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6th Annual Global Health Conference (GHC24)

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

The Institute for Global Health at BC Children’s Hospital and the BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre are thrilled to announce the 6th Annual Global Health Conference (GHC24).

GHC24 is an annual event bringing together a community of students, trainees, clinicians, researchers, and faculty from across health professions and disciplines to share knowledge.

This year’s topic is “Global Surgery: Addressing a Neglected Health Crisis”, co-chaired by the Dr. Faizal Haji (Department of Surgery) and Dr. Jan Christilaw (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology).

The conference will host speakers from around the world, including keynote speaker Dr. Salome Maswime, Associate Professor & Head of Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town. Attendees will have the opportunity discuss the often-overlooked challenges in global surgical care, addressing issues from care inequalities to the impact of education and training on building surgical capacity, and exploring how these factors specifically affect the care of children and women worldwide.

When: Thursday, April 11, 2024 from 9 am–1:30 pm

Where: Hybrid event:

  • In-person at BC Children’s Hospital’s Chan Centre for Family Health Education

Learn more and register.