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2010 Bay Area Global Health Summit

On October 13, 2010, GHS’ Global Health Group, led by Sir Richard Feachem, hosted the inaugural Bay Area Global Health Summit, with a theme of innovation and action for the next decade. The Summit convened prominent thought leaders from the Bay Area and around the world. Speakers discussed and debated new economic development models, social media tools for health, the critical role of non-state actors, innovative strategies for combating malaria, and more. The day-long summit drew a capacity crowd of more than 500 participants, primarily from Bay Area universities, health organizations and corporations.