GCHU Seminar: Delivering healthcare for rapid urbanisation – watch the film
On 22 January, Kellogg’s Global Centre on Healthcare and Urbanisation (GCHU), held the third in it’s series of public seminars for 2019-20 , Developing healthcare for rapid urbanisation.
Our panel of speakers asked the question ‘Are we facing healthcare crises in cities?’
Dr Annette Plüddemann (Chair): Annette is the Course Director of the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care and also a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
Dr Lucy Stevens: Lucy currently heads a programme at ‘Practical Action’ which uses improvements in water, sanitation, hygiene, and waste management, as starting points for improving the lives and health of slum communities, using these as a gateway to empowerment.
Dr Hubert Lam: Hubert is the Associate Course Director for the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study Department, Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center.
Mikaela Patrick: Mikaela is an architectural designer and researcher with STEMA, looking at community-led approaches to improving health and wellbeing in resource-constrained environments.
Professor Carl Heneghan: Carl is a clinical epidemiologist and leading expert in EBM, research methods, and regulatory science. He has extensive experience in Systematic reviews and is Director of the NIHR SPCR Evidence Synthesis Working Group. He led the Tamiflu systematic reviews.
Next in the series:
11 March 2020 – Urban greenspaces and wellbeing
This series of events are intended to stimulate provocative discussion and encourage engagement on a wide variety of topics that influence our built environment and quality of life.