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“Health in Conflict and Displacement”


Following on from our conference "Equity in Global Health" last year, we are arranging our second annual conference "Health in Conflict and Displacement". 

We have some fantastic speakers confirmed so far, including: 

- KEY NOTE: Zahed Katurji (Action For Sama, KCL)

- Pippa Letchworth (MSF, David Nott Foundation)

- Jane Hirst (Imperial, George Institute for Global Health)

- Daniel Grace (Virtual Doctors)

- Ben Black (MSF)

- Delan Devakumar (UCL)

- Mariam Sbaiti (Imperial)

- Bhargavi Rao (LSHTM)


and more to come!

We are excited to be co-organising this with THET and the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. 

More Information

Committed to working towards a UK health workforce that engages with global health challenges to achieve equitable health for all.


Inaugural HPfGH conference: “Role of the health workforce in equity for global health”


As part of our dedication to improving Global Health through education and discussion, Health Professionals for Global Health (HPfGH: is putting on its first ever Global Health conference. The theme for this first conference will be “Role of the health workforce in equity for global health”. We will be welcoming some exciting speakers to talk about a range of topics, followed by a panel Q&A session and an afternoon of small group workshops and discussions. Join us to learn about how we can educate, research and ethically recruit to create a more equitable workforce within global health. 


This event is aimed at doctors at any point within their medical career,  but we would also love to welcome any members of the wider team of healthcare professionals. 


When: 23rd May 2023, 09:00 - 17:00

Where: The Apothecaries, Blackfriars, London. (

How Much: £15


Please note: 

This is an in-person only event, but we will endeavour to make recordings of talks available after the conference. 

We have intentionally tried to keep the cost low, so that this event is accessible to as many as possible. This means that we have been unable to include lunch within the fee. Teas and coffees are included, and there are several cafes and restaurants nearby where it will be possible to purchase lunch. 

Healthcare & Conflict: Syrian Voices

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After the grim 10 year anniversary of the Syrian conflict, two incredible Doctors, Drs Mahmoud al-Hariri and Ola Fahham shared their memories and experiences of Syria, hopes for the future and music which tells the story. 10am-12 21st August 2021.

Raising awareness about global health issues, engaging people in conversations, and helping to develop advocacy skills for healthcare professionals. 

Signposting regarding career opportunities and useful resources, development of the postgraduate curriculum and organisation and promotion of training events and conferences


Forming meaningful and mutually beneficial partnerships is necessary for maximising the impact of our activities in Advocacy and Education.

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