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Global Health Conference

Italy

The Global Health Conference is an annual event that is organized and hosted by the Embassy of Italy. The Department of Health and Human Services actively participates in the Conference under the Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration in health and medical science between HHS and the Ministry of Health of Italy. The Conference aims to promote international collaboration to improve global health, health security, and to address critical health challenges in developing countries. Previous Conferences addressed topics including international efforts in global health, health policy, and lessons learned from H1N1 Pandemic Influenza preparedness.

This year's Global Health Conference is taking place on October 25, 2011, and will focus on obesity from the perspectives of science, lifestyles, and policy.