International Women’s Day 2018 – Global Health Conference
  • Rolle Plaza Marquee

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Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry would like to invite all to attend their International Women’s Day 2018 Global Health Conference.

There are a range of speakers and presentations, along with the opportunity to network and look at poster presentations of work happening globally and locally for health.


  • 13:30-13:40 - Welcome and introductions (Alice Inman)
  • 13:40-13:50 - Enhancing patient care through evidence implementation (speaker: Bridie Kent)
  • 13:50-14:00 - Global health and climate change challenges for women (speaker: Janet Richardson)
  • 14:00-14:10 - Food as a Lifestyle Motivator: empowering 'harder to reach' women (speaker: Clare Pettinger)
  • 14:10-14:20 - Q&A: questions for speakers
  • 14:30-14:40 - Eureka!...I found the right question (speaker: Mona Nasser)
  • 14:40-14:50 - Cervical screening in Iraq (speaker: Suhailah Ali)
  • 14:50-15:00 - Using video calls to prevent loneliness in care homes (speaker: Sonam Zamir)
  • 15:00-15:10 - Q&A: questions for speakers
  • 15:10-15:30 - Break (tea and coffee)
  • 15:40-15:50 - START as a contribution to women's global health (speaker: Avril Bellinger)
  • 15:50-16:00 - Volunteering with START(Olivia Collins)
  • 16:00-16:10 - Community engagement (Kelley Henn)
  • 16:10-16:30 - Q&A: questions for speakers and closing remarks (Alice Inman and Tara Harrop)
  • 16:30-17:00 - Networking and poster display

Please register your attendance via the SurveyMonkey webpage*.

For those wishing to display posters at the event, please contact Katie McManus at

* Please note that this event is available to book online through SurveyMonkey. SurveyMonkey is a third-party data capture tool which is not owned or managed by the University of Plymouth. Information about how your data is treated can be found on SurveyMonkey’s Privacy Policy webpage. If you wish to attend this event but do not wish to use SurveyMonkey to book your place, please contact

International Women's Day evening lecture

'Captured! Mary Rowlandson's experiences as a prisoner of war in colonial America' is taking place in the Roland Levinsky Building this evening as part of the University's Women in History Lecture Series. Visit the event page for further information and to register your place.
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