Check out highlights from #GHCFIU22
The 2022 Global Health Conference of the Americas (GHCFIU22) was held November 30-December 1, 2022, at the Kovens Conference Center, Florida International (FIU) University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, Florida, USA.
Hosted by the Global Health Consortium, Department of Global Health at FIU’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work (Stempel College), this year’s conference partners included the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the National School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (COM), the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Health Center, and the Latin American Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SLIPE). Together with the academic community, each played a pertinent role in making the Conference a success.
GHCFIU22 was designed as a hybrid format event. It featured 93 experts participating as speakers, panelists or moderators, sharing their knowledge through presentations and panel discussions. The experts explored key areas including Climate Change and Health, Cervical Cancer Elimination, Mental Health and Aging, Disaster Preparedness, and Immunization in the Americas, the challenges of Respitatory Syncytial Virus and Chicunguya prevention in adults, as well as the lessons learned from COVID-19 and the new challenges still ahead.
Over 200 in-person delegates and more than 760 remote participants from 53 countries attended GHCFIU22 during two intensive days of plenary sessions and concurrent expert meetings.