Pneumonia, polio and more next week!

Dear All – Next week, the Department’s events calendar is on overdrive – pneumonia, polio, pharmaceuticals, and bottled water. For those of you who missed Dr. William Foege’s book talk on Monday, we will be sending out a video link shortly. He rocked the house.

World Pneumonia Day: Keynote: Dr. Orin Levine with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Dr. Levine is the new head of vaccine delivery for BMGF and the founder of World Pneumonia Day. )

Monday, November 12, 2012 – 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5:30-6:30 p.m. lecture, 6:30-8 p.m. reception. Foege Auditorium. Yes we know this is a holiday but parking will be easier!! .

Lecture: “Patents and Politics – How the HIV Crisis Changed Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Policies” (Keynoted Ellen ‘t Hoen is founder of the Medicines Patent Pool and former director of policy and advocacy for the Médecins sans Frontières’ Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 – 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Foege N-130 (Bioengineering Seminar Room ).

Washington Global Health Alliance Discovery Series: “Ending Polio: Closer Than Ever”

Keynote: Dr. Christopher Elias, president of the Global Development Program for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Don’t miss this great event with someone with a big overview.)

Thursday, November 15, 2012 – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Foege Auditorium.

World Health Cinema Documentary Screening: “Tapped” (This documentary takes on the bottled water industry.)

Friday, November 16, 2012 – 2:30 pm – 4:20 pm. Heath Sciences Building, Room K-069.

Hope to see you next week at one or all of these events!

Bobbi Nodell | Communications Manager | University of Washington Department of Global Health

Phone: 206.543.8309 | bnodell