MedPACt’s Global Health Conference is an annual medical student run conference geared towards health professionals like medical students, nursing students, pharmacy students and anyone who is interested in the topic of global health. Topics of previous years have included tropical diseases, maternal and child health, refugee health and disaster relief.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken people and institutions worldwide — healthcare is no exception. New challenges associated with healthcare delivery are being discovered and old ones are now even more visible. As we look forward to a post-pandemic world, a new kind of healthcare provider emerges. Armed with the understanding that patient care goes beyond the clinic, the new guard finds ways to advocate in the governments, businesses and streets of the world.