Global Health Summit w/Venkat Narayan

10/14/2019 7:15 AM

Global Health Summit w/Venkat Narayan
 
VIII Atlanta Global Health Summit:
Cities & Health
Global Health & Development Series
Half-Day Conference
Monday, October 14, 2019
InterContinental Hotel Buckhead
 
To prevent the risk of an urban health crisis, cities around the world must first recognize and understand their own unique health challenges.
 
In its 8th edition, the Atlanta Global Health Summit will explore the theme of urban environments and health. Panels and fireside chats will touch upon global heath concerns that affect cities and ways to manage these issues: HIV/AIDS, non-communicable and infectious diseases, and digital health.
 
Urbanization continues to accelerate, especially in developing nations: for the first time in history, half of the low and middle income people now live in cities.
 
Panel #2 Highlight
Preventable Urban Diseases
 
Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), Urbanization and Inequality
 
What are the innovations necessary to encourage decision makers to implement policies that combat obesity and diabetesreduce sedentary behaviornarrow inequalities, and improve programs to identifytreat, and monitor urban residents with NCDs?
 
Featuring:
 
Dr. Ann Aerts, Head, Novartis Foundation
Dr.Yara Baxter, Executive Project Coordinator, Novartis Foundation, Better Hearts Better Cities, São Paulo, Brazil
Pape Gaye, President and Chief Executive Officer, IntraHealth International
Dr. Venkat Narayan, Ruth and O.C. Hubert Chair of Global Health and Epidemiology, Emory University
 
Members: FREE Non-Members: $50
 
Are you a student? Contact Sarah at ssnow@gsu.edu for student pricing.
 
 
Join companies like UPS and Coca-Cola in becoming a sponsor
E-mail Fernanda, Executive Director, to learn more: fluchine@gsu.edu

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