What is distinctive about ethics in rehabilitation? Read the special issue of Canadian Journal of Bioethics on Rehab Ethics, covering private practice, waiting list management, conceptualizations of ethics, ethics education, sexuality, autonomy. Guest editors of Vol.1; No 3, Limits and Challenges of Ethics in Rehabilitation included Dr. Matthew Hunt.
Congratulations to Dr. Raphael Lencucha who has been awarded the Dr. Donald A. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Global Health Research for his publication entitled “Global tobacco control and economic norms: an analysis of normative commitments in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia.”
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of California, Berkeley’s (UCB) School of Public Health (SPH), the School compiled a list of their 75 most influential alumni. Included among the impressive list of luminaries was Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs. On April 21, Dr. Pai traveled to Berkeley to formally accept this honour as part of the official celebrations.
$35.5 million in development assistance announced recently by Government of Canada
This article points to the importance of not only structural features of whole-of-government approaches for NCD control but also the institutional culture and entrenched political and economic interests.
For more information and the article, see here.
McGill Global Health Programs Director Madhu Pai is editor of a unique collection of papers printed as a supplement to GP Clinics. This supplement is an effort to engage and educate GPs and private practitioners and to share with them the current best practices on TB diagnosis and treatment. The book is accompanied by an interactive web platform where practioners can test their TB knowledge and find additional resources to update their practice.
Stephanie Nixon and Matthew Hunt editorial; Global Health: Where do physiotherapy and rehabilitation research fit? " Physiotherapy Canada, 67(3), pp. 217–218
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Matthew Hunt & colleagues' new study on perceptions of disability in the 2010 Haiti earthquake response.
Hunt, M. R., Chung, R., Durocher, E., & Henrys, J. H. (2015). Haitian and international responders' and decision-makers' perspectives regarding disability and the response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Global health action, 8.
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.
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!