Global Health Research In Focus is a bi-monthly public lecture brought to you by The Global Health Network, featuring prominent speakers in global health research. This series spans research disciplines, regions, and therapeutic areas, and celebrates advances and achievements towards more, faster and better research for health.

Recent Lectures

How to collect birth defects data using the Global Birth Defects Description and Coding App

Dr. Leke Aminkeng, Research Associate in Birth Defects; Prof. Helen Dolk, Professor of Epidemiology & Health Services Research; Katy Karnell, Research Assistant; Ulster University

This lecture to mark World Birth Defects Day focuses on surveillance and monitoring of birth defects and launches the Global Birth Defects Description and Coding App, a free surveillance tool for data recording. This lecture is held in partnership with Global Birth Defects


Why is it important for health researchers to engage school students?

Dr Alun Davies, School Engagement Lead at KEMRI | Wellcome Trust Research Programme.

In this lecture launching the mesh school engagement theme, Alun outlined the goals, methods and outcomes of school engagement as a “win-win” engagement approach for both researchers and students. This lecture drew on experiences and reflections from KEMRI | Wellcome’s School Engagement Programme and from an international practitioner’s workshop. Read more about Alun’s work here.


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