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COVID-19 vaccines: McGill researchers track the global race

McGill University professor Nicole Basta and her team have created an interactive online COVID-19 vaccine tracker, that provides real-time updates on progress in developing a safe and effective vaccine.

Published: 26 Oct 2020

Mandatory vaccinations required in only half of all countries

As countries struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination uptake is a public health priority now more than ever. Efforts to increase vaccinations vary greatly around the globe. A new McGill-led study comparing policies around the world finds broad implementation of mandatory vaccination mandates. However, the penalties for failing to vaccinate differ significantly by country, ranging from fines to jail time.

Published: 22 Oct 2020

Inappropriate prescriptions sending hospitalized seniors back to the ER

Two in three hospitalized seniors are prescribed drugs that should be avoided by older adults, increasing the risk of injury and adverse drug reactions. Improving hospital prescribing practices can reduce the frequency of inappropriate medications and resulting harm, according to a new study led by McGill University researchers.

Published: 5 Aug 2020

$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.

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:


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:

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.


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


Published: 16 Feb 2017

SPECIAL SEMINAR: High Dimensions, Inference and Combinatorics. A Journey Through the Data Jungle

Matey N. Neykov, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate, ORFE, Princeton University High Dimensions, Inference and Combinatorics. A Journey Through the Data Jungle

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave. West, Room 24


Published: 23 Jan 2017


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