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/
SPECIAL WORLD TB DAY SYMPOSIUM - Global Health Anthropology: Perspectives from research on tuberculosis
RSVP: globalhealth [at] mcgill [dot] ca
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.
Surgical Global health Conference will take place on Saturday May 16th, 2015 in the Palmer Theatre of the McGill McIntyre Building. Conference: 9:00 AM– 5:30 PM. The post-conference event will take place from 5:30 PM– 7:30 PM.
Global innovation for mental health
Café scientifique with Dr. Vikram Patel
April 14, 2015, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
McGill Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish, Montréal, QC H3A 1X9
MonWHO is back for its ninth year of bringing global health to Montreal!
The Montreal World Health Organization Simulation is a national conference providing a platform for students of all disciplines to come together and discuss today’s most pressing topics in global health.
Comparative Healthcare Systems Programs presents their 4th annual public health conference “Health in Refuge: The Refugee’s Journey to Canada.”
When: 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, March 14, 2015
Where: SSMU Building, Ballroom (3rd floor of 3600 McTavish Street, Suite 1200, Montréal)
This conference aims to explore the various challenges that indigenous people face in Canada, and how students and future healthcare professionals can address the needs of this population. In addition to exploring common health issues, we also aim to provide a better understanding of the underlying human rights issues that are tightly linked to indigenous health. The conference will emphasize that the numerous health and social injustices faced by the indigenous people are not simply a problem of the past, and still continue to this day.
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.