Duke Global Health Week 2014
An interdisciplinary collaboration of more than 20 student organizations at Duke University
Tuesday, April 1 Kick-Off!
Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation. Join a discussion on the future of global health sponsored by DGHI. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/pcnyoat
3:30 – 6 pm, Trent, Great Hall A
Celebrate the start of Global Health Week with free appetizers at Satisfactions
7-10 pm, Satisfaction Restaurant
Wednesday, April 2 – Maternal and Child Health
Build water filters, sign Mother’s cards for Project Heal, and test your knowledge of Guatemala and Nicaragua against WISER and GlobeMED
11am-4pm, Statue Quad
Thursday, April 3 – Global Health at Home
Sample different stress relief methods and join an interactive photo campaign
11:30am-2pm, Chapel Quad
McKids Fest. Pick up McDonalds on Flex to support the Ronald McDonald House
11:30 – 2 pm, Chapel Quad
Friday, April 4 – Entrepreneurship
Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health. Participate in a discussion on livelihoods and life-changing products hosted by SEAD. Register at http://tinyurl.com/l8bzve5.
1-5pm, Trent Semans Center for Health Education at Duke Medicine
Light up the Night and join the fight against cancer! Relay for Life will lead us as we celebrate, remember and fight back!”
6:00pm – 12:00am, Trent Semans Center
Saturday, April 5 – Social Justice & Advocacy
Participate in volunteer hours at the Durham Food Bank. To sign up, contact DurVolCoord@foodbankcenc.org or call 919-956-2513
9am-12pm, 708 Gilbert St, Durham NC, 27701
Participate in interactive displays, activities, and campaign sales from UAEM, FACE AIDS, and WISER
11am-4pm, Bryan Center Plaza
Enjoy an Awareness BBQ and join in the Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign, hosted by Special Olympics College, Best Buddies, and Autism U
12-2pm, West Main Quad
Watch a screening of Fire in the Blood, a Sundance-acclaimed film showing how how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of the global south in the years after 1996 – causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths. Stay for a conversation with student activist Reshma Ramachandran aftewards. Food provided!
6-8pm, French Family Science Center 2231
Sunday, April 6 – Preventative Health
Participate in interactive activities, visual displays, and a photo campaign
12pm-4pm, Bryan Center Plaza and Main Quad
Monday, April 7 – Global Health Exhibition
Presentation of field research from accomplished students and professors. Learn about exciting health opportunities in an interactive open house – snacks and refreshments provided.
1-2:30pm, Bryan Center
DGHI Student Council hosts: Student Voices & Experiences. Hear from undergraduate, medical, and other graduate students about their journeys in global health and ask your questions in small breakout groups!
Time and location TBA