Monthly update from the Institute of Global Health Innovation

Upcoming events

3 March 2017 18.00-20.00
Students Challenges Competition: Enter the Dragon’s Den
Venue: Imperial College Business School LG101 – LGR, South Kensington campus

Join us on Monday 13 March for our interactive Dragon’s Den style event to find the winner of our annual Student Challenges Competition. The competition provides a platform for students based in the UK to showcase their global health research idea and win up to £5000 to develop it further. Runners-up and audience choice prizes will also be awarded.

Find out more here

16 March 2017 16.00-17.30
Centre for International Child Health seminar: ‘Tuberculosis – why are we not winning the fight?’
Venue: Anthony de Rothschild Lecture Theatre, St Mary’s Medical School

In March 2017, the Centre for International Child Health are launching a new bi-monthly seminar series to discuss pertinent issues in global health which can affect children and their families anywhere in the world.

To register, click here.


In the lead-up to World Cancer Day on 4 February, healthcare experts, scientists and the wider Imperial community gathered to celebrate the renewed Cancer Research UK Imperial Centre and Imperial Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC).  Read more about this here.

Imperial Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research announces the Global Health Research Seed Grant scheme. Find out more about this here.

Professor Ara Darzi, Director of the Institute for Global Health Innovation talks about his research the importance of global collaboration in a new interview.

Latest IGHI Blog articles

How might we increase uptake of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme?

By Gianpaolo Fusari and Madeleine Maxwell at the Helix Centre for Design in Healthcare, a multi-disciplinary team of designers, technologists, researchers and clinicians based at St. Mary’s Hospital, using human-centred design methods to tackle problems in healthcare.

Lessons from Leprosy Disability Prevention and Reconstructive Surgery Programme
By Dr Santosh Rath, Visiting Professor, Institute of Global Health InnovationImperial College London

Topical issues in STIs: going beyond testing at the Jefferiss Wing centre for Sexual Health
By Dr Angela Bailey, Consultant HIV/GU medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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