The 1st Annual Global Health Day was organized by the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions' Office of Global Health Initiatives in 2010. This annual event brings together scholars from different disciplines to discuss relevant global health topics. Previous Global Health Day topics have included: Women's and Children's Nutrition in Emergency Settings, Perspectives on Humanitarian Crises Around the World, Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic, Treating Neglected Infections, and Air Pollution Across the Lifespan. This annual event is co-sponsored by the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions' Office of Global Health Initiatives and the Community for Global Health Equity. It is traditionally held on the Friday of National Public Health Week.