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Global Health Conference on Climate Change

2May201510:00
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16:30
McIntyre Medical Building Room 522, R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

The McGill Global Health Committee of IFMSA-Quebec is organizing a conference that will not only explore the impacts of climate change on human health here and on a global scale but also transform this awareness into change and action.

Who is working on Global Health at McGill?

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.

Published: 15Apr2015

WORLD TB DAY: Why it still matters

In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015.

Learn more here.

Published: 24Mar2015

Opinion: It is the global community's responsibility to help eradicate tuberculosis

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.

Published: 24Mar2015

Global Mental Health Research

8May2015
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29May2015

This seminar, led by Duncan Pedersen, provides an introduction to key issues in global health health (GMH) research. The ultimate goal of this seminar is to outline a balanced ciritcal perspective on GMH as a new field of enquiry and practice.

Grant Opportunity: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges

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

•             Explore New Ways to Measure Delivery and Use of Digital Financial Services Data

Published: 5Mar2015

WHO releases its third report on Neglected Tropical Diseases

The World Health Organization has released its third report on neglected tropical diseases. Its main recommendation: for governments to increase domestic investments to address social and health inequities. To learn more: http://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/Third_report_2015/en/

Published: 2Mar2015

Calls for Proposals: Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development - Round 5

USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and DFID have joined together to launch Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, to find the tools and approaches to help the mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours.

Published: 26Feb2015

Global Surgery Conference

16May201509:00
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17:30
McIntyre Medical Building Room 522, R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

The Global Surgery Conference intends to bring attention to the surgical component of global health and to facilitate discussion between students and health profesionals regarding the issue.

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