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Foreign Practices: Immigrant Doctors and the History of Canadian Medicare

There is a new book out in November by Sasha Mullally and the IHSP's David Wright, published by McGill Queen's University Press (ISBN 9780228003717).

Overview

Published: 11 Nov 2020

Blood mercury and plasma polychlorinated biphenyls concentrations in pregnant Inuit women from Nunavik: Temporal trends, 1992–2017

Thérèse Yéro Adamou, Mylène Riva, Gina Muckle, Elhadji Anassour Laouan Sidi, Mélanie Lemire, Pierre Ayotte

Blood mercury and plasma polychlorinated biphenyls concentrations in pregnant Inuit women from Nunavik: Temporal trends, 1992–2017

Sci Total Environ. 2020 Nov 15;743:140495.doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140495.

Published: 10 Nov 2020

Harm Reduction: A Research Agenda

Dea S, Weinstock D.

Harm Reduction: A Research Agenda

Health Care Anal. 2020 Nov 3;1-3.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10728-020-00418-6

Excerpt

Published: 9 Nov 2020

Extremes in water availability and suicide: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of rural Indian adults

Arijit Nandi co-authored an article in Environmental Research:

Richardson RA, Harper S, Weichenthal S, et al.

Extremes in water availability and suicide: Evidence from a nationally representative sample of rural Indian adults

Environmental Research. 2020 Nov;190:109969.DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109969.

Abstract

Published: 9 Nov 2020

Impact of trauma centre accreditation on mortality and complications in a Canadian trauma system: an interrupted time series analysis

Batomen B, Moore L, Strumpf E, Champion H, Nandi A

Impact of trauma centre accreditation on mortality and complications in a Canadian trauma system: an interrupted time series analysis

BMJ Quality & Safety Published Online First: 30 October 2020.doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011271

Abstract

Published: 3 Nov 2020

Recruitment for the Winter 2021 IHSP Internship Program is open

Join our Program and learn how to design policy solutions aimed at benefitting population health and welfare.

Weekly seminars centred on themes related to health policy and social welfare.

$2000 award upon program completion.

Published: 3 Nov 2020

Disagreement, Unenforceability, and Harm Reduction

Weinstock, D.M. Disagreement, Unenforceability, and Harm Reduction. Health Care Anal (2020).

Abstract

Published: 30 Oct 2020

An ethical analysis of COVID-19 impacts from a global child lens: It’s time to prioritize children’s rights!

IHSP Learning from COVID: Perspectives on Health and Social Policy - COVID and Beyond

Sydney Campbell, Carlo Cicero Oneto, Manav Preet Singh Saini, Nona Attaran, Nora Makasani, Raissa Passos Dos Santos, Shilni Pukuma, Franco A Carnevale

Published: 30 Oct 2020

McGill Law ranked 16th worldwide

The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that it has once again been ranked among the world’s top universities for studying law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The 2021 ranking by subject rated McGill the 16th-best school worldwide for studying law, up from 20th place last year.

Published: 28 Oct 2020

Accessibility and allocation of public parks and gardens in England and Wales: A COVID-19 social distancing perspective

Shoari N, Ezzati M, Baumgartner J, Malacarne D, Fecht D (2020)

PLoS ONE 15(10): e0241102.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241102

Abstract

Published: 27 Oct 2020

Procedural Justice and Relational Theory

Procedural Justice and Relational Theory Empirical, Philosophical, and Legal Perspectives

Edited by Denise Meyerson, Catriona Mackenzie, Therese MacDermott - Copyright Year 2021 (Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group) ISBN 9780367321727

Published: 27 Oct 2020

Disgust or Dignity? The Moral Basis of Harm Reduction

Stoljar, N. Disgust or Dignity? The Moral Basis of Harm Reduction. Health Care Anal (2020).

Abstract

Published: 27 Oct 2020

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

International Day of the Girl 👧👧🏾👧🏻👧🏿👧🏼👧🏽

Celebrate with us International Day of the Girl  👧👧🏾👧🏻👧🏿👧🏼👧🏽

To celebrate the #DayOfTheGirl we are officially launching the Girlfesto Virtual Exhibition. The Girlfesto, a manifesto made by girls and for girls, was drafted at the Circles Within Circles c

Published: 11 Oct 2020

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