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- Global Health Programs
"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."
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.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications for three new Grand Challenges:
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.
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.
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
Wednesday June 18, 2014
Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 McTavish
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ALL ARE WELCOME
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:
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
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.
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.
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
19 Feb 2014 12:00 to 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
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.
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.
Child Family Health International www.cfhi.org
WINTER 2013/2014 GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAM OPENINGS
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