June is Global Health Month!

June is Global Health Month!

Are you interested in a career in global health? Do you wonder what all the talk of global health is about and what the term even means? Join us this month to network, learn, and get engaged with organizations, local and global, that are making a difference in global health.

June 6: Combating Cancer in the Developing World: Where Infectious Disease, Immunity and Cross-cultural Research Solutions Intersect, with Dr. Lawrence Corey, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s President and Director, and a panel of cancer-care experts from Egypt, India, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Nepal, Oman, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank, and Yemen.

June 9: How To Be A Changemaker: Combating HIV/AIDS and Eradicating Poverty through Social Enterprise, A Conversation with Thailand’s Mr. Condom, TEDxChange speaker Mechai Viravaidya.

June 22: Vaccines: The Global Health Miracle featuring Ms. Helen Evans, Interim CEO, GAVI Alliance; Dr. Alan Aderem, Director, Seattle BioMed; Dr. Chris Elias, President and CEO, PATH; Dr. David Fleming, Director and Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County.

June 28: African Leaders Championing the Fight against HIV/AIDS with His Excellency Mr. Festus Gontebanye Mogae, former President of Botswana and Chairman of the Champions for an HIV-Free Generation.