Events

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lecture: “Making Global Health History: The Eradication of Polio”

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Carol Pandak, Director, PolioPlus, Rotary International The world is on the brink of global health history by achieving the eradication of the wild poliovirus. Only one other human disease has been eradicated and that was smallpox in 1980. This lecture will detail the origins of the polio eradication effort, with a special focus on the role of Rotary International, the volunteer service organization that first had the vision of a polio-free world. Progress to date, challenges, and what remains to be done to finish the job will be discussed, as will the partnership that makes up the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.  …

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture presented by the Eck Institute for Global Health

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

The 2019 Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture presented by the Eck Institute for Global Health will feature Stephanie James, senior vice president of science at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.   Originally published at globalhealth.nd.edu…

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