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UW-Nepal Partnership Symposium: Health Innovation
UW-Nepal Partnership Symposium: Health Innovation
WhenWednesday, Apr. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Description

Join in welcoming a prestigious delegation from Nepal’s Kathmandu University hosted by the UW Department of Bioengineering and Department of Global Health, in coordination with the UW Nepal Studies Initiative.

Hear about longstanding and developing UW/KU partnership programs in Nepal. Discuss opportunities for collaboration and partnership to foster technical innovation for healthcare, public health and environmental resilience in Nepal.

Agenda:
10:30am–10:50am UW Welcome & Kathmandu University Presentation
10:50am–11:20am Panel – Universities as a Bridge between Nations & People
11:20am–11:30am Nepal Studies Initiative
11:45am–11:55am Dhulikhel Heart Study: Global Health
11:55am–12:05pm Technology Development for Global Health: Bioengineering
12:05pm–12:15pm Design Activism: Landscape Architecture
12:15pm–12:25pm Water Insecurity & Indigenous Peoples: Social Work, iSchool, Psychiatry
12:25pm–12:50pm Panel – Unmet Needs & Opportunities for Collaborations
Poster Session & Networking Reception (North Foege Lobby)
1:30pm-3:30pm Posters by collaborating groups: KU, Nepal Studies Initiative, Global Health, Bioengineering, Cardiology, Nursing, Social Work, & more

Campus locationWilliam H. Foege Genome Sciences (GNOM)
Event typesSpecial Events
Event sponsorsUW Department of Bioengineering and Department of Global Health, Kathmandu University
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