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Women experiencing intimate partner violence three times more likely to contract HIV

Women who experience recent intimate partner violence (IPV) are three times more likely to contract HIV, according to a new study led by McGill University researchers. In regions like Sub-Saharan Africa, women face an intersecting epidemic of intimate partner violence and HIV.

Published: 5 Jan 2023

Pre-processing and quality control of whole genome sequencing data: a case study using 9000 whole genomes from the GENESIS-HD study

Andreas Ziegler, Dr. rer. nat

Scientific Director and CEO | Research Group Cardio-CARE

Where: Hybrid Event | 2001 McGill College, Room 1140; Zoom

Published: 15 Dec 2022

Vaccine uptake remains low among at-risk Canadians

As the flu season begins and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, pneumococcal vaccination is more important than ever to prevent disease and death from pneumonia and other forms of pneumococcal disease. But vaccine uptake remains low among adults at high risk, say researchers from McGill University.

Published: 2 Nov 2022

$5.8 Million investment in programs

Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience. https://www.canada.ca/en/institutes-health-research/news/2017/10/ministe...

Published: 2 Oct 2017

New website for McGill’s School of Population and Global Health

New website for McGill’s School of Population and Global Health

By Kim Nightingale

The Faculty of Medicine is pleased to unveil the website for the McGill School of Population and Global Health (SPGH).

Published: 18 Sep 2017

Global Health Travel Awards

Apply before October 4th

Students can now apply for to up to 14 travel awards to help fund global health project in low-resource settings. Deadline to apply is October 4th! More information is available here: https://lnkd.in/dKY6Amj

 

Published: 6 Sep 2017

New MUHC study calls for targeted screening of high-risk healthcare workers for tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a recognized hazard for healthcare workers, but the annual screening strategy currently in place in Canada and the United States is costly with very limited health benefits and should be reconsidered, according to a new study led by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC).

Published: 2 Aug 2017

Theory to Practice Dragon’s Den 2017

In the 2015 federal election campaign, the Liberal party led by Justin Trudeau promised to “legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana.” In early April 2017, the Liberals took a giant step toward fulfilling that promise, introducing a bill aimed at regulating the recreational use, sale and cultivation of marijuana, along with a second bill to bring marijuana use under the ambit of the impaired driving laws.

Published: 16 May 2017

Apply for a Public Health exchange in Melbourne, Australia

University of Melbourne – Master of Public Health & McGill University – Master of Science in Public Health are offering an exchange program

One semester in beautiful Melbourne, Australia at the University of Melbourne, School of Population and Global Health MPH Student Exchange Program 2017‐18

Published: 11 May 2017

McGill in the Community: What to see and do

McGill is more than a university!

It's a community resource with over 160 public events, attractions, and aid programs: http://community.mcgill.ca/

Published: 20 Apr 2017

Course Evaluations for Winter 2017

MERCURY Course Evaluations will be available to students until April 30 for units following the default period (or until April 12 for units following the condensed period).

Published: 22 Mar 2017

Call for Volunteers for ACFAS

More than 150 volunteers needed!

Published: 10 Mar 2017

McGill ranked world’s 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology, behind only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

READ MORE: http://publications.mcgill.ca/medenews/2017/03/08/mcgill-ranked-worlds-3...

Published: 8 Mar 2017

2017 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference | REGISTER NOW

Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership & Sustainability in Global Health The 8th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference Washington Hilton Hotel - Dupont Circle Washington, DC, USA Main conference April 7-9 | Satellite Sessions April 6

Host institutions: Johns Hopkins University and Makerere University

http://www.cugh.org/events/2017-annual-cugh-global-health-conference

 

Published: 16 Feb 2017

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