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Why Sponsor?

Promote your business or cause in the largest medical center in the world.

Our conference draws professionals and students from all over the Texas Medical Center (TMC), home to the world’s largest children’s hospital (Texas Children’s Hospital) and the world’s largest cancer hospital (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center). The TMC covers 1345 acres total and has a GDP of $25 Billion, making it the 8th largest business district in the United States.

By sponsoring our conference, you will be provided access to this audience of healthcare professionals and groups of students and trainees interested in global health at Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, and 52 other institutions.

Please see our sponsorship levels linked below for information on how you may promote your business or cause.

In addition to supporting our conference, a portion of your funds goes directly to supporting students leading global health projects and research endeavors throughout the TMC. Our grants committee disseminates and vets applications for up to $1,000 in funding per project. Some example projects include COVID-19 based health outcomes research amongst the Middle Eastern and Refugee communities in Houston and increasing access to feminine hygiene products in Kenya.

Access the 2025 HGHC Sponsorship Package TBA. 

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Corporate, individual, in-kind, monetary, and volunteer donations are all needed to realize our goals for the 2019 Global Health Conference and to distribute student grants. Please consider making a donation by clicking the donate button or scanning the QR code below:

No gift is too small. Donate through PayPal using the ‘Donate’ button today. 

The IRS has designated the Houston Global Health Collaborative as an independent 501(c)3, non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

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Thank you so much for your interest in HGHC!

Student Grants Committee

We are currently accepting applications for program representatives from these programs:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • UTHealth School of Public Health
  • UTHealth School of Nursing
  • UTHealth School of Dentistry
  • Rice University and Rice360
  • UH College of Optometry
  • UH College of Pharmacy
  • UH College of Medicine
  • UTMB Nursing
  • Texas A&M TMC Campus

Apply here: TBA Apply by February 19th, 2024

Conference Committee

We are currently accepting applications for the 13th Annual Conference committee.

The recruitment cycle for the 13th Annual Conference is open! 

A brief overview of the conference planning committees :

  • Executive: Consists of Conference Chair, Vice-Chair, and the Committee Chairs.
  • Abstracts: Prepare research aspects of the conference, including call for abstracts, selection of posters and oral presenters, and award determination.
  • Fundraising and Grants: Locate monetary funding and in-kind donations to fund events and are responsible for obtaining and awarding grant money.
  • Logistics: Coordinate budget, venue, food, set-up, and miscellaneous conference needs.
  • Program: Plan events and speakers of the HGHC annual conference. Coordinated by the Conference Vice Chair.
  • Public Relations: Responsible for advertising and media coverage.
  • Technology: Focus on web design, social media presence, and electronic idea generation.
Apply: 2024-2025 Board Application (Due: July 29th, 2024)