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Global health documentaries worth watching: From this year’s symposium

The Documentary Series Discussion, yet another of the online symposium’s engaging and thought-provoking online activities, took place earlier this week. The event offered an opportunity for symposium participants to discuss and further reflect on three selected global health documentaries: Bending the Arc, First Do No Harm, and In Our Hands. With the use of stimulatory […]

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Learning Through Experience: Global Health Simulation – Mercurialis Sigillum

After a week of insightful discussion, the Global Health Simulation, Mercurialis Sigillum, has officially come to an end. The simulation provided global health students with the unique opportunity to learn through experience. Participants were immersed in a complex situation related to the interconnection of environment, industry and health, and were required to approach the challenge […]

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New webinar highlights Canada’s rapid research response to COVID-19

The Government of Canada has swiftly mobilized Canada’s research and scientific communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This steadfast commitment to keeping up to date with the latest scientific evidence and discoveries has allowed us to adapt public health measures to help prevent and slow the spread of this novel virus. A new webinar by […]

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Three questions with a global health student

Every year, as part of the Master of Science in Global Health program’s capstone project, an intense two-week international symposium, MSc Global Health students present their research and gather invaluable feedback on their research from peers and experts. The symposium typically takes place in India, bringing together students and faculty from partner institutions that form […]

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Student research to focus on SARS, COVID-19 and the importance of ‘after’

Every year, as part of the Master of Science in Global Health program’s capstone project, an intense two-week international symposium, MSc Global Health students present their research and gather invaluable feedback on their research from peers and experts. The symposium typically takes place in India, bringing together students and faculty from partner institutions that form […]

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I was in Maastricht when COVID-19 hit

Life in Maastricht was very charming. Living in the city centre I just needed to step outside of my apartment to experience all that the city had to offer. From biweekly markets, to cat cafes, to cute little shops, I was having an amazing time. There was a group of 10 of us from McMaster […]

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McMaster places 17th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

McMaster University has placed 17th in the world in The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, which recognizes the important contributions universities make to their communities, countries and on an international scale. This is the second year for the ranking, based on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are a call to action […]

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System mapping, collaborating, and moving to an online platform

The Master of Science in Global Health program prioritizes experiential learning, culminating in a global health symposium in India – a rich cultural experience where students participate in field orientation visits and gain firsthand insight into how the Indian health care system functions. Learning how to create system maps is a key component of the […]

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