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Dying after a crisis: Highlighting palliative care on World Humanitarian Day

August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, which aims to pay tribute to the aid workers risking their lives for humanitarian service and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. For Lisa Schwartz, it’s also an opportunity to draw attention to an area of growing global concern: palliative care. Schwartz is McMaster […]

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Experiential learning exchange shares best practices in health sciences education

Delegations from two Japanese universities are visiting McMaster this week for an experiential learning exchange, designed to share knowledge, ideas, cultural approaches and best practices in health sciences education. “The success of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals depends on collaboration and partnerships with other universities and networks,” explains Andrea Baumann, McMaster’s Associate V-P, Global […]

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Tackling gender-based violence and legislative reform in Namibia

When Bianca Braganza started the Master of Science in Global Health program in 2016, she couldn’t have imagined where the experience would take her. Today, the program graduate is in Windhoek, Namibia, working as an intern for the Law Reform and Development Commission at the Ministry of Justice of Namibia, where she’s directly involved in […]

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