Seventh Annual CUGH Conference
Satellite Events | Building and Strengthening Academic Global Child Health Programs

Saturday April 9th, 2016
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Hilton Union Square Hotel in San Francisco
Room Powell A/B

Conference registration is required (Click Here to Register). Additional registration for the satellite session is not required. 

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Limited seating.

To network and plan collaborative activities, including discussion of best practices in teaching, research, and clinical care, with global child health researchers and advocates from academic institutions.

Consensus on next steps for sharing best practices and research collaborations for building global child health programs.


The Coalition of Centres in Global Child Health (CCGCH) provides a common platform through which academic centres working in global or international child health, from around the world, can connect to enhance research capacity, collaboration and knowledge exchange in order to improve child survival, health and development. The Coalition focuses on:  

1.       Capacity building: Enhancing human capital and strengthening institutional and individual researchers’ capabilities through collaboration, sharing knowledge, expertise and education.

2.        Advocacy : Collectively identifying gaps in knowledge and key focus areas for improved child health, survival and development, with special focus on implementing evidence-based strategies.

3.       Generating new knowledge: Fostering enhanced partnerships and generating new research projects, particularly focused on key areas relevant to policymakers.

        4. Translating evidence to policies and practice : Ensuring that policies and practices in child health are evidence-driven and provide a platform for academic centres for       global child health to engage with key policy makers. 

        5. Creating linkages: Increasing academic collaboration between north -south and south -south institutions.