Recent Publications from McGill Faculty

Published: 11 June 2015

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

Here are a few of them:

The Development of a Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, June 11 2015: School of Physical and Occupational Therapy,and Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation Professor Matthew Hunt has collaborated in the development and validation of an ethical analysis tool for humanitarian health workers.

Adjustments for weighing clothed babies at high altitude or in cold climates. Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, May 20, 2015: Dr.Theresa Gyorkos and Dr. Harriet Kuhnlein have contributed to a study on the impact of clothing in the evaluation of malnutrition in cold or high-altitude areas.

The End TB Strategy : India can blaze the trail. Indian Journal of Medical Research, May 7, 2015: For World TB day, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhu Pai reviews the End TB Strategy, launched at the 2014 World Health Assembly and the key role India could play.

Household Food Insecurity is Associated with Respiratory Infections Among 6- to 11-Month Old Infants in Rural Ghana. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, May 6, 2015: Dr. Grace Marquis, of the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition has participated in a University of Ghana, Legon, study that has found a link between food insecurity and respiratory infections in children.

Development of Leishmania vaccines in the era of visceral leishmaniasis elimination. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, April 29, 2015: Dr. Greg Matlashewski of the Department of microbiology and immunology has co-written a commentary on the role that a visceral leishmaniasis vaccine may play in the efforts to eliminate the disease in the Indian subcontinent.

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