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WHO releases its third report on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Mon, 2015-03-02 09:38

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/

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SPECIAL WORLD TB DAY SYMPOSIUM - Global Health Anthropology: Perspectives from research on tuberculosis

Thu, 2015-03-12 17:30 - 20:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheatre (Room 521), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

RSVP: globalhealth [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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

Thu, 2015-02-26 09:45

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.

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Surgical Global health Conference

Sat, 2015-05-16 09:00 - 17:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 522, R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

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.

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Local is Global: Global Mental Health Conference

Tue, 2015-04-14 18:30 - 20:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

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

All welcome!

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Montreal World Health Organization Simulation: Mental Health

Fri, 2015-03-20 (All day) - Sun, 2015-03-22 (All day)
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

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.

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CHSP Annual Conference 2015 Health in Refuge: The Refugee's Journey to Canada

Sat, 2015-03-14 10:00 - 16:00
Price: $10.00 Online: Limited tickets. Order them soon.

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)

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Health and Human Rights: Indigenous Health Conference

Sat, 2015-02-21 10:00 - 16:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 522, R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

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.

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Fighting Ebola – Prevention, Progress, and Perspectives

Wed, 2015-02-18 18:30 - 20:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 522, R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: $10.00 (student) $20.00 (general)

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.

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Funding opportunity: Canada-Brazil Awards - Joint Research Projects

Sun, 2015-01-25 22:07

"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.

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