U21 HSG Annual Meeting 2017
Global Health: Challenges, Constraints and Implementation Models
Thank you for attending the 2017 U21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting hosted by the University of Johannesburg!
The theme for the 2017 annual meeting was 'Global Health: Challenges, Constraints and Implementation Models'. The meeting featured plenary sessions on the following topics: Global Health, Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health, Mental Health, Women and Children's Health, and HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
A one-day Doctoral Student Forum took place on Monday 18 September. On Tuesday 19 September, two workshops on current U21 HSG projects were scheduled: SDG workshop (morning) and Clinical Simulation (afternoon).
A selection of presentations and reports from this meeting are listed below.
Tuesday 19 September
Health based on Human Rights and a Sustainable Development perspective - Per-Olof Östergren (Lund University)
Wednesday 20 September
Constraints to achieve global health - Per-Olof Östergren (Lund University)
Provost's message to U21 HSG - Bairbre Redmond (Universitas 21)
Thursday 21 September
U21 Health Sciences Summer School 2017 report - Sibusiso Mdletshe (University of Johannesburg)
U21 Health Sciences Summer School 2018 overview - Cecilia Lundberg, Susanne Brokop, Martin Stafström (Lund University)
Friday 22 September
Women's health: gender-based violence - Caroline Bradbury-Jones (University of Birmingham)
Children's environmental health in South Africa - Angela Mathee (South African Medical Research Council)
HIV/AIDS and TB in the South African population: lessons learnt and interventions - Geoff Setswe (Independent Public Health Consultant)
Challenges with managing HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in a society with high levels of inequality - Geoff Setswe (Independent Public Health Consultant)