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Add to Calendar 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM 11/7/2018 11:59:00 PM 4th Biannual Meeting for the Salud Urbana en América Latina Project & 6th Meeting of the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean The fourth biannual meeting of the Salud Urbana en América Latina (SALURBAL) project and fifth meeting of the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC-Urban Health) brings together collaborators from country hubs and implementation partners from policy and civil society organizations, including the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health. The biannual meetings are an opportunity for the SALURBAL team to share updates and collaboratively plan next steps over a three-day event that includes presentations, discussions, and working meetings. The third day is dedicated to learning about local challenges and policies from local policymakers and advocates. Oaxaca City, Mexico

4th Biannual Meeting for the Salud Urbana en América Latina Project & 6th Meeting of the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean

Date: November 5, 2018
Time: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
Location: Oaxaca City, Mexico

The fourth biannual meeting of the Salud Urbana en América Latina (SALURBAL) project and fifth meeting of the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC-Urban Health) brings together collaborators from country hubs and implementation partners from policy and civil society organizations, including the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health. The biannual meetings are an opportunity for the SALURBAL team to share updates and collaboratively plan next steps over a three-day event that includes presentations, discussions, and working meetings. The third day is dedicated to learning about local challenges and policies from local policymakers and advocates.


Add to Calendar 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM 11/9/2018 11:55:00 PM Knowledge-to-Policy Forum The 2018 SALURBAL Knowledge-to-Policy (KtP) Forum will take place from 8-9 November in Mexico City. It will convene SALURBAL researchers and key regional stakeholders from the public, private and civic sectors to explore mechanisms for the effective integration of scientific knowledge in regional urban policy-making processes and to promote sustainable, inclusive policies for urban health. The forum will be highly participatory, emphasizing opportunities for dialogue and exchange between the scientific community and policy-relevant actors, and highlighting useful tools and actions for fostering ongoing collaboration among sectors and disciplines. Mexico City, Mexico

Knowledge-to-Policy Forum

Date: November 8, 2018
Time: 12:00 AM-11:55 PM
Location: Mexico City, Mexico

The 2018 SALURBAL Knowledge-to-Policy (KtP) Forum will take place from 8-9 November in Mexico City. It will convene SALURBAL researchers and key regional stakeholders from the public, private and civic sectors to explore mechanisms for the effective integration of scientific knowledge in regional urban policy-making processes and to promote sustainable, inclusive policies for urban health. The forum will be highly participatory, emphasizing opportunities for dialogue and exchange between the scientific community and policy-relevant actors, and highlighting useful tools and actions for fostering ongoing collaboration among sectors and disciplines.

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Add to Calendar 11/27/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/27/2018 1:00:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop at the International Conference on Urban Health This pre-conference workshop, titled "Making the Impossible Possible: Lessons learned (so far) from the SALURBAL project, has no registration fee and will take place on Tuesday, November 27, from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Majestic Room. To register, email Richard Hart at r.hard@elsevier.com. During this workshop, participants will learn from and interact with researchers from the Wellcome Trust-funded international Salud Urbana en America Latina (or SALURBAL, “Urban Health in Latin America) research project, which aims to generate evidence to inform policies and interventions to create healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable cities worldwide by studying the cities of Latin America. The workshop will be participatory and interactive, allowing facilitators and participants to learn from each other. The half-day session aims to build an understanding of how a large interdisciplinary and international team of researchers can work together to ask and answer important urban health research questions to inform healthy urban policies. Topics covered will include: - How to build a network and platform for urban health research and policy translation in the global south - How to create a flexible integrated data platform for urban health research across and within cities - Experimenting with innovative methods for urban health research - How to engage policymakers in systems thinking to inform urban health research and policy translation Workshop facilitators: Olga Lucia Sarmiento (Universidad de los Andes), Waleska Caiaffa (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Gina Lovasi (Drexel Urban Health Collaborative), Jose Siri (United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health), Claire Slesinski (Drexel Urban Health Collaborative) Majestic Room, Speke Conference Center

Pre-Conference Workshop at the International Conference on Urban Health

Date: November 27, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location: Majestic Room, Speke Conference Center

This pre-conference workshop, titled "Making the Impossible Possible: Lessons learned (so far) from the SALURBAL project, has no registration fee and will take place on Tuesday, November 27, from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Majestic Room. To register, email Richard Hart at r.hard@elsevier.com. During this workshop, participants will learn from and interact with researchers from the Wellcome Trust-funded international Salud Urbana en America Latina (or SALURBAL, “Urban Health in Latin America) research project, which aims to generate evidence to inform policies and interventions to create healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable cities worldwide by studying the cities of Latin America. The workshop will be participatory and interactive, allowing facilitators and participants to learn from each other. The half-day session aims to build an understanding of how a large interdisciplinary and international team of researchers can work together to ask and answer important urban health research questions to inform healthy urban policies. Topics covered will include: - How to build a network and platform for urban health research and policy translation in the global south - How to create a flexible integrated data platform for urban health research across and within cities - Experimenting with innovative methods for urban health research - How to engage policymakers in systems thinking to inform urban health research and policy translation Workshop facilitators: Olga Lucia Sarmiento (Universidad de los Andes), Waleska Caiaffa (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Gina Lovasi (Drexel Urban Health Collaborative), Jose Siri (United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health), Claire Slesinski (Drexel Urban Health Collaborative)

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