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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
September 14, 2020
Volume 12, Issue 19
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.
Spark: A Discussion Group on Equity in Medicine Presents Dr. Sarita Verma
Sept 15 @ 1-2 pm on Microsoft Teams. Dr. Verma is the Dean, President and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. This presentation and discussion will be on Diversity in Leadership. To join, please contact: Valerie Wilson,
Decolonization Learning Journey: four-part series
The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia presents this free online education series. The series will be spread out from June to December of 2020 and will be launched in 4 series of learning, with each series consisting of 4 sessions.
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.
New Resource: Indigenous Health Primer
Our website has a new Indigenous health resource. Created by the Royal College and designed to provide key approaches, ideas and background knowledge for health care providers, learners and educators in caring for Indigenous Peoples.  
Global Health Blog Highlight
Indigenous Conference Bursaries: Creating opportunities for students: The Johnson Scholarship Foundation recently provided me with a bursary that allowed me to present my research at the World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) in Calgary, Alberta, from September 16th to September 19th, 2019. 
Read more....

Other Global Health Events

CH&E Seminar Series: COVID-19 and Public Health Policy in the USA
Sept. 21, 2020. Zoom meeting.
Digital Health World Congress 2020 (virtual)
Sept. 29-30, 2020.
Shirley Case Leadership Award for Global Citizenship (ACIC)
Nomination deadline: Oct 1, 2020
16th World Congress on Public Health (virtual event)
Oct 12-16, 2020.
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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