Global Health news
The McGill Global Health Programs latest newsletter has just been released! Inside, find a preview of our upcoming funding opportunities, events and more! Read the latest issue here! Subscribe here. Find past issues here.
In the past few weeks, McGill researchers have published several papers on a variety of global health topics. Here are a few of them: The Development of a Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, June 11 2015: School of Physical and Occupational Therapy,and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation Professor Matthew Hunt has collaborated in the development and validation of an ethical analysis tool for humanitarian health workers.
For the first time, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program and McGill Global Health Programs are distributing travel awards to medical residents! Without further due, here are our first cohort of winners. Ipshita Prakash Michael Fein Elise Vuille-Lessard Evan Wong Fadi Hamdani Han Yao Jessica Keen Kristin Popiel Congratulations to the awardees and to all applicants!
Congratulations to our Spring Travel Awards winners! Medical Class of '84 Student Bursary: Tina Madzima Medical Class of '65 Student Bursary: Alexandre Dostaler Ashworth Student Travel Award: Esther Vaugon and Jonathan Morasse Osler Medical Aid Foundation Scholarships: Annie Lalande and Collins Oghor Ambassador Paul Frazer Travel Award for Global Health: Vanessa Brombosz and Danielle Cazabon
You can now find research teams and individual faculty members more easily in our NEW Research and Training section. In addition McGill-based Global Health team can apply for funding! Learn more here.
In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015. Learn more here.
WORLD TB DAY: McGill International TB Centre Director Marcel A. Behr reminds us that tuberculosis affects and kills millions, and that Canada is affected. Read the op-ed here. Learn more about World TB day here.
Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. Proposals are being accepted on the following topics: • Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering
CIET/McGill Family Medicine training for government planners and researchers in Southern Africa
I am delighted to announce that Neil Andersson MD PhD MPhil MSc MFPH, currently science director of CIET and visiting scientist at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, has joined the McGill University Department of Family Medicine on October 1, 20