Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world
A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.
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Food monitoring system being developed could help vulnerable, say researchers
A new project to research the underlying technology – funded by a $US 1.5 million grant the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – will see researchers from the Hamlyn Centre at Imperial College London developing wearable and wall mounted sensors and AI technology to monitor how households consume food.
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IGHI Student Challenges Competition: Enter the Dragon’s Den
Join us on Monday 19th 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.
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News and events:
Student Challenges Competition
Do you have an innovative idea to improve global health? The Institute of Global Health Innovation’s annual Student Challenges Competition could help transform that idea into reality.
Our Student Challenges Competition is now open for entries to all university students based in the UK and offers the opportunity to win funding towards the implementation of a global health innovation. Applications close on 8 February 2018.
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Innovation in Healthcare summit
Around 200 people attended or watched the live stream of our Innovation in Healthcare summit, hosted on Monday 11 December 2017 at the RHS Lindley Hall in London. The event was hosted in partnership with the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), Imperial College Health Partners and Imperial College’s Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI).
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The Centre for International Child Health hosted a seminar looking at research on adolescent mental health and depression in Action and Africa.
IGHI joined up with WISH and the Research Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics for an event about bioethics and the embryo
World Blood Donor Day: What can you do? Give blood, give now, give often. Read post here
Giving blood in Africa to aid medical emergencies, natural disasters and accidents. Read post here
Supporting midwives in The Gambia to save the lives of mothers and children. Read post here
Peer-delivered mental health interventions – a pragmatic solution to scaling-up access to mental healthcare? Read post here
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. (more…)
Calling all UK based students!
Do you have an innovative idea for global health? Enter our Student Challenges Competition to win up to £5,000 to make that idea reality. Competition closes on 20 January at 11.59pm. Find out more by visiting the website.
19 January, 15.30-17.30
Global Health Forum: Seasonality and health
Venue: Anthony de Rothschild Lecture Theatre, St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington
Seasonal patterns have a significant impact on our health. Many health problems are directly related to climate change. Infectious diseases, respiratory illnesses including asthma, and allergies continue to affect the day-to-day lives of individuals. This month’s Global Health Forum highlights the importance of seasons on our health. Register here. (more…)