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Longer maternity leave linked to better infant health

McGill Newsroom McGill, UCLA study of low- and middle-income countries shows paid maternity leave policies could help prevent infant deaths For each additional month of paid maternity leave offered in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), infant mortality is reduced by 13%, according to a new study by researchers from McGill University and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Published on : 30 Mar 2016

Six new Canada Research Chairs for McGill

McGill is proud to announce that six new Canada Research Chairs have been awarded and nine chairs have been renewed, bringing a total of over $15 million to the university for research in fields ranging from social inequalities in child health to experimental optomechanics over the next five to seven years.

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Published on : 12 Oct 2012

McGill's Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellows

The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) recently recognized six leaders in the health sciences from McGill as elected CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community. Elections are based on a nominating and peer review process that seeks to recognize those who are marked by a record of substantial accomplishment. 

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Published on : 26 Sep 2012