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Work-integrated learning goes virtual for global health students

Work-integrated learning is a core component of McMaster’s graduate global health program, which requires students to complete a ten-week practicum to gain hands-on experience in the global health field. Students work with organizations that put into practice the theory, concepts, and methods taught in the program, with activities targeted to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development […]

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5 tips for running a virtual symposium that works

The capstone experience of the graduate global health program is an intense two-week international symposium in India, which brings together 300+ students and faculty from McMaster and partner universities in the Netherlands, India and Thailand. This year, the evolving situation with COVID-19 meant the symposium had to move to a completely online format. The pivot […]

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Global Health alumnus calls for compassionate response as COVID-19 outbreak worsens among migrant farm workers

A recent article in The Hamilton Spectator featured Eustace Orleans-Lindsay, an advocate for migrant workers in Norfolk County in Simcoe, where he works as a pharmacist. The MSc Global Health program graduate is asking residents not to stigmatize offshore workers in light of a COVID-19 outbreak on a local farm. Orleans-Lindsay, who is also chair […]

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