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Women Leaders in Global Health Conference (WLGH 2018)


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Website: https://www.wlghconference.org/2018/

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is proud to be hosting the second annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference on 8-9 November 2018.

Women are vital to the advancement of global health, making up 75% of the healthcare workforce - yet occupying less than 25% of influential leadership positions. WLGH18 supports women in all forms of leadership from local communities to global organisations, from science to politics. Join us at the conference to be part of the conversation and to engage in mentoring and skills building opportunities.

The inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health conference held at Stanford University on 12 Oct was attended by over 400 women and men - representing more than 250 organizations and from 68 countries - and watched live by another 400 viewers joining in from homes and workplaces around the world.

After the WLGH 2017 conference, a new vision for global health leadership emerged. Published with a commentary in The Lancet, the Call to Action represents input from conference participants and others over the following weeks.  Help spread the word and share your comments and feedback.

Financial support for attendees

The WLGH Project Team invite applications from citizens of low or middle-income countries to apply for funding support in order to attend the WLGH 2018 conference. To apply, please complete the financial support application form, which also sets out the eligibility and selection criteria.