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Women Leaders In Global Health Virtual Conference

From 13-15 October 2020, WomenLift Health will convene the fourth annual Women Leaders in Global Health conference. This year’s conference will take place in a virtual format, providing an opportunity to use creative tools and techniques to reach a broader audience, elevate new voices and facilitate geography-specific discussion, while maintaining the sense of global community, learning and passion that has characterized the conferences since their start.

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In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Stanford Global Health is participating in several activities to provide support to our partners and address challenges caused by the global pandemic. This includes a newsletter series that highlights COVID-19 in underserved communities around the world, participating in webinars and educational offerings related to COVID-19, and offering seed grant funding to innovative Stanford research teams addressing COVID-19 in Low-to-Middle-Income countries and underserved communities within the US.

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Our Focus Areas

At Stanford Global Health, we share knowledge, equip leaders, and build teams to address urgent global health challenges and achieve health equity.

Human and Planetary Health

As global warming advances and environmental systems change, human health is threatened. Stanford’s interdisciplinary teams seek to understand the impact of our changing world and to find solutions that help people and protect the planet.

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21st Century Leadership

We work to resolve inequities in health outcomes by unleashing the power of a more diverse talent pool. Our programs empower women leaders and help to ensure that decision makers better represent the people whose lives and well-being depend on their decisions.

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Global Health Equity

We connect Stanford clinicians with local partners to expand their clinical and research capacities. Our faculty fellows focus on empowering communities with limited resources who are most affected by climate change and left out of the highest levels of decision-making.

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