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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
March 18, 2019
Volume 11, Issue 6
Show Up and Write Thursdays (SUWT) Thursday mornings. Next session Mar 21, 2019.  Dal Global Health offers a "show up and write thursdays" (SUWT) space to write with peers, discuss the challenges and successes of writing about your research, and learn new writing tips.
Community of Practice: Global Health monthly meetings. Next session Mar 20, 2019. 12-1PM.  Dal Global Health is establishing a Community of Practice for Global Health, designed to work with faculty, students and staff towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a focus on improving health outcomes globally.
2019 Weld Kernohan Lecture: Dr.Ojistoh Horn
Thurs. Mar. 21, 2019. Indigenous Perspectives in Western Medicine.  Dr. Ojistoh Horn is a Mohawk from the community of Kahnawake. She attended medical school at the University of British Columbia, then completed McGill's Family Medicine residency program with a fellowship in Maternal and Child Health.
Beyond the Binary: Grappling with sex and gender in biomedical research
March 25, 2019. 10:30 AM - 12 PM. Halifax & Saint John.  Featuring Dr. Stacey Ritz with opening remarks from Jasmine Walsh, AVP Dalhousie Human Resources.
Workshop: Framing Diversity & Gender in your Research Proposal
March 26, 2019. 10 AM. Halifax & Saint John.  Join Stacey Ritz for this workshop on incorporating diversity and gender in a research proposal.
PLANS Summer Porgrams: African Nova Scotian youth exploring careers in health.
Applications Due: May 3, 2019.  African Nova Scotian students from across Nova Scotia who are interested in a career in health are invited to apply for these summer programs.  Camps take place during the month of July in Nova Scotia.

Global Health Blog Highlight

Research project. Africa. One week. Insane? I thought so, but man was I wrong: Last year I had my first opportunity to travel to Cape Coast, Ghana after discovering the relationship between Dr. Heather Scott, the NGO Kybele, and Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH). These parties share a joint commitment to improve maternal and newborn health and respect for the expertise each party contributes to this goal. One unaddressed priority identified by CCTH caught my interest: obstetric more

Other Global Health Events

Call for Submissions: Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases
Spring OR Summer 2019. McMaster University.
March 27 & 28, 2019. Room 307, Dalhousie SUB.
Abstracts: April 1, 2019. Event: June 19 & 20, 2019.
Lunch Concert & Fundraiser: NSGA
April 6, 2019. McInnes Room, Dalhousie SUB.
CCME 2019
April 13 - 16, 2019. Niagara Falls, ON.
Application Deadline: July 2019. Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.
11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 2019
Sept. 16-20, 2019. Liverpool, UK.
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