On Wednesday Feb 18th, McGill Students Fight Ebola will be hosting “Fighting Ebola – Prevention, Progress, and Perspectives’, a speaker series featuring experts on the Ebola Virus outbreak. Each of the speakers will give a talk on their perspective on the Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa and other parts of the world, followed by a question period and a wine and cheese.
"Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) is pleased to launch the competition for the Canada-Brazil Awards - Joint Research Projects for research projects taking place between June 2015 and August 2017. The Canada-Brazil Awards-Joint Research Projects provide scholarships for exchanges of researchers and graduate students in support of reciprocal, team-based research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities in key areas of mutual cooperation.
"The Social Innovation in Health Initiative is an international collaboration between various partners. The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University lead the implementation of this initiative and TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, hosted at the World Health Organization in Geneva, provides technical and financial support.
Mobilizing Research for Global Health
Sheraton Boston Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts
March 26 – 28, 2015
with Special Satellite Sessions March 25, 2015
Deadline: 20 February 2015
Le Regroupement Stratégique Santé Mondiale du RRSPQ is pleased to announce its competition to support Québec graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in disseminating the results of their global health-related thesis research. The goal of the competition is to offer fellowships to graduate students to travel to their study site to present their results.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED AS ONE PDF FILE
The Ingram School of Nursing, McGill Global Health Programs and the McGill Nurses for Global Health are pleased to announce this public lecture given by Kaci Hickox, MSN, MPH, RN.
Having returned from work with Médecins sans frontières in Sierra Leone, Kaci challenged the mandatory quarantine of health care workers with a Maine judge ruling in her favour; she has also challenged the label "Ebola Nurse."
"In its broadest sense, global health is about making the world a healthier place. Each of us can choose to make a contribution here, regardless of our discipline, training, or specialization. In addition to excelling in our chosen field, optimism is a key quality – we need to believe that we can make a difference."
The Dept. of Family Medicine is starting a global health journal club for students in our graduate program. You are invited to the first McGill Family Medicine Global Health Journal Club! We will meet at the Department of Family Medicine at 5858 Cote-des-Neiges, 3rd Floor, at 1pm on December 4th. Students, residents and faculty from any discipline are welcome to join. The group will discuss an article (sent in advance).
Global Health Seminar Series
The Global Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes in the South Asian Diaspora
Sonia Anand, MD, PhD
Date: 12 January 2015, 4:00-5:00 pm
Location: McIntyre Medical Building, Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504
Special Workshop: Impact Evaluation for Public Health Professionals - Methods, Examples and Future Opportunities
In this session, Professor Colford will discuss a variety of study designs and methods employed by epidemiologists, economists, and public policy investigators to generate evidence through “Impact Evaluations” of public health programs; the focus will be on programs related to global health and development. The underlying principles will be illustrated with detailed examples employing cluster randomized trials, matched cohorts, regression discontinuity, and stepped wedge designs. The role of (and adjustment for) participant compliance will be highlighted with a discussion of a p