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Wednesday 11th December: Christmas Quiz

An evening of festive fun and tropical trivia!

At the North Terrace pub from 5.30pm onwards.

Previous Events

Summer Global Gathering

Spring 2019 Malaria: What’s new in host and vector?

Fantastic speakers from the research world.

Winter 2018/19: The Latest on Malnutrition

Lively debate on the controversies of using albumin during fluid resuscitation in kwashiorkor. Photo evidence that no friendships were ruined:

Autumn 2018: Child Cancer in Africa

Amazing evening with Elizabeth Molyneux who set up the paediatric department at Queen Elizabeth Community Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, and Simon Bailey, who helped her set up a paediatric oncology unit there.

Summer 2018: Global Health Drinks

Lovely evening in the summer sun.

Spring 2018: War in Child Health


Chris Harkensee giving an insight into the challenges of healthcare in refugee camps, and Amany Tadrous on neonatal care in war-torn Sudan.

Winter 2017/18: 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 

Kim Barrett, Helen Leonard and Nicola Cleghorn 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


Kate Hampshire, chair of the North East Global Health Forum, on healthcare-seeking behaviours in Malawi, Stephen Owens, consultant in paediatric infectious disease on his malnutrition research in the Gambia, Clare Baker on her Tropical Paediatric MSc on prenatal screening in Indonesia and MRes students Jessie Meikle, Kate Eldred & Kat Amos on quality of life, morbidity & mortality in epilepsy-sufferers in Tanzania.

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