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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
January 23, 2017
Volume 9, Issue 2
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.
Global Health Leadership Series: Sally Armstrong
Wed. Feb. 8, 2017 @ 5 - 7:30 pm.  Halifax Tupper Th. A; Saint John DMNB 218. Global health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Gender Equality (SDG # 5) “Women as Agents of Change” This free public lecture with the award winning author and journalist, Sally Armstrong, is presented by the Global Health Office and the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC).
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

Tuberculosis Detection: Rats with an MD? In October 2016 we published an article about the innovative Apopo HERO rats and their application to tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and landmine detection. Today we are focusing in on the TB detecting rats, and their uncanny ability to diagnoses TB with their keen sense of smell. Read more here.

Other Global Health Events

Aboriginal Student Employment Program (ASEP)
Recruitment Deadline: Jan. 24, 2017.
Apply By: Feb. 3, 2017.
Wed. Feb. 8, 2017. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Blurnose Ballroom, Delta Halifax.
CUGH Workshop: Rules of the Road for International Programs and Initiatives
Feb. 9 & 10, 2017. Washington, DC.
Sun Life Financial Chair 10 yr. Celebration with Dr. Stan Kutcher
Thurs. Feb 16, 2017. @2-4pm. Kaud Auditorium, IWK Health Centre.
March 3, 2017. Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre, Halifax.
2017 Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conerence
Deadline: Mar. 10 & 11, 2017. Halifax, NS.
April 7-9, 2017. Washington, DC.
April 22 & 23, 2017. Yale University.
Canadian Nursing Students' Association Conference 2017
April 25-28, 2017. Winnipeg, MB.
CCME Canadian Conference on Medical Education 2017
April 29 - May 2, 2017. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
May 11-14, 2017, Brandon University, Manitoba.
June 1-3, 2017, Ottawa, Canada.
June 12 & 13, 2017. Vancouver, BC.
McGill Summer Institute: Infectious Diseases & Global Health
June 12 & 23, 2017. Montreal, PQ.
Oct. 19-21, 2017. Quebec City.
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