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David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture

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Barmes Lecture 2024

Ambassador Dr. John N. Nkengasong

Global HIV/AIDS Response: Then, Now, Future

Watch the June 2024 talk given by Ambassador Dr. John Nkengasong, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Senior Bureau Official for Global Health Security and Diplomacy.

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About the Barmes Lecture

The David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture series honors the late David Edward Barmes, special expert for international health at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). 

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 Featured past lectures

Dr. Jeremy Farrar smiles while standing on stage after presenting the Barmes Global Health Lecture.

2019: Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust

Farrar talked about changes taking place in the world and the challenges they pose for global health.​​​​​​

Paul Farmer speaking at a podium at NIH, slide projected in the background

2016: Paul Farmer, Founder, Partners In Health

Farmer ​addressed what can happen when communities do, or don't, have what they need to improve health.​​​​​

Dr. Agnes Binagwaho speaking at a podium, Dr. Francis Collins looks on, slide projected in the background

2015: Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health, Rwanda

Binagwaho shared lessons learned during Rwanda's dramatic recovery from the 1994 genocide​​​​​​​​.​​​​​


Additional Events &Webinars

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Updated June 17, 2024