World Health Day Celebration

Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

8:30AM-11:30AM & 3:00PM-6:00PM


Join International House as we partner with UChicago Global and the Center for Global Health as we host World Healthy Day on April 7th. This year, our Celebration will feature UChicago faculty, local Chicago leaders, and our Global Partners as they dicuss pivotal work completed during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This all-day event will consist of two, 3-hour sessions: Engaging with Global Partners during COVID-19 (8:30AM-11:30AM) and Ensuring Equity and Justice in Research Post-COVID-19 (3:00PM-6:00PM).

Our Keynote Speakers are Mr. John Palfrey, President of the MacArthur Foundation, and Professor Folasade T Ogunsola, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos.

This event is free and open to the public | Registration is required. 

Full schedule with all speakers and panelists to follow at

This event is co-sponosored by International House, UChicago Global, and the Center for Global Health.