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The 26th Watson Memorial Study Day. 

Friday 19th January 2018, Newcastle.

Come and enjoy a fantastic day of talks on ID & immunology with a global health flavour, including a keynote speech from Dr Sophie Moore of Kings College about her work in the Gambia on the link between early-life nutrition and immunological development. Lunch will be provided, and amazingly the whole day is free!!

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Previous Events

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