Global Urban Health Summit

When and Where

October 28, 2011
10:30 am – 7:00 pm
Hotel Commonwealth
Boston, MA


Details to be posted as they become available. Please contact Scott Buquor with questions.

T: 617-638-5887



The Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD) has invited experts in urban health from BU and around the world for a one-day conference to be held on October 28, 2011. The summit celebrates the launch of urban health as a new major topic area at the center and provides an opportunity to explore collaborations across BU and with the larger urban health community. As a focal point for global health activities at BU, the CGHD will moderate a series of discussions on urban health issues building on the center’s existing strengths in health-care delivery and reproductive, maternal and child health in South Asia and Africa.

Tentative Schedule

Moderated by R.D. Sahl, BU journalism professor and former anchor for New England Cable News (NECN)

All Times TBD Introduction
Discussion 1. Measuring the impact of urbanization on health
Networking Luncheon
Discussion 2. Urban reproductive, maternal and child health
Discussion 3. Urban health care delivery
Discussion 4. Next steps in urban global health