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MSc Global Health Grad Reviews Adolescent Health Program to Empower Girls in West Africa

Just a few short months after graduating from the MSc Global Health program, David Oldenburger (’15) and his wife Jessica arrived in Dakar, Senegal. For 18 months, they are volunteering as health educators for an adolescent health program that aims to provide girls with access to education about sexual health and reproductive rights for women […]

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World Red Cross Day Culminates in Meeting PM Trudeau, for McMaster Family Medicine Professor

Last week, McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine Professor Lynda Redwood-Campbell was part of the Red Cross on the Hill event in Ottawa, during which she met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The event followed World Red Cross Day on May 8, 2016, to honour the organization’s humanitarian actions to build community resilience, mitigate disasters and […]

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McMaster Awards Internal Bursaries and Scholarships to Global Health Students

Each year, McMaster University’s School of Graduate Studies awards internal scholarships and bursaries to graduate students. This academic year (2015-2016), four students in the MSc Global Health program are honoured to receive financial support from these funds. Annaliese Ionson has received the Dr. John Thomas Memorial Bursary, established in 1996 to assist graduate students enrolled […]

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International Surgery Desk Improves Global Outcomes

Activities across the Faculty of Health Sciences continue to demonstrate the diverse ways in which faculty members are strengthening internationalization at McMaster University. With this in mind, the Global Health Office congratulates the International Surgery Desk (ISD) in the Department of Surgery. From assisting wounded soldiers and civilians in the Ukraine to performing general surgery […]

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