Global Health Histories Seminar 101: Information for health – “A world that counts?”

Please join the WHO Regional Office for Europe and its project on the Cultural contexts of health and well-being (CCH) in collaboration with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories at the University of York to discuss the social and cultural contexts of health data during the next Global Health Histories Seminar: Information for health – “A world that counts?”.

The seminar will be webcast live from UN City in Copenhagen on the 22nd of June at 12:30-14:00 CEST (Copenhagen and Paris time).

Join in the discussionThe discussion will be tweeted live and a selection of questions will be put to the speakers. Send your questions using the webcast link on the day or tweet them to @who_europe, using the hashtag ‪#‎GHHistories.

If you are unable to join the live seminar, you can put questions to the experts via the WHO/Europe Facebook page.

You can read more about the seminar in the attached poster. For more information, please contact me or send an e-mail to You can read more about the Global Health Histories seminar series by following this link:

The speakers are:

· Dr Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom;
· Dr Claudia Stein, Director, Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation, WHO/Europe; and
· Professor Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Please circulate to interested colleagues.

With kind regards,
Signe Nipper Nielsen

Dr Signe Nipper Nielsen
Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation

World Health Organization
Regional Office for Europe
UN City
Marmorvej 51
2100 Copenhagen Ø
Tel. (direct): +45 45 33 68 34

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