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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
October 13, 2020
Volume 12, Issue 21
SPARK: A Discussion Group on Equity in Medicine Presents: The Urgency of Intersectionality
Oct 13 @ 1-2PM, Microsoft Teams virtual meeting. A Ted Talk by Kimberlé Crenshaw followed by a discussion facilitated by Dr. Paula Cameron. This event is open to all faculty and staff across the Faculty of Medicine. To join contact Valerie Wilson.
Global Health Elective Participant Survey - RIM Project
Survey Closes: Oct 30, 2020   Did you participate in an undergraduate global health elective through the Dalhousie Global Health Office in the past 15 years? As a part of a research project, the effects of global health electives on participants future residency and career choices will be explored. Please consider completing the survey.
6th Khon Kaen University’s International Challenge on Emergency Medicine and Related Basic Science 2020 (KKU ICEM)
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2020. Event Dates: Dec 5-13, 2020. Virtal competition. Each medical school can send up to only 2 representative teams, each team consists of 3 medical students to participate in the competition. Expressions of interest should be sent to Angela Day before Nov. 2, 2020.
Public Panel Discussion with Scholars and Practitioners in Global Health
Nov 5, 2020 @ 6:30pm AST, Virtual presentation  We have invited four experts in Global Health for their thoughts on moving towards global health equity.
Johnson Pathways Scholarship
Scholarships for Indigenous and African Nova Scotian students who are accepted in the study of Health, Dentistry and Medicine.
Medical Science Mentorship Program
PLANS and Indigenous Health in Medicine will be launching a new mentorship opportunity for 1st and 2nd year medical science students. Stay tuned for updates. Reach out to or for more details.
PLANS continues to support African Nova Scotian students aspiring to a career in health
African Nova Scotian students studying Health Professions are still encouraged to connect with PLANS to discuss programs, support with applying, opportunities, or assistance connecting with professionals or services. You can email: to set up a call or video chat.
Global Health Blog Highlight
Meet some of your Dal Global Health team: As part of our commitment to Serving and Engaging Societies, our programs have grown to reflect the priority concerns of the communities in which we live, work and study.  As we begin a new academic year, we want to introduce you to part of the team leading the programs through the Global Health Office.  
Read more....

Other Global Health Events

Atlantic Canada Study and Stay - Nova Scotia Program
September to July.
Public Health 2020 (virtual event)
Oct 14-16, 2020.
Rural Water Watch: Healthy Wells Day
Oct 18, 2020.
26th Canadian Conference on Global Health: Global Health in a Changing Climate (virtual)
Oct 19-22, 2020.
12th Annual CUGH Conference: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development
March 11-14, 2021
ICGHC 2021: International Conference on Global Health Challenges May 24-25, 2021. London UK.
Public Health 2021
April 27-29, 2021. Halifax, NS.
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