A Global Village
Krystyna Adams, Valorie A. Crooks, I. Glenn Cohen, Rebecca Whitmore
Simon Fraser University
Medical tourism is on the rise as many patients travel overseas to seek private medical care that is either more expensive, unavailable or requires long waiting periods in their home country.
Camilla Toulmin, Ced Hesse, Daoud Tari and Caroline King–Okumu
International Institute for Environment and Development
Building resilience to extreme weather needs a systems approach, including institutional ‘software’ as well as technical, financial, and physical infrastructure – or ‘hardware’.
Michael Edelstein & David Heymann
Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House
While forming a key component of the recent Ebola response, much debate surrounds how clinical trials testing new experimental treatments for the disease should be designed.
Steve Trent
Environmental Justice Foundation
A rights-based approach is needed to protect victims of climate-induced displacement; one which recognises their entitlement to assistance and protection and leverages opportunities to migrate safely, positively and with dignity in order to avoid or recover from the impacts of natural disasters.
Catherine Ansell
Risk Management Solutions
Catastrophe models, traditionally developed in the private sector, are now beginning to be deployed by governments, NGOs and international aid agencies to assess and prepare for the risks posed by such disasters.
Arjav Trivedi
Imperial College London
Marine energy has the potential to play a key role in the UK's energy mix in the coming decades. Within the context of a changing backdrop of energy, environmental and economic policies, it is now time to move beyond choppy investment in an infant industry.


Launching ANGLE
9 July 2015

The team at A Global Village are excited to announce that we are becoming ANGLE – and have launched a brand new website www.anglejournal.com aimed at reaching a global audience.

Following in the footsteps of A Global Village, ANGLE journal will focus on the intersection of science, policy and politics in an evolving and complex world. Tackling global challenges, one issue at a time. #whatsyourangle

IGHI hosts a talk by Pieter Degeling on May 1
19 April 2014

The Institute of Global Health Innovation and the Centre for Global Health Research at Imperial College will host a talk by Professor Pieter Degeling on May 1 on How Culture and Historically Embedded Organisational Practices Shape Room for Manoeuvre in Hospital from 18:00 to 19:00 in the Roger Bannister Lecture Theatre, Imperial College London Medical School Building, St Mary's Campus. Please register here.

TEDMED Live London - April 21st 2014 at the Royal Albert Hall
9 November 2013

TEDMED Live London will curate a spectacular and provocative programme of talks on the world’s most famous stage. It will host a broadcast of TEDMED straight from the Kennedy Center stage in Washington, combined with world-renowned speakers on the stage of the Royal Albert Hall itself.

Following the annual TED Conference’s lead to explore technology, entertainment and design, TEDMED Live London will feature inspiring short talks and stunning artistic performances that celebrate the power of unexpected connections to create exciting possibilities. It will showcase a neuroscientist combining her talk with theatrical performance; a surgeon who was inspired by paintings from the 16th century; and performances from a group who entertained millions at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Tickets are available now via the website. It is unreserved seating.

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