Join K4Health at the 8th Annual CUGH Conference

Anne Kott

CCP | Communications Director
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K4Health is proud to present at the 8th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference, which takes place Thursday, April 6 – Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. The theme for this year’s conference, which is one of the world’s leading academic global health meetings, is “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership & Sustainability in Global Health.”

If you’re attending the CUGH conference this year, please join us at the following K4Health presentations and events:

Thursday, April 6 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Columbia 3): How Does the Readership of Journals from Different Disciplines Understand Global Health?

Jim Shelton, MD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief of our Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP) journal, will join a panel of editors from the worlds of geoscience, architecture, and global health to discuss ways to introduce the global health agenda into their respective fields, and to share lessons on moving knowledge from paper publication to on the ground impact. The focus will be on how global health messages are delivered and perceived in different disciplines.

Friday, April 7 | 1:00 – 2:00pm (poster session): New Narratives in Global Health: Using Stories and Storytelling to Promote Family Planning. (Rupali J. Limaye, PhD, MPH, MA, Anne Ballard Sara, MPH, Elizabeth Futrell, MPH)

Saturday, April 8 | 1:00pm - 2.30pm. (poster session): Blended Learning on Family Planning Policy Requirements: Key Findings and Implications from a Mixed Methods Study. (Saori Ohkubo, MA, Rupali J. Limaye, PhD, MPH, MA, Naheed Ahmed, MA, MPH, Anne Ballard Sara, MPH)

Saturday, April 8 | 1:30pm (International Ballroom Center): GHSP/CUGH Student Manuscript Contest

CUGH and our GHSP journal will announce the winning entries for the GHSP/CUGH Student Manuscript contest. The winners will be announced at the Awards and Recognition Ceremony in the International Ballroom Center. GHSP will publish up to 3 student manuscripts in a future issue, with the goal of highlighting the work of global health students and mentoring them through the publication process.

Follow @K4Health on Twitter for session updates and commentary throughout the conference. See you there!