and network with likeminded academics and healthcare professionals.

Past sessions have covered topics such as:

Mental Health and the outcome of HIV/AIDS in low and middle income countries - Rosie Mayston, Programme Lead for the Global Mental Health MSc at the Centre for Global Mental Health.

KCGH Road Shows

September - October

King's Centre for Global Health Road Shows

Last Autumn King’s Centre for Global Health showcased its capacity building programmes in Somaliland, Sierra Leone and Zambia. Attendees came to meet the team, hear about our work and discuss opportunities to get involved with the partnerships. We plan to hold another round of these roadshows in Autumn 2013. Please check back nearer the time for more information.

Online seminar series: Distance learning via MedicineAfrica

The King’s Centre for Global Health held an online seminar series on its distance learning programmes in Somaliland and Sierra Leone. The sessions were aimed at individuals from any health discipline interested in getting involved with distance learning, medical education or global health.


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