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April 19, 2021
Volume 13, Issue 08

GHO News & Events

Global Health Office Events

April 22, 2021 @ 12PM
Global Health Journal Club: Planetary Health (for Earth Day)
This discussion on planteray health (to celebrate Earth Day) will be lead by: Dr. Desmond Leddin, Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy, Dalhousie University. To register email: gho@dal.ca.
April 26, 2021 @ 6PM
Indigenous Health in Medicine (IHIM) Virtual Talking Circle
The circle will be a place for students to create a space that they desire, this could include building a community with your peers, developing mentorship opportunities, identifying guest speakers, answering your questions about medicine and more.
May 4, 2021 @ 4-6PM 
Service Learning Program Final Presentations & Year End Celebration
Please join us as we celebrate our community partners and Med 2 students completing their Service Learning Program experiences and projects. Nearly 50 students have been working with our community partners in Halifax and Saint John.
May 11, 2021 @ 3:30PM 
How to Prepare for the MCAT
Black and Indigenous learners interested in careers in medicine are invited to attend this virtual information session hosted by the MCAT Preparation Team (AAMC). 
Global Health Bursaries
Students in Dentistry, Health and Medicine are encouraged to apply for our global health bursaries to help support educational and professional development activities related to global health. 
Johnson Conference Diversity Bursary for Indigenous and African Nova Scotians
The goal of the program is to enable students to attend extracurricular programming such as conferences as part of their professional development (does not include courses).
Johnson Bursary for Entrance Requirements Support for Indigenous and African Nova Scotians
The goal of the program is to reduce or eliminate the financial burden associated with application requirements. Bursaries will be awarded as a reimbursement of cost.
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: sarah.upshaw@dal.ca to set up a call or video chat.
Supports for Indigenous students aspiring to a career in health
Indigenous students studying Health Professions are still encouraged to connect with IHIM to discuss programs, support with applying, opportunities, or assistance connecting with professionals or services. You can email: hannah.asprey@dal.ca to set up a call or video chat.
Global Health Blog Highlight
Medical Mentorship Part 4: Professional and Cultural Connections: My name is Hannah Harquail, and I am a second year Medical Sciences student here at Dalhousie University. Ever since I was young, I was fascinated in the medical field and dreamed of working in health care. In high school, I decided that I wanted to become a physician, and I am currently working towards that goal....
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Other Global Health Events

Ongoing - Dal Talk: Podcasts by students for students
Various Dates in 2021 - Michael G. DeGroote Health Leadership Academy, McMaster University
April 21, 2021 - Q&A Session for the CASper exam (virtual)
May 3-7, 2021 - UBC Tropical & Geographic Medicine: Intensive Short Course (virtual)
May 24-25, 2021 - ICGHC 2021: International Conference on Global Health Challenges
May 27-20, 2021 - Bethune Round Table 2021 (virtual)
Oct 6-8, 2021 - Public Health 2021 (virtual)
Nov 24-26, 2021 - Canadian Conference on Global Health (virtual)
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