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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
February 8, 2021
Volume 13, Issue 03
African Heritage Month @ Dalhousie
February 2021 Dalhousie University is proud to recognize and celebrate African Heritage Month with a series of events throughout the month of February.
Undergraduate Medicine Curriculum Refresh Town Hall Feedback Sessions
Feb 3 - Mar 3, 2021  The Curriculum Refresh Committee (CRC) has been formed and will evaluate key themes in medical education. The input of faculty, residents, students, staff, and the community will be critical to the success of this refresh. The refreshed curriculum will draw upon established best practices in medical education and practice, both at the national and international levels, and your input will provide invaluable insight for the future of medical education at Dalhousie University.
Survey: Indigenous Health in Medicine Talking Circles
Survey Closes: Feb 8, 2021  Responding to informal feedback, the Indigenous Health in Medicine (IHIM) program is creating new services and resources to support the academic journey of Indigenous students. As they continue to build programs they are asking for input and feedback through a short survey.
Survey: Healthcare Professions (for Junior High & High School students)
Survey Closes: Feb 19, 2021  This survey is intended for Indigenous and African Nova Scotian students in Junior High & High School to share their feedback on healthcare and healthcare professionals. We plan to use this information to create a video career fair later this year.
Global Health Journal Club Launch - International Development Week
Feb 11, 2021 @ 12-1 PM. "Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19 for Global Sustainable Development". Facilitated by: Dr. Megan Aston, Dalhousie Faculty of Health, Associate Director of Research and International Affairs. Please join us as we launch our global health Journal Club during International Development Week (#IDW2021). 
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: sarah.upshaw@dal.ca 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: hannah.asprey@dal.ca to set up a call or video chat.
Global Health Blog Highlight
Medical Mentorship Part 3: Creating Space at Dalhousie: The creation of this Pilot Mentorship Program is to establish and enhance connections for Black and Indigenous students with other Black and Indigenous students, faculty and/or professionals by providing guidance through academic and professional development.
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Other Global Health Events

Jan 13 - Feb 24, 2021 - Mini Medical School (Wednesdays)
Jan - March 1, 2021 - The Pandemic of Racism: Weekly Facebook Live Series
Feb 8-11, 2021 -
International Development Week - Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
Feb 11, 2021 @ 10am-12pm - Policy Advocacy Skill Building for Youth Activists
Feb 24, 2021 - Research & Policy: Social Determinants of Health / Practice and Advocacy for the Vulnerable
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 24-25, 2021 - ICGHC 2021: International Conference on Global Health Challenges
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