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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
August 30, 2016
Volume 8, Issue 15
BSAC Welcome Back Pizza Party
Sept 6, 2016 @ 12pm. 1321 Edward St.. The Black Student Advising Centre (BSAC) is celebrating the return of the school year with their annual pizza party! Come out and meet members of the BSAC team as well as the Global Health Office.
Call for Applications: Service Learning Experiences
Applications Due: Sept 7, 2016. Med 2 students are invited to apply for these structured learning experiences that combine community service with preparation and reflection.  Opportunities are available to students in Halifax and Saint John.
Save the Date! Global Health Day Open House
Wed. Sept. 28, 2016We are thrilled to be hosting our 7th Annual Global Health Day Open House.  You are invited to join us on Sept. 28 as we highlight research initiatives and education programs in Global Health at Dalhousie. This event provides students, faculty and the community an opportunity to discuss their global health experiences. Location details and call for poster abstracts coming soon.
Global Health Bursaries
Fall/Winter Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016. The Global Health Office invites students in Health Professions and Medicine to submit applications to receive financial assistance to participate in local, national or international global health activities.
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.
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

Kwaheri Tanzania! – Goodbye Tanzania  I have experienced and learned so much over the last 3 months, it is truly unreal. From academia, to the Tanzanian culture and finally about myself, this experience has provided so much personal and professional growth. Read more from Keisha here

Other Global Health Events

Call for Applications: IDRC Research Awards 2017
Application Deadline: Sept 7, 2016. 
Application deadline: Mon. Sept. 12, 2016
ANSAs Speaker Series: Dr. Julius Garvey
Sept. 16, 2016 @ 7-9pm. Ondaatje Hall, McCain Bldg, Dalhousie University.
Call for Abstracts: CCME 2017
Submission Deadline: Sept 19, 2016. Winnipeg, MB.
The Nursing Informatics Journey and the Future: Lecture Series by Dr. Kathryn J. Hannah
Tues. Sept. 20, 2016 @ 3-5pm. Tupper Theatre C.
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.
AFMC Charles Boelen International Social Accountability Award
Submission Deadline: Nov 4, 2016. 
Save the Date: Racism, Indigenous Perspectives
Nov 9, 2016 @ 7pm.
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