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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
October 10, 2016
Volume 8, Issue 18
2017 Institutes: University of Graz, Austria
Applications Deadline: Oct 31, 2016. Apply today for these 4-6 week opportunities in Pediatrics for medical students. Med 4 students are eligible for the Winter session and Med 1 & Med 2 students can participate over the summer.
Call for Applications: Local Global Health Elective
Applications Due: Nov. 14, 2016. Are you a Med 1 or Med 2 student looking for a global health elective in Canada? We’re looking for students who want to learn more about global health issues at home to participate in this unique half-year elective.
Call for Applications: Queen Elizabeth Scholars
Applications Due: Jan. 27, 2017.  The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholars program offers opportunities for Senior undergraduate and Graduate students. We are now accepting applications to work with our partners in Tanzania.
Dal Med Class of '72 Global Health Education Bursary
Applications Due: Jan. 30, 2017.   The MD Class of 1972 have established an Endowment Fund with the Global Health Office to provide bursaries to fourth-year medical student to pursue an international education experience.
2017 Global Health Awards
Nominations Due: March 5, 2017. These awards recognize an outstanding contribution to the global health community at Dalhousie through: demonstrated leadership in global health; work experience with marginalized communities; engagement in global health research; mentorship in global health; promotion, development and enhancement of global health at Dalhousie.
2017 Global Health Photo Contest
Submissions Due: March 5, 2017. The theme for 2017 is the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Do you have outstanding photos that tell a compelling story about your global health experience?  Each year the global health office at Dalhousie hosts the Global Health Photo Contest to recognize these beautiful images and inspiring stories.

Global Health Blog Highlight

Hero Rats: Rats don’t always have to be pests. An innovative NGO called Apopo, has recruited these rodents for humanitarian purposes. Read more here.

Other Global Health Events

6th Global Forum on Health Promotion
Oct. 16 & 17, 2016, Charlottetown, PEI.
Habitat III: The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development
Oct. 17-21, 2016, Quito, Ecuador.
REAL KT Curriculum: Patient & Citizen Engagement Workshop
Oct. 17, 2016 @ 9am-5pm. Atlantica Hotel, Halifax NS.
Blanket Exercise ‑ Mi'kmaq History Month 2016
Oct. 19, 2016, CHEB 170
Call for Applications: 2017 CSIH MentorNet Program
Thurs. Oct. 20, 2016.
Nurses Embracing Diversity: Welcoming the Many Faces of Healthcare
Oct. 20-22, 2016. World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax.
58th Annual DMAA Awards Gala
Oct. 22, 2016 @ 6pm. Pier 21, Halifax.
JRJ Chair Distinguished Lecture Series: Professor Carolyn Cooper
Oct 28, 2016 @ 7pm. MacMechan Auditorium, Killam Memorial Library, Dalhousie University.
National Conference on Ending Homelessness
Nov 2-4, 2016. London, ON.
Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future: National Forum
Nov 2-4, 2016. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.
AFMC Charles Boelen International Social Accountability Award
Submission Deadline: Nov 4, 2016.
Partnerships, Policy, and Progress: Healthy Lives for Women, Children, and Adolescents Worldwide
Nov 3 & 4, 2016. Montreal, Canada.
Health Achieve East
Nov 7 & 8, 2016. Halifax, NS.
Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health & Wellbeing Conference 2016
Nov 8-10, 2016. Melbourne, Australia.
Save the Date: Racism, Indigenous Perspectives
Nov 9, 2016 @ 7pm.
April 29 - May 2, 2017. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
June 1-3, 2017, Ottawa, Canada.
June 12 & 13, 2017. Vancouver, BC.
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