Global Health Programs news
3rd Annual McGill Global Surgery Conference, May 17th 2014 at McGill University’s McIntyre Building: Palmer Theatre
The 3rd Annual McGill Global Surgery Conference is an interdisciplinary conference focused on the field of surgery in global health, which is happening on Saturday, May 17th 2014 at McGill University’s McIntyre building: Palmer Theatre. Registration is now open and payable via Paypal.
It has been estimated that over 1 billion people worldwide live without access to health care. Organizations such as Partners In Health work relentlessly to improve access to primary and secondary health care to those who need it most. Despite modern medical advancements and the ability to treat people in remote parts of the world, millions of people are still left without hospitals, without doctors, and without treatment. Join the movement today to reverse these trends and enter the discussion by attending the conference Whatever It Takes.
Gender, disability and global health: The rights of girls and women with disabilities - 19 Feb 2014 12:00 - Chancellor Day Hall
Gender, disability and global health: The rights of girls and women with disabilities19 Feb 2014 12:00 to 14:00Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
CFHI Announces New Uganda Community Health Programs — Live Program Information Webinar: January 21st — Starting in April 2014 CFHI begins community-based programs in it's newest partner country, Uganda.
The 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology will be hosted in Montréal on August 17th -21st, 2014. The congress theme "Research that Resonates" was carefully selected to reflect how understanding the successful commercialization of innovation is more important today than ever before.
Child Family Health International www.cfhi.org WINTER 2013/2014 GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAM OPENINGS Live Program Information Webinar: December 16th CFHI PROGRAM OPENINGS: CFHI is currently accepting applications for its global health programs through 2015, and still has last minute spots left for December/January 201
Dr. Dan Deckelbaum participated at the annual meeting of the College of Surgeons of Central, Eastern and Southern Africa (COSECSA)
Dr. Dan Deckelbaum, GHP Director, participated at the annual meeting of the College of Surgeons of Central, Eastern and Southern Africa (COSECSA). Pictured are Dr. Lando Ruhungande, senior surgical resident at the National University of Rwanda, and Dr. Deckelbaum after Lando's presentation of a collaborative research project between the Centre for Global Surgery at the MUHC and the National University of Rwanda.
Incentives for Global Health's (IGH) mission is to increase access to essential medicines through our flagship proposal, the Health Impact Fund (HIF). Millions of people suffer and die each year from neglected diseases because pharmaceutical companies sell their patented drugs at hugely marked-up prices. These companies are incentivized by the international intellectual property system to develop drugs for ailments that affect primarily affluent people who can afford these exorbitant drugs.
McGill International TB Centre is pleased to announce its 2014 Summer Program in TB Research Methods with 2 back-to-back courses!
Registration deadline: 31 Jan 2014. Click here for more information. http://www.teachepi.org/
Dr. Anne Andermann was recently invited by the World Health Organization to present her innovative research on the CLEAR toolkit as a satellite symposium at the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Brazil in November 2013. The CLEAR toolkit is the first training tool developed to provide community health workers in low and middle income countries with practical skills on how to take a broader view when treating patients.
Dr. Dan Decklebaum, Director of GHP, has received the 2013 Young Alumni Award, at McGill's Medicine Alumni Global Award Ceremony & Dean’s Homecoming Reception, as part of McGill's Homecoming celebrations.
CFHI is currently accepting rolling applications for its global health programs through 2014, and still has a few last minute spots left for November and December 2013!
Child Family Health International www.cfhi.org WINTER/SPRING GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS: DEADLINE NOVEMBER 15th CFHI PROGRAM OPENINGS: CFHI places students on 1-4 month internship-style programs alongside local healthcare professionals in underserved communities. Participants rotate through clinics and hospitals, attend medical lectures, and become immersed in the healthcare system of the community.
Paying for Health Impact - Lecture presented by: Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University; President and Director of the Health Impact Fund
Paying for Health ImpactPresented by: Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University; President and Director of the Health Impact FundFriday, October 11th 201314h30 to 16h00NCDH Room 100 (Moot Court)3644 rue Peel (entry via 3660 Peel)Space is limited. Kindly RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org The lecture is approved for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation by the Barreau du Québec (1.5h) #10075976.
IMPACT 2025: Working Together for Global Maternal, Newborn and Child Health - INVITATION to Canadian maternal and child health experts
2010 was a landmark year for the world’s women and children. Through the G8, Canada led a global effort to see that women and children do not die or suffer needlessly from preventable causes. Global and Canadian evidence is demonstrating that investments are having a tremendous impact.