Annual Tony Jewell Lecture

27 November 2019
17.00 - 20.00

Organiser: Hub Cymru Africa


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Wales for Africa Health Link Networks and Hub Cymru Africa are pleased to invite you to the first Tony Jewell Annual Lecture. This year the lecture will be given by

Professor Sir Michael G. Marmot MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci, FBA

He will be speaking on Just societies: health equity and dignified lives’. Sharing the learning of the recent PAHO Equity Commission report.

Guests can arrive from 5pm to the Haydn Ellis building, where the lecture will begin at 6pm.

Professor Sir Michael Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology at University College London, Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity, and Past President of the World Medical Association.

He is the author of The Health Gap: the challenge of an unequal world (Bloomsbury: 2015) and Status Syndrome: how your place on the social gradient directly affects your health (Bloomsbury: 2004). Professor Marmot holds the Harvard Lown Professorship for 2014-2017 and is the recipient of the Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health 2015. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from 18 universities.

Professor Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for over 40 years. He chairs the Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas, set up in 2015 by the World Health Organizations’ Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO/ WHO). He was Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH), which was set up by the World Health Organization in 2005, and produced the report entitled: ‘Closing the Gap in a Generation’ in August 2008.


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