Global Health Catalyst Summit

Catalyzing win-win collaborations for global health and development

With funding support from the USA National Institutes of Health

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  • Global Health Catalyst Summit July 7-9 2022
    Thu, Jul 07
    Hybrid (Johns Hopkins and Online)
    Jul 07, 8:00 AM – Jul 09, 5:00 PM
    Hybrid (Johns Hopkins and Online)
    at Johns Hopkins Medicine-Sibley Memorial Hospital Conference Center 5215 Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016, United States
  • Lancet Oncology Commission for Sub-Saharan Africa Launch with President/Government of Ghana
    May 10, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT
    Hybrid (Accra Ghana, and Online)
    Major Launch event with the President of Ghana Please join us on May 10, 2022 via live stream at 10:00 am (Ghana Accra time) available at:
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Global  Health Catalyst Summit

July 7-9  2022

"The Cancer Moonshot: Advancing  Collaborative Action for global health & development"

Featuring the launch of Lancet Oncology Commission


Hybrid event information

Regularly updated

In-person meeting

Location: @ Johns Hopkins Medicine-Sibley Memorial Hospital Conference Center: 
5255 Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016

Due to Covid-19  limitations, the in-person meeting capacity will be limited to those who get confirmation for in person event after RSVP. Please contact us if you need confirmation


Hotel discounted

HYATT REGENCY BETHESDA                One Bethesda Metro Center, Wisconsin Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814, USA. Click here to reserve    

Health and Safety

Individual accountability

By attending the GHC summit in person, you are confirming that you

  • Are fully vaccinated or tested negative 24 hours before the event

  • Are not experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at

  • Are not under any self-quarantine orders


"The Cancer Moonshot: Advancing Collaborative Action for Global Health & Development

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Lancet Oncology Commission Launch in Ghana

Lancet Oncology Commission for sub-Saharan Africa Launch in Ghana

May 10, 2022: 10:00 am in Accra Ghana

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His Excellency  Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President of Ghana

HE Rebecca Akufo-Addo

First Lady of Ghana

OgyeahohooYaw Gyebi II

President of NationalHouse of Chiefs, Ghana

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Dr Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Honorable Minister of Health, Ghana

Prof David Collingridge

Editor-in-Chief of The LancetOncology; Publishing DirectorThe Lancet’s specialty journals

Prof Isaac Adewole

University of Ibadan
Former Minister of Health, Nigeria

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Dr Beatrice Addai

C.E.O., Peace and Love Hospitals,
President and Founder, Breast Care International. Co-Chair of Lancet Oncology Commission for SSA

Prof David Kerr

Professor of Cancer Medicine, University of Oxford; Co-chair of the Lancet Oncology Commission

Professor Wil Ngwa

Director, Global Health Catalyst
Chair, of the Lancet Oncology Commission for sub-Saharan Africa


Professor Stephen Avery

University of Pennsylvania
Global Health Catalyst summit PI

Prof Rose Anorlu

President of the African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer

Profesor Timothy Rebbeck

Vincent L. Gregory, Jr. Professor of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health


Join the launch live online

Please join us on May 10, 2022 via live stream available at:


Urgent Calls to Action

Action 1: precision cancer control planning

Action 2: improving data acquisition and cancer registration

Action 3: designing health-care systems that promote equity of access

Action 4: increasing cure and improving care

Action 5: effective palliation

Action 6: building and maintaining the workforce

Action 7: innovation and research

Action 8: invest in telehealth