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"Investment in Capacity Building and Research Development as a Catalyst for Sustainable Development" IGH Seminar with Isaac Adewole, MBBS

When: Wednesday, July 10, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Meg Kennedy   (312) 503-9000

Group: Havey Institute for Global Health

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement


The Havey Institute for Global Health Seminar Series is held the first Wednesday of each month, September through July, and features the research and ideas of outstanding global health leaders at Feinberg, the larger Northwestern community, and beyond. 
Our speaker for July is:  
Professor Isaac F. Adewole MBBS(Ib), FRCOG, DSc( Hons), FWACS, FMCOG, FAS, MD, FNAMed  
Adjunct Professor (Research & Innovation) 
National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (NICRAT), Abuja, Nigeria  
Patron, HPV Consortium, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria 

"Investment in Capacity Building and Research Development as a Catalyst for Sustainable Development: The Success Story of Northwestern University and University of Ibadan Partnership" 

Speaker biography: 
Prof. Isaac F. Adewole is the immediate past Minister of Health, Nigeria; former Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; and former President of Africa Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer. He is the co-founder of the African Cancer Coalition and a member of the International Taskforce on Elimination of Cervical Cancer in the Commonwealth.

Prof. Adewole is a global health expert and leader. He has led several research projects on prevention, diagnosis, and capacity building on cervical cancer in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. He has authored more than 250 publications on topics such as cervical cancer, sexual and reproductive health and rights, abortion, HIV and Human Papillomavirus. 

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