Global Health Rehabilitation Initiative (GHRI)
The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) is actively engaged in capacity building initiatives at the intersection of global health, rehabilitation and disability. Members of SPOT take part in knowledge sharing and train-the trainer initiatives and many SPOT students in the professional programs also conduct fieldwork placements in low- or middle-income countries or with new immigrants and undeserved communities across Canada.
Global Health and Rehabilitation Resource Guide
Learn more about global health, rehabilitation and all things connected through our Global Health and Rehabilitation Resource Guide. This is a document created by students in conjunction with the community to help you explore rehabilitation in Global Health starting from a local framework and expanding provincially, nationally, and internationally. You will notice that this guide is split up between several different topics all related to rehabilitation and Global Health. Student-specific resources include information about global health placements, travel awards and different courses/programs while wider community resources range from articles to blogs, NGOs, associations and more!
We hope you have fun exploring the guide! Don’t hesitate to send any questions or feedback to the spotglobalhealth [at] mcgill.ca (subject: GH%20and%20Rehab%20Resource%20Guide%20Question%20) (GHRI coordinator).
SPOT Researchers are conducting several innovative global health projects covering a wide range of topics and methodologies, learn more.
SPOT Faculty are actively engaged in various initiatives to build capacity at the intersection of global health, rehabilitation and disability, learn more.
SPOT hosts and collaborates in events which gather leaders in the field to discuss the current state and future direction of rehabilitation and disability in a global context, upcoming events and more.
Questions, comments, or suggestions?
Please contact us at spotglobalhealth [at] mcgill.ca.
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News from Global Health at SPOT
Enhancing policy coherence for healthy product environments: Bridging theory, research and practicePublished: 4 Sep 2019
Ethical Challenges in the Provision of Mental Health Services for Children and Families During DisastersPublished: 28 Jan 2019
Earthquakes to Floods:A Scoping Review of Health-related Disaster Research in Low-and Middle-Income CountriesPublished: 28 Jan 2019
Training Trainers in IndiaPublished: 30 Oct 2018