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Recent Publications from McGill Faculty

In the past few weeks, McGill researchers have published several papers on a variety of global health topics.

Here are a few of them:

Published: 11 Jun 2015

Winners of the Global Health Travel Awards for Postgraduate Medical Residents Announced!

For the first time, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program and McGill Global Health Programs are distributing travel awards to medical residents! Without further due, here are our first cohort of winners.

Ipshita Prakash Michael Fein Elise Vuille-Lessard Evan Wong Fadi Hamdani Han Yao Jessica Keen Kristin Popiel

Congratulations to the awardees and to all applicants!

Published: 11 Jun 2015

Spring 2015 Travel Awards Winners Announced!

Congratulations to our Spring Travel Awards winners!

Medical Class of '84 Student Bursary: Tina Madzima

Medical Class of '65 Student Bursary: Alexandre Dostaler

Ashworth Student Travel Award: Esther Vaugon and Jonathan Morasse

Osler Medical Aid Foundation Scholarships: Annie Lalande and Collins Oghor

Published: 3 Jun 2015

Drinkable Book - Educates as it Purifies

Dr. Theresa Dankovich discovered pAge during her PhD in Chemistry at McGill University. She is now on a mission to help create a drinkable book, which "educates as it purifies". Dr. Dankovich has currently teamed up with a non-profit organization to help make these books available for use in the real world. For more information and to help fund this excellent initiative click here!


Published: 3 Jun 2015

Who is working on Global Health at McGill?

You can now find research teams and individual faculty members more easily in our NEW Research and Training section. In addition McGill-based Global Health team can apply for funding!...

Published: 15 Apr 2015

WORLD TB DAY: Why it still matters

In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015.

Learn more here.

Published: 24 Mar 2015

Opinion: It is the global community's responsibility to help eradicate tuberculosis

WORLD TB DAY: McGill International TB Centre Director Marcel A. Behr reminds us that tuberculosis affects and kills millions, and that Canada is affected. Read  the op-ed here. Learn more about World TB day here.

Published: 24 Mar 2015

Grant Opportunity: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges

Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. 

 Proposals are being accepted on the following topics:

 •             Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering

Published: 5 Mar 2015

WHO releases its third report on Neglected Tropical Diseases

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/

Published: 2 Mar 2015

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

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.

Published: 26 Feb 2015

Funding opportunity: Canada-Brazil Awards - Joint Research Projects

"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.

Published: 25 Jan 2015

Social Innovation in Health Initiative 2015

"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....

Published: 17 Jan 2015

Consortium of Universities for Global Health 6th Annual Conference

Mobilizing Research for Global Health

Sheraton Boston Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts

March 26 – 28, 2015

with Special Satellite Sessions March 25, 2015

Download conference flyer

Published: 16 Jan 2015

RRSPQ graduate student and postdoctoral fellow travel award

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.


Published: 16 Jan 2015