Neglected Global Diseases Symposium 2010

The First Annual Neglected Global Diseases Symposium

Held on September 18-19, 2010 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Art at the University of British Columbia.

The links below will open up the talks in YouTube in this window.

Dr. Robert Hancock, UBC

Dr. Hancock is a Professor, Faculty of Science and Director of the Centre for Microbial Disease and Immunity Research.

Title: The Neglected Global Diseases Initiative Video is 32 minutes.

Dr. Richard Kohl, USA

Dr. Kohl is the Founder of Learning and Leading for Large Scale Change (LLC) and the Center for Large Scale Social Change.

Title: Scaling Up Solutions to Neglected Diseases: From Innovation to Large Scale Change Video is 54 minutes.

Dr. Denis Martin, Switzerland

Dr. Martin is the Head of the Leishmaniasis Discovery and Preclinical Program at the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi).

Title: Delivering New Treatments for Neglected Diseases Through Global Partnerships. Video is 57 minutes.

Dr. Shyam Sundar, India

Dr. Sundar is Professor of Medicine at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University and Chief Investigator, Kala-azar Medical Research Center in Muzaffarpur, India.

Title: Treatment of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Indian Subcontinent. Dr. Sundar asked that only the first 10 minutes of his talk be filmed.

Dr. Carol Dahl, usa

Dr. Dahl is the Director of Staff, Global Health Programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA.

Title: The Importance of Science and Technology to Transforming Global Health. Video is 76 minutes.

Dr. Richard Lester

Dr. Lester is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

Title: Strengthening Patient-Centred Care through Mobile Communications: An Example from Kenya. Video is 53 minutes.

Dr. Rachel Kiddell-Monroe

Dr. Kiddell-Monroe is the President of the Board for the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM).

Title: The Access to Medicines Crisis: A Role for our Universities. Video is 51 minutes.