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September 2017

IHME Presents: GBD 20th Anniversary Event

September 25 @ 8:30 AM - September 27 @ 5:00 PM

Join us for an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Global Burden of Disease study, September 25–27, 2017, in Seattle. The GBD is the world’s largest systematic, scientific effort to quantify the magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and population.

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IHME Presents: 20th Anniversary Training

September 25 @ 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Description: As part of the GBD 20th symposium, IHME is pleased to offer a GBD Training Day, which provides opportunities for in-depth exploration and hands-on learning. Participants will learn from GBD experts and have opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world.Format of the Training Day: There are nine modules that span different concepts, applications, and methods used in the GBD study. Each module is offered four times throughout the day. You will have the option to select one module for…

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IHME Presents: GBD 20th Anniversary Keynote: Mr. Bill Gates & Dr. Jim Kim

September 27 @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St
Seattle,Washington98109 United States
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The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington and the international medical journal, The Lancet, cordially are honored to invite and others interested in population health to attend a special event with Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. Mr. Gates and Dr. Kim will be delivering keynote addresses between 9 am and 12:30 pm on Wednesday, September 27, at McCaw Hall in Seattle.…

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October 2017

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

October 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stoel Rives LLP, 600 University St. (One Union Square - Floor 36)
Seattle,WA98101United States
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U.S. presidents have long had to balance trying to maintain U.S. credibility and global leadership on human rights while seeking to advance interests and relationships with world leaders that undermined or weakened human rights-respecting policies. Join the World Affairs Council for a discussion of the challenge of advancing human rights in U.S. policy and what to expect from the Trump administration as global human rights crises continue to unfold.

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