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Year of PittGlobal

The University of Pittsburgh has declared academic year 2018-19 as The Year of PittGlobal. Please check back as we add University events and programs to celebrate and progress Pitt's global impact. 

Upcoming Events

Sat 10/13 to Fri 10/19
International Week


Join the University of Pittsburgh as it celebrates International Week across campus.
Fri 10/19 to Sat 10/20
Comfort Women: The Legacy of Sexual Slavery in Asia


As a collaborative partnership between the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Asian Studies Center, the Comfort Women: The Legacy of Sexual Slavery in Asia conference will focus on the historical and legal aspects of sexual enslavement of women by the military in the years before and during World War II. The conference provides the framework for understanding how actions designed to bring about redress can shift from the legal aspects to its cultural and social possibilities.
Thu 11/8 to Fri 11/9
Health, Safety, and Security: Rules of the Road for International Programs


This workshop will be given by the Massachusetts General Hospital center for Global Health and will provide in-depth discussion and practical tips for bringing a culture of health, safety, and security to academic and institutional overseas programs. Using case-based discussion, small groups, and interactive sessions, these experts will help course participants navigate their most challenging issues related to the health, safety, and security of deploying and returning faculty, students, and staff overseas. The cost is $625 for members. 

Thu 1/17 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Humanizing the Global; Globalizing the Human: Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Keshavjee is the Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical University and his research spans four areas: (1) multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment and policy; (2) health-sector reform and access to health care and medical technology in transitional societies, with a special focus on countries of the former Soviet Union (Central Asia and the Russian Federation); (3) the role of non-governmental organizations in globalization and the formation of trans-border civil society; and (4) modernity, social institutions, civil society, and health in the Middle East and Central Asia. In addition to being an active clinician, his methodological expertise is in ethnography, participant-observation, and qualitative interview techniques. His lecture will be given in 602 Cathedral of Learning. 
Fri 3/8 to Sun 3/10
2019 CUGH Conference: Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health


The 2019 CUGH Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Join more than 1,800 global health faculty, students, implementers, and leaders from over 55 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academia, NGOs, government and the private sector can translate and implement the global health challenges before us.

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Helping Babies Breathe Master Trainer Course

Wednesday 11/29 3:00PM - 3:05PM

Helping Babies Breathe is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation technigues in such settings. It was devloped on the premise that assessment at birth and simple newborn care can save many lives.

Last Updated On Thursday, November 02, 2017 by Mauer, Rachel Michelle
Created On Friday, August 18, 2017

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