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NEW VIDEO: Vikram Patel at the 4th Annual Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture

Vikram Patel, recipient of this year’s Chanchlani Global Health Research Award, delivered his talk “The Black Dog: Why We Don’t Care” to a packed lecture hall on February 23, 2016. His lecture, which is now posted online, focused on the issue of depression, which is one of the leading causes of the global burden of […]

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Niigata Students Embrace PBL During Visit to McMaster GHO

Niigata University Laboratory Science student Akari Tsujikawa could hardly wait to experience problem-based learning (PBL) during her recent visit to McMaster University. From March 7-11, 2016, the Global Health Office hosted the 10th annual academic exchange with Japan’s Niigata University.   “I was looking forward to learning actively with a small group,” says Tsujikawa, who […]

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Student-Run Conference Explores Intersections in Global Health

Students in the MSc Global Health program hosted the inaugural Intersections in Global Health conference on March 12, 2016 at McMaster’s University Club. The purpose of the conference, which the organizers are planning to make an annual event, was to highlight the complex, interdisciplinary nature of the global health field and to stimulate thought-provoking discussions […]

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GHO Welcomes Niigata Delegation

This week, from March 7th – 11th, 2016, the Global Health Office is hosting the annual Niigata University Canada Study Tour. The Tour, funded by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), provides students from Japan’s Niigata University with an opportunity to discover health sciences at McMaster and explore the similarities and differences between Canadian and Japanese […]

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