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.
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.
Scientists have announced a small but important step in the development of an effective cattle vaccine to prevent bovine tuberculosis. They have identified a "biomarker" using sophisticated molecular technology that allows them to predict vaccine efficacy. David Williams, chairman of the Badger Trust, which strongly supports vaccination of both cattle and badgers, said: "We welcome this refinement in laboratory technique, part of the progress towards the long-awaited goal of an effective cattle vaccine.