Polygeia Annual

Conference

2017

We are proud to be sponsored by Wesleyan, who provide financial products and advice to healthcare and other professionals in the UK.

We are also very proud to be sponsored by the Medical Defence Union (MDU), the leading medical defence and indemnity organisation in the UK.

Sponsored by

Where?

Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Rd

Bloomsbury 

London NW1 2BE

When?

Saturday 25th November 2017

9.30am - 4.30pm

Who?

Anyone and Everyone is encouraged to come!

Previous delegates have included students, academics, policy makers and members of the public.

If you are interested in global health, then this is for you

Mr Robert Lane

Mr Lane is the current president of the International Federation of International Surgical Colleges.  He is also Programme Director for International Development at ASBGI, Surgical Advisor to The Tropical Health & Education Trust, Secretary General of the International Federation of Surgical Colleges, and Project Director to the two Government Grants in Africa

Professor Sir Andrew Haines

Professor Sir Haines is a professor of Public Health and Primary care at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).  He was formerly director of the LSHTM and chaired the MRC Global Health Group, as well as the Scientific Advisory Panel for the 2013 WHO World Health Report on Research for Universal Health Coverage.

He currently sits on the board of many national and international organisations such as the Lancet Commission on Planetary Health.

Dr Mahiben Maruthappu

Dr Maruthappu is a senior fellow to the CEO of NHS England, where he advises on the organisation's innovation and technology portfolio.  He is also the co-founder for the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme and the NHS Innovation Accelerator.  He is the first person in British healthcare to be included in Forbes 30 under 30 list, and has advised many international organisations including the Swiss government and the WHO.

Our Speakers

Politics & Health

Infectious Diseases

Migrant Health

Women's Health

Data driven

Healthcare

Our Themes

School/College Essay Competition

  We realise that future generations are vital to maintaining our positive work in global health.  As such we have developed an essay competition open to A-Level students to encourage reflection on issues affecting our society. 

  The top 3 submissions will be shortlisted and invited to our annual conference free of charge to present their findings.  The winner will be announced at the conference.

This year's essay question is:

What challenges to global health are posed by international migration?

New Frontiers

For the first time, we are accepting Abstract & Poster submissions for our conference.  

The highest quality pieces will be invited to present their work at the event. Deadline for abstract submission has now closed.

Many thanks to all those who submitted.