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Exchange to Norway sheds light on Indigenous global health issues

For the last three months, MSc Global Health program student Carley Granger has been living in the small coastal town of Tønsberg, just south of Oslo in Norway. The experience, which she calls a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” has been made possible thanks to McMaster’s partnership with the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN). The two institutions teamed […]

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Primary health care and approaches to education in focus as Japanese delegations visit Mac

With Japan continuing to show leadership in the global health arena, McMaster University’s Global Health Office has been working to strengthen existing relationships and forge new ties with Japanese institutions as the MSc Global Health program expands. The past week’s activities have included two delegation visits and a meeting with the Consul-General of Japan in […]

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Stepping up efforts to end TB

Today is World Tuberculosis Day, which is about raising awareness about TB and its devastating health, social and economic consequences. And it’s about stepping up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. MSc Global Health program grad Himani Bhatnagar is playing a direct role in those efforts. She is currrently a program consultant with the United […]

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Why every day is World Water Day for this MSc Global Health alumna

March 22 is World Water Day, which brings awareness to the world’s water crisis by recognizing that billions of people are living without safe water, and that marginalized groups are often overlooked and discriminated against as they try to access it. “We’re in the midst of a global water crisis and communities right here in […]

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McMaster team dives into 21st century global health problems at case competition in Atlanta

A team of McMaster students participated in this year’s Emory International Global Health Case Competition, which asked teams to address the risk of hurricanes in select coastal nations. MSc Global Health students Hunster Yang, Olivia McGeever and Tonya Tewari, along with Angela Lin (BHSC 2nd year student), Daniel Zhou (BScN 2nd year student), and Mike […]

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Three minutes on why adults with developmental disabilities are underemployed

“The employment rate of the general population in Canada is 74%, yet the employment rate of individuals with developmental disabilities is 22%,” explains MSc Global Health student Emily Fitzgerald, who presented her research on ‘Employment: Bridging the Gap’ at McMaster’s seventh annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, which kicked off today.  Fitzgerald joined more than […]

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