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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
March 8, 2021
Volume 13, Issue 05
Global Health Journal Club: International Women's Day
March 11, 2021 @ 12 PM  Please join us as we welcome Taqdir Kaur Bhandal, CEO of the Mahwari Research Institute, to facilitate this month's journal club. Contact to register for the event and to receive a copy of the article.
IHIM Virtual Sharing Circles
March 11, 2021 @ 6PM  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.
2021 Global Health Awards
Nominations close March 12, 2021  These annual awards recognize outstanding contributions made to the global health community at Dalhousie University. Available to Medical faculty & residents as well as students in Dentistry, Health or Medicine. Nominate someone today!
2021 Global Health Photo Contest
Submissions close March 12, 2021 Do you have outstanding photos that tell a compelling story about your global health involvement?  Each year the global health office, at Dalhousie, hosts the Global Health Photo Contest to recognize the beautiful images and inspiring stories from the Dalhousie global health community.  This contest is open to the entire Dalhousie community and can include any global health related activity. 
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. 
SPARK: A Discussion Group on Equity in Medicine ‑ Guest Speaker Dr. Chadwick Williams
March 25, 2021 Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor with the Division of Digestive Care and Endoscopy, in the Department of Medicine, Dartmouth General Hospital. He is also one of the Dal Med 150 Innovators.
Survey: Training and Tools for Supporting French‑speaking Patients
Survey Closes: March 26, 2021 Are you planning a career in health care in Nova Scotia? You will have the opportunity to work with francophone patients and we would like your input on the language training programs and tools that could help you provide better service to Acadian and francophone patients.
Black Excellence in STEM and Health Research Symposium
March 27, 2021 Celebrating Black scholarship and innovation in the fields of STEM and Health: Laying our claim to research & academia!
Call for Applications: Summer Research Program for Non-Medical Students
Applications Closes: Mar 31, 2021 Dalhousie Medical School's Summer Research Program for Non-Medical Students aims to open new doors of opportunity to those living in Nova Scotia of African descent and Indigenous students with an interest in medicine and/or medical research. Contact our program managers if you would like assistance completing the application. or
Johnson Pathways Scholarship
Scholarships for Indigenous and African Nova Scotian students who are accepted in the study of Health, Dentistry and Medicine.
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.
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: to set up a call or video chat.
Global Health Blog Highlight
International Women's Day, Celebrating Leadership in Global Health: One year into a global pandemic and we are celebrating the strength of women’s leadership and the significant role that women play in health and health systems. Women make up the majority of the global health workforce but are vastly underrepresented in leadership and decision-making positions. 
Read more....

Other Global Health Events

March 11-12, 2021 - 12th Annual CUGH Conference: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development
April 8-11, 2021 - Global Health & Innovation Conference, a Virtual Event
May 3-7, 2021 - UBC Tropical & Geographic Medicine: Intensive Short Course (virtual)
May 24-25, 2021 - ICGHC 2021: International Conference on Global Health Challenges
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