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Upcoming Canadian-Norwegian symposium gives voice to global health issues facing High North communities

McMaster University, in partnership with University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), will host a symposium on October 24 to highlight global health issues specific to Arctic communities in Canada and Norway, and to strengthen co-operation in higher education. Titled Global transition within local communities, small places, big changes, the symposium will expand on some of the […]

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Building a brighter world: The Global Health Office 2017-2018 annual report

The Global Health Office is pleased to release our annual report for 2017-2018. Our growing network of global partnerships has enabled research collaborations, training experiences, and fieldwork opportunities, both locally and globally. We have hosted expert speakers from the wider global health community, including last year’s Chanchlani Global Health Research Award recipient, Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, […]

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Global Health students work towards building capacity in health care in the Caribbean

The continued growth of McMaster University’s Master of Science in Global Health program has created new opportunities for students to gain real world experience in the global health field, while working collaboratively with partner institutions.  This summer, Global Health student Danielle Denwood completed ten weeks of fieldwork at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization […]

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Team-building on the Grand River: Orientation week highlights

Last week kicked off the new academic year with the MSc Global Health program’s orientation week. The seventy-nine incoming students were introduced to the curriculum, given information about exchange opportunities and the Global Health Symposium in Manipal, and participated in the annual canoe trip. An important part of orientation, the canoe trip along the Grand […]

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MacGLOBAS Fall Newsletter: Updates and Upcoming Events

MacGLOBAS is a newly formed collaboration between the departments of Anesthesia, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Surgery, and the Global Health Office at McMaster University. The aim of MacGLOBAS is to bring together faculty and residents to promote the group’s activities and partnerships, recognize and inspire volunteer service by faculty and trainees, develop educational resources for […]

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