International Breakfast Seminars

Our highly regarded International Breakfast Seminar series is uniquely C3, providing a vibrant networking space for cross-sector professionals and a venue for partnership formation.

Calling on our global network, we bring internationally renowned experts together with multi-sector UK professionals to discuss innovative approaches to health and prevention.

Are you an international expert travelling through London? Contact us to be a guest speaker.

Getting to actionable, sustainable, and cost effective ways of preventing NCDs

Preventing NCDs is a complex or 'wicked' problem which requires a paradigm shift in the way we think about solutions. Join UKPRP Expert panel member in examining why a systems perspective should be the first step in prevention.

Start: Wednesday, 31 October 2018 @ 8.30am

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

The global nutrition crisis – and what food & beverage manufacturers are doing (or not doing) to address it

The Access to Nutrition Index is the first systematic effort to compare major global food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers’ contribution to addressing global nutrition challenges: the good, bad and opportunities for improvement. Join us 17 July to hear how the world's largest F&B organisations rate.

Start: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 8:30 am (breakfast & registration from 8am)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

‘O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature’s soft nurse…’*

Join us for a seminar with Dr Carol M. Baldwin from Arizona State University, as she reveals how the quality of our sleep can have a profound effect on our health particularly in terms of obesity and chronic disease.

Start: Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 8:30 am (breakfast & registration from 8am)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

Community Involvement in Health – Mobilising citizens’ power-to-act

Would you like to empower and engage citizens in health promoting activities to mobilise their power, but you need inspiration? Hear insights from the Community Action Research Network on 25 May at our next International Breakfast Seminar.

Start: Friday, 25 May 2018 at 8:30 am (breakfast & registration from 8am)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

Building Nigeria’s modern healthcare system: a local clinical governance approach

Imagine going from working in the modern, relatively well-resourced NHS to being responsible for the health of 3 million people in one of the poorest states in Nigeria. You have just 52 doctors, 1,000 midwives and nurses, and less than £2 to spend per person. Could you cope? Join Professor Joseph Ana as he shares how he rebuilt a shattered health system.

Start: Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 8:30 am (breakfast & registration from 8am)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

Urban Health: A global perspective – cities at the centre of development for health

While cities are neither inherently good or bad, the management of urbanisation is challenging, especially if the goal is to maximise health outcomes for those living and working in cities. This session will explore the phenomenon of urbanisation, why health considerations are often overlooked, and action steps to bring attention to the potential of cities to drive improvement in global health.

Start: 29 March 2018 at 8:30 am (breakfast & registration from 8am)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

Making 2018 the turning point for NCDs

We are delighted to welcome Robert Beaglehole for our first C3 International Breakfast Seminar of 2018. A leader of the global work on NCD prevention, Robert is Emeritus Professor at the University of Auckland and Chair of the Lancet NCD Action Group.

Start: 16 March 2018 at 8.30 am (breakfast & registration from 8 am)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR

Meeting the NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals: can the United Nations system fulfil its potential?

Join us 15 December to hear insights from Dr Nick Banatvala, who leads the Secretariat of the UN Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the World Health Organization, about the Task Force's role in meeting the NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals.

Start: 15 December 2017 at 8.30 am (breakfast & registration from 8 am)

Location: C3 Collaborating for Health, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

Public Health Interventions for Management of Hypertension and Vascular Risk Reduction in South Asia

Join C3 for lessons learned from an intervention in South Asia to address hypertension and rising rates of non-communicable diseases. Can these lessons be translated to the UK?

Start: Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 8.30am (registration and breakfast from 8am)

Location: C3 Collaborating for Health, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

Getting to 2025: are we on track to reduce cancer mortality?

Join C3 for an International Breakfast Seminar featuring Dr Cary Adams, chief executive of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

Start: 25 September 2017, 8:30am (registration & breakfast from 8am)

Location: C3 Collaborating for Health, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

Evidence isn’t enough: getting the non-communicable disease narrative right

Non-communicable disease (NCD) is the leading cause of death world-wide and has been so for the last 15 years. But what if evidence isn’t enough to convince the international community of NCD’s urgency, or that the global response needs to be escalated? What if it is our ability to tell a compelling narrative about the evidence that is lacking?

Start: 30 March, 2017 at 8:30am

Location: CAN Mezzanine 7 - 14 Great Dover Street London SE1 4YR

Addressing health, equity and climate change

Dr Jennifer Miller, chief executive of the Global Climate and Health Alliance, spoke at our January International Breakfast Seminar about using holistic community revitalisation to make urban areas healthier for people and planet.

Start: 25 January, 2017 at 8:30am

Location: 7-14 Great Dover Street London SE1 4YR