Annual Symposia

Complex systems thinking and NCD prevention

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017 Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Venue: John Snow Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Symposium Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases & ECOHOST The Centre for Health and Social Change  Annual Symposium 2017 The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) persists worldwide despite proclamations after the 2011 United […]

3rd Annual Symposium: Addressing the Intersection of NCD and HIV: Challenges and Opportunities

Date: April 15th 2014 Location: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Background Approximately 80% of deaths caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) occur in low & middle income countries (LMIC), and in many cases, these countries are facing a continuing burden of infectious diseases such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  Over the last 25 years many LMIC […]

2nd Annual Symposium: Preventing global NCDs through low carbon development

Date: Tuesday 12 February 2013 Time: 9:00 am Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) poses an enormous threat to populations and health systems across the globe. At the same time, the impacts of climate change are predicted to have profound public health […]

1st Annual Symposium: Global Non-Communicable Disease: from research to action

Date: Wednesday 25th of April 2012 The Centre for Global NCDs was launched on April 25th 2012 with a one-day Symposium at LSHTM. The Symposium sought to build on the momentum that stemmed from the recent UN High Level Meeting on NCDs by asking the important questions of where next for global NCD research and […]