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2nd Annual Sussex Global Health and Development Conference

2nd Annual Sussex Global Health and Development Conference

The Sussex Global Health and Development Conference is an annual two-day international event that encompasses discussions and expert insight on contemporary global health and development matters and inspiring action on the local, national and global stage. Arranged by students and staff from a collection of global health and social science institutions at Sussex and takes place on 18-19th March in the Jubilee Building at the University of Sussex.

The 2nd annual conference is entitled ‘Blind Spots in the Global Agenda’. This year, the conversation is around neglected health and development issues with a focus on Nutrition, Mental Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). The event will feature over 50 guest speakers representing a broad spectrum of backgrounds in global health and development. Delivered through plenary sessions, panel discussions, breakout sessions, small-group seminars and film screenings, the weekend will focus on a selection of key issues such as Water Security, Mental Health Effects of Conflict, Childhood Obesity and much, much more.  

We have confirmed staff and faculty from Harvard, UK Government's Department for International Development (DfID), the BBC, the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and Public Health England, to name a few.

There will be extensive opportunities to network and there will be a careers in Global Health and Development session on both days.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on Eventbrite or via our Facebook Event.