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Global Health Symposium April 30 – Daily Recap: Weekend Conference

This weekend, students participated in the Annual Global Health Symposium Conference. During an intensive 2 days, they had the opportunity to share and receive feedback on their Master’s scholarly paper and thesis projects with their peers and faculty. Presentations spanned topics as diverse as the relationship between colonialism and patterns of current government healthcare spending […]

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Global Health Symposium April 28 – Daily Recap: A Day of Cultural Workshops in Manipal

Yesterday morning, Global Health students had the opportunity to experience a taste of Indian culture and participate in a variety workshops organized by the Manipal symposium team! Students could pick and choose between yoga, traditional dance, cooking and an Indian philosophy lecture. We caught up with a few students and asked them to describe their […]

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Global Health Symposium April 26 – Daily Recap: The Community Visits Begin!

Yesterday morning, Global Health students woke up bright and early to make their first rounds of community visits! We interviewed two students, Suman Virdee & Missy Bochnowicz about their experiences. Traditional Health Visits: A Reflection with Suman Virdee Tell us about your site visit! What were some of your observations? We went to the SDM […]

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Global Health Symposium April 25 – Daily Recap: Field Visit Preparation & the Dilemma Workshop

Yesterday students gathered into their respective policy clusters to create an observational plan, an interview guide and attend a dilemma workshop facilitated by faculty members. The observational plan involved a thorough literature search and creating a checklist containing things to observe when the students travel to their respective field placements today. Secondly, the groups designed […]

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Global Health Symposium April 24 – Daily Recap: Orientation & The Great Symposium Race!

Yesterday morning, all Global Health students gathered in a lecture hall for Symposium Orientation. Six different topics will be explored in 24 different groups: Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Infectious Diseases, Mental Health, Traditional Health, and Reproductive and Child Health. The goal is to create a System Map, depicting the complex relationships between all actors involved […]

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International Symposium Starts This Week as Students Gather in India

MSc Global Health students have travelled to Manipal in India for an intense, two-week Global Health Symposium, designed to simulate a real world international summit. After collaborating virtually with peers from partner universities in Canada, the Netherlands, India and Thailand, over 270 students from the program have gathered at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) […]

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