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Global Health Drinks - 24th July 2018, 5.30pm
In celebration of all things global health, the PiNGHS committee invites you to the Hancock Pub in central Newcastle on Tuesday 24th July from 5.30 onwards. This will be an informal event to find out about PiNGHS, discuss opportunities to get involved in global health and potential collaborations. 
There will be (limited!) free drinks and snacks! Please invite anyone you think would be interested, and let us know if you're coming.

Previous Events

Spring 2018: War in Child Health 

Fantastic speakers giving an insight into the challenges of healthcare in areas of conflict and refugee health. 

Winter 2017: The 26th Watson Memorial Study Day. 

PiNGHS collaborated with the GNCH paediatric ID and immunology team to support this fantastic day of talks on ID and immunology with a global health flavour, including work in the Gambia on early life nutrition and immune development.

Autumn 2017: Safeguarding in Global Child Health 

Fascinating evening discussing safeguarding issues, policies and training in a global context.

Summer 2017: Trainees Global Health Gathering

Great evening of discussion, sharing ideas and opportunities for trainees in global health projects.

Spring 2017: Research in Global Child Health

This event focused on the challenges, frustrations and rewards of research in global child health. We were fortunate to have a range of inspiring speakers, notably Dr Kate Hampshire, chair of the North East Global Health Forum, and Dr Stephen Owens, consultant in paediatric infectious disease who shared their experiences of research in Africa.

Winter 2017: Global health: taking our place without taking over

Stephen on the history of global health partnerships in the NE - way back when he were a lad!

Rhona on her work with the Face Charity in the Philippines


Marcus Wootton from RCPCH International on the importance of strengthening healthcare systems

Secretary Lucy on our plans for future meetings