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Global Health Seminars: The Global Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes in the South Asian Diaspora

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:00 - 17:00

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: TBA


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Special Workshop: Impact Evaluation for Public Health Professionals - Methods, Examples and Future Opportunities

Mon, 2015-01-19 13:00 - 17:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

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

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Call for proposals: The Muskoka Initiative on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Mon, 2014-11-10 13:39

On May 28 to 30, 2014, Canada made a committment of $3.5 billion to improve the health of mothers and children for the period of 2015–2020 to end the preventable deaths of mothers, newborn and children younger than age five. These efforts are threefold, focused on strengthening health systems, reducing the burden of leading diseases, and improving nutrition.

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New Grand Challenges funding opportunities

Sat, 2014-10-18 13:54

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications for three new Grand Challenges:

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McGill Global Health Night 2014

Mon, 2014-11-03 18:00 - 20:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The 2014 Global Health Night will be held at the McGill Faculty Club (3450 McTavish), on Monday, November 3rd, from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This annual event is held to highlight and foster the involvement of students and faculty at McGill in global health-related activities.

The evening will feature a guest lecture by Dr. Christy L Hanson and will also include the announcement of the Global Health Programs Photography Competition winner, the Faculty of Medicine’s Chan Prize winner and the Travel Awards Fall 2014 winners.

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Global Health Seminars: Giving voice to TB patients through data

Mon, 2014-11-03 16:00 - 17:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

EBOH 50th Anniversary Seminar Series/Global Health Seminar Series
Giving voice to TB patients through data: how case-based data informed the 2015-2018 national plan for TB in Kenya
Dr. Christy L. Hanson, Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship, Macalester College
3 November 2014, 4–5 PM
Room 521, McIntyre Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal


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Grand Challenges Canada Annual Report 2013−2014 released

Sat, 2014-10-18 12:11
Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health.
 
Since their launch in 2010, Grand Challenges Canada has supported 538 projects in more than 70 countries, totaling $148M, and leveraged $190M in additional funding, including significant private sector investment.
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Global Mental Health: A special screening and discussion

Fri, 2014-10-24 11:00 - 12:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Theatre, Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Join us for a special film screening and seminar discussion.

Hidden Pictures: A personal journey into Global Mental Health

Directed by Delaney Ruston, MD

http://www.hiddenpicturesfilm.com/

Friday, October 24, 2014
11 am – 12:30 pm
Meakins Amphitheatre, McIntyre Medical Building

Seating is limited.

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications to Grand Challenges Explorations

Sat, 2014-09-27 15:31

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications to Grand Challenges Explorations, which has awarded over 1070 grants in over 58 countries to date. Grand Challenges Explorations seeks innovative global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations as well as for-profit companies.


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Global Health Seminars: Improving the quality of TB care in India

Mon, 2014-09-15 18:00 - 19:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheatre Room 521, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Global Health Seminar
"Improving quality of tuberculosis care in India: can mystery patients help?"
Dr. Madhukar Pai
15 Sep 2014, 4-5 PM
Meakins Amphitheatre Room 521, McIntyre Building

Madhu Pai did his medical training and community medicine residency in Vellore, India. He completed his PhD in epidemiology at UC Berkeley, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCSF.

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