Some interesting upcoming events and activities related to global health that might be of interest to readers:

1. Hear Michel Sidibe, the new Executive Director of UNAIDS speak in Washington. Details: Friday, June 5, 2009, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.CSIS, Washington, DC. Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Global Health Policy Center. Click here for more information. If you go, report back, I would love to hear your thoughts and impressions of this guy.

2. Macro International, the guys that bring you the DHS surveys offer a Fellowship in Population and Health for Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D. graduates. Click here for more information. Strong preference is given to candidates from developing countries. You get some money, access to data, and help working on your papers. A sweet deal.

3. A few weeks back a reader made me aware of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, a think tank who goal is to help governments and philanthropists to spend aid more effectively. They are organizing a conference on malnutrition and will be hosting conferences back to back in Nairobi and New York. Click here for more information.

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