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Scientific knowledge exchange at global conference sheds new light on migration and diversity

This week, representatives from McMaster’s Global Health Office took part in the International Metropolis Conference 2019, hosted by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Andrea Baumann, Associate V-P Global Health spoke about advancing diversity in the health workforce and the challenges facing foreign-trained health professionals when they seek employment in Canada. Baumann and […]

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Let’s make global palliative care a public health priority

Each year, an estimated 4.5 million Europeans die in need of palliative care. It’s a global health issue that Natalia Arias-Casais is working to address. The MSc Global Health program graduate and her research team have launched the 2019 Atlas of Palliative Care in Europe, a regional study that assesses the development of palliative care […]

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International Interdisciplinary Summer Institute supports experiential learning

McMaster University’s Global Health Office is currently hosting delegations from Thailand and Norway for this year’s International Interdisciplinary Summer Institute (IISI). Now in its thirteenth year, the annual institute’s aim is to advance participants’ knowledge in health science education and facilitate the sharing of best practices in experiential learning and innovation in higher education. For […]

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Why cultural safety is critical to the health of First Nations

Erin Slade is following her passion to tackle poor health outcomes among First Nations in her home province of British Columbia. The Master of Science in Global Health program graduate is currently working with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) in Vancouver as a policy analyst in the Health Benefits department, where she develops policies […]

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