March 26, 2015

MSH is a founding member of the Massachusetts Global Health Alliance (MGHA) and is excited to share this event.  The Massachusetts Global Health Alliance (MGHA) welcomes Seun Adebiyi. Come hear Seun speak about surviving cancer, founding the Bone Marrow Registry in Nigeria, his global leadership in cancer advocacy, and how he did it all while training for the Olympics.

March 26, 2015

This session of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference will address the problem of attacks on health workers, facilities, and patients in armed conflicts and situations of political volatility, repression, or violence. It will review the scope of the problem, impacts on health systems in affected countries, initiatives in evidence development and documentation, and strategies for increased protection through both humanitarian and human rights approaches. Speakers Widney Brown, JD, Director of Programs, Physicians for Human Rights, New York, New York

March 24, 2015

RSVP required to Lunch will be served. Tuberculosis (TB) kills 1.5 million people a year, mainly spread by coughing. From 8 to 10 million people in the US have TB infection. Drug resistance is growing globally, but TB programs are achieving impressive results by engaging with the community. How can we beat TB? How can we move faster to end TB deaths? Moderator: John Fawcett, Legislative Director, RESULTS Speakers Charles Wallace, PhD, MPH, National TB Controllers Association and former Manager, Tuberculosis Services Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services