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Interdisciplinary Summer Institute Explores Innovations in Health Sciences Education

A transdisciplinary group of health professionals from Thailand recently visited campus for a summer institute aimed at sharing knowledge, best practices, and innovative teaching methods and approaches in health science education. The 11th International Interdisciplinary Summer Institute, hosted by the Global Health Office, welcomed visitors from Thailand’s Praboromarajchanok Institute for Health Workforce Development (PIHWD), Ministry […]

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Global Health Alumnus Puts the Spotlight on Access to Health Care for Migrant Workers  

MSc Global Health program alumnus and award-winning pharmacist Eustace Orleans-Lindsay returned to McMaster this week to address a critical global health issue: equitable health care for migrant farm workers.   Orleans-Lindsay delivered a dynamic presentation, titled Interprofessional Global Perspectives from a Canadian Pharmacist, to a delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Health who were visiting campus […]

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Global Health Alumnus’ Research Helps Countries Improve Primary Health Care in Latin America

Broadening the scope of nursing practice will improve primary health care in the Americas, says MSc Global Health program alumnus David Oldenburger, who has developed a strategy to help put the wheels in motion. In his recently published paper, Implementation strategy for advanced practice nursing in primary health care in Latin America and the Caribbean, […]

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Telemedicine Could Help Overcome Barriers to Health-Services Accessibility for Refugees, says Global Health Alumnus

Telemedicine has the potential to increase access to health services for refugee patients, says MSc Global Health alumnus Anthony Sandre. In research recently published in Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, Sandre explores the efficacy of communications technology in breaking down the many barriers confronting refugees in the health care system. Sandre’s paper, Telemedicine: Bridging the […]

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Maastricht Exchange: Vlog Special Series

If you’re reading this, you’re probably either interested in McMaster University’s Master of Science in Global Health Program; or possibly, and more specifically, about the opportunity the program gives you to complete an exchange at Maastricht University in the Netherlands! Maybe you’re interested in both topics. In any case, just for you, I’ve created a […]

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