public health

Expert: Risks of Under-Age Drinking

Published: 14Mar2018

"Acute intoxication with alcohol is common in Quebec. Between January 1 and November 26, 2017, emergency services received 2,332 young people aged 12 to 24 for this reason. This equates to 214...

Global Health Seminar: Canada’s Role in Global Health


McGill Global Health Programs is pleased to welcome Ms. Sarah Lawley, Director General, Office of International Affairs for the Health Portfolio at the Public Health Agency of Canada!

Journées annuelles en santé publique (Dec. 2015)

Published: 7Dec2015

Annual gathering of experts and employees working in the public health sector, the Journées annuelles de santé publique will be held December 8-9 in Montreal. (Source)

Special Seminar: Osagie K. Obasogie - "Race as a Risk Factor in Public Health"


Please join us for this special seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Health and Social Policy, the Faculty of Law’s Law Teaching Network, and the Institute for Comparative Law.

Global Mental Health Film Presentation and Discussion


Hidden Pictures: A personal journey into global mental health A film by Delaney Ruston, MD. Followed by a discussion with the Director.

Death by prescription painkiller

Published: 18Jun2014

The number of deaths involving commonly prescribed painkillers is higher than the number of deaths by overdose from heroin and cocaine combined, according to researchers at McGill University. In a...