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Co-Director of Joint Global Health Program Anja Krumeich Appointed Full Professor

Maastricht University’s Executive Board has appointed Anja Krumeich Full Professor of Translational Ethnographies in Global Health and Education, a chair position that will be embedded within the Department of Health, Ethics and Society. Alongside Andrea Baumann, Associate V-P, Global Health, Krumeich has been instrumental in the success of the joint Master of Science in Global […]

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Postdoctoral Global Health Scholar Drives Innovative, Interdisciplinary Research with New Course

Tackling the challenge of malaria care in a country with the world’s highest recorded incidence of the disease showed Deborah DiLiberto that complex global health problems require innovative, interdisciplinary solutions. The newest addition to the MSc Global Health program’s faculty is currently leading the development of a new course that will explore the role and […]

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The Innovations Track – My Area of Concentration at Maastricht

I’m in the Innovations track here at Maastricht, which provides a bottom-up, social sciences and science and technology studies approach to health and health care innovations. Innovations are not limited to technological solutions; innovations can also be social and policy-based. There are three courses in this track. The first course “Globalization and Transferability” looks at […]

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How Exchange Abroad Has Helped Global Health Student Laura Jamieson Prepare for a Future Career in Medicine

As McMaster MSc Global Health student Laura Jamieson nears the end of her exchange at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where she has spent the last few months, she feels confident knowing that the communication and critical skills she has gained will serve her well in her future career. “The exchange has mimicked what I […]

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Global Health Office Welcomes Niigata Delegation for Annual Learning Exchange

Two professors and four undergraduate students from Japan’s Niigata University attended this year’s annual Niigata Study Tour from March 18-25. The GHO continues to work toward developing and strengthening connections with institutions like Niigata, exploring new opportunities for collaboration and research. Each year, the visit provides a valuable learning exchange, offering participants the opportunity to see […]

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Global Health Student Sherald Sanchez Works to Empower Syrian Refugee Women

There is no doubt that Syrian refugee women have been through horrible ordeals and are in need of help. But Sherald Sanchez says she also sees an unbelievable strength and resiliency that should be used to empower them and help them become contributing community members. Sanchez is graduate student in McMaster’s Global Health program, working […]

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Exhaust Yourself in Pursuit of an Adventurous Time, Says Student Mursalin Monnaf, on Exchange in the Netherlands

“I never imagined that my passion for traveling would land me into an exchange semester in Europe, full of new experiences and adventures,” says MSc Global Health student Mursalin Monnaf, who has spent her winter term on exchange at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Born and raised in Bangladesh, and after studying and working in […]

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Canadian Embassy in the Hague Invites Global Health Students to Inuit Art Exhibition to Celebrate Canada 150

Invited by the Canadian Embassy in The Hague, McMaster Global Health students attended the official opening of an Inuit Art Exhibition at the Museum of Ethnology in Leiden on Friday to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The students, who are currently on exchange in the Netherlands as part of the program’s winter term, also had the […]

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