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A face-to-face with our research leaders: Interview with Dr. Madhukar Pai

Read the most McGill University Health Centre interview with Dr. Madhukar Pai

"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."

Published: 18 Dec 2014

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

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.

Published: 10 Nov 2014

New Grand Challenges funding opportunities

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

Published: 18 Oct 2014

Grand Challenges Canada Annual Report 2013−2014 released

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.
Published: 18 Oct 2014

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

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.

Published: 27 Sep 2014

Canada Gairdner Global Health Symposium: A New Dawn for Tropical Disease

The annual Canada Gairdner Global Health Symposium is upcoming on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the MaRS Auditorium. The symposium will be celebrating the work of Dr. Satoshi Omura, who discovered the microorganism that would lead to the development of ivermectin, by focusing on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). The event will be webcasted for those who cannot attend in person, and will be posting that information in the coming weeks.

Published: 26 Sep 2014

Dr. Peter Small, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 McTavish, 1-2pm

As part of its 2nd Annual Trainee Research Day invites you to hear our keynote speaker:

Dr. Peter Small, MD

Deputy Director, TB, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Modernizing DOTS


Wednesday June 18, 2014

Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 McTavish

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM




Published: 6 Jun 2014

President Obama opens the Consortuim of Universities for Global Health annual meeting in Washington D.C.

President Barack Obama Welcomes the 2014 CUGH Conference to Washington, DC

The president and his administration support and acknowledge the work being done around the world by CUGH and its members, and affirm CUGH's partnership with the US government.

Watch it here:

Published: 22 May 2014

Professional training for humanitarian health workers at McGill!

The 2014 Canadian National Disaster and Humanitarian Response Program is

Canada's first comprehensive and collaborative professional humanitarian training

program involving humanitarian NGO, UN, government and academic faculty and

partners across North America. The professional certificate course is run over two

consecutive weeks.

Published: 6 May 2014

3rd Annual McGill Global Surgery Conference, May 17th 2014 at McGill University’s McIntyre Building: Palmer Theatre

The 3rd Annual McGill Global Surgery Conference is an interdisciplinary conference focused on the field of surgery in global health, which is happening on Saturday, May 17th 2014 at McGill University’s McIntyre building: Palmer Theatre.  


Registration is now open and payable via Paypal.

Published: 17 Apr 2014

Whatever It Takes - Expanding Access to Health Care - March 18th, 2014 - McIntyre Medical Building

It has been estimated that over 1 billion people worldwide live without access to health care. Organizations such as Partners In Health work relentlessly to improve access to primary and secondary health care to those who need it most. Despite modern medical advancements and the ability to treat people in remote parts of the world, millions of people are still left without hospitals, without doctors, and without treatment. Join the movement today to reverse these trends and enter the discussion by attending the conference Whatever It Takes.


Published: 13 Mar 2014

Gender, disability and global health: The rights of girls and women with disabilities - 19 Feb 2014 12:00 - Chancellor Day Hall

Gender, disability and global health: The rights of girls and women with disabilities

Feb 2014 12:00 to 14:00

Chancellor Day Hall
: Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Published: 10 Feb 2014

CFHI Announces New Uganda Community Health Programs

CFHI Announces New Uganda Community Health Programs

— Live Program Information Webinar: January 21st

Starting in April 2014 CFHI begins community-based programs in it's newest partner country, Uganda.

Published: 17 Jan 2014

Call for abstracts: 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology

The 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology will be hosted in Montréal on August 17th -21st, 2014.

The congress theme "Research that Resonates" was carefully selected to reflect how understanding the successful commercialization of innovation is more important today than ever before.

Published: 7 Jan 2014


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Live Program Information Webinar: December 16th

CFHI PROGRAM OPENINGS: CFHI is currently accepting applications for its global health programs through 2015, and still has last minute spots left for December/January 201

Published: 9 Dec 2013