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McMaster Hosts 12th Interdisciplinary Summer Institute
July 5, 2018

McMaster Hosts 12th Interdisciplinary Summer Institute

The Global Health Office recently hosted the 12th International Interdisciplinary Summer Institute, welcoming a delegation of fifteen health care professionals from Thailand.

Spotlight On: University of South-Eastern Norway Professor Steffen Torp
July 3, 2018

Spotlight On: University of South-Eastern Norway Professor Steffen Torp

The ever-evolving partnership between McMaster and USN, funded by a High North program grant, has resulted in many student and faculty exchanges and collaborative research projects, including a field practicum, led by University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) Professor Steffen Torp.

McMaster University\'s Andrea Baumann
July 1, 2018

Three McMaster Health Sciences Professors Join Prestigious Order of Canada

Three Faculty of Health Sciences professors, including Andrea Baumann - director of the MSc Global Health program - are among four McMaster University faculty members becoming members of the Order of Canada.

McMaster Projects Receive Funding to Improve Nursing Workforce Diversity in Ontario
June 25, 2018

McMaster Projects Receive Funding to Improve Nursing Workforce Diversity in Ontario

Associate V-P Global Health, Andrea Baumann, and her research team at McMaster University have received provincial funding to provide evidence to improve workforce planning and provision of care in Ontario.

MSc Global Health student Sarah Walji
May 28, 2018

Global Health Student Sarah Walji Advocates for Young Nurses at World Health Assembly

MSc Global Health student Sarah Walji believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact on the world. And as an advocate for young nurses, she’s doing just that. Last week, she travelled to Geneva to take part in the seventy-first World Health Assembly (WHA)...

Deborah DiLiberto
May 16, 2018

Global Health Faculty Lending Expertise in Infectious Disease Research at McGill Summer Institute

Deborah DiLiberto, Global Health postdoctoral scholar and tutor in the MSc Global Health program, will be speaking at this year’s McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health, which takes place from June 15-22 in Montreal.

Latest Issue of Student-Run Journal Tackles Hot Topics in Global Health
May 2, 2018

Latest Issue of Student-Run Journal Tackles Hot Topics in Global Health

Video game interventions for children with autism, floating mobile hospitals, and what healthcare systems can learn from Netflix – these are just a few of the topics covered in the latest issue of the Global Health Annual Review (GHAR), released this week.

MSc Global Health student Panthea Pouramin
April 24, 2018

Student Spotlight: Panthea Pouramin

Panthea Pouramin had always been interested in global health. But it wasn’t until the fourth year of her undergraduate degree, when she took a course focusing on HIV epidemiology, that she began to see it as a field in which she could make a difference.

Group of students presenting in Manipal.
April 23, 2018

International Symposium Starts This Week as Students Gather in India

MSc Global Health students have travelled to Manipal in India for an intense, two-week Global Health Symposium, designed to simulate a real world international summit.

Niigata delegation visits McMaster
March 26, 2018

Learning Exchange Strengthens Ties with Japan and Highlights Innovations in Research

A delegation from Niigata University in Japan visited McMaster recently, as the two institutions forge stronger ties to build a mutually beneficial partnership in higher education.

Katherine Palakovic speaking at alumni event
March 20, 2018

NEW VIDEOS: Alumni in the Spotlight

MSc Global Health program alumni are making an impact in the field of global health, both locally and internationally, and working to create a brighter world.

McMaster team at Emory Global Health Case Competition in Atlanta
March 19, 2018

Innovative Epidemic Response Plan Earns Global Health Students Third Place in International Case Competition

A team of McMaster students took third place in the recent international Emory Global Health Case Competition, which tasked teams with coming up with a method to contain a deadly virus during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Canada\'s Ambassador to Norway, Artur Wilczynski.
March 16, 2018

To Be Inclusive, Canada Must Be Vigilant, Says Ambassador to Norway, Addressing Global Health Students

How do we combat discrimination? How do we facilitate integration? How do we ensure equality and inclusion for all citizens? These were the questions raised in a recent WebEx presentation on multiculturalism in Canada, by Canada’s Ambassador to Norway, Artur Wilczynski...

Raquel Burgess, soon-to-be graduate of the MSc Global Health program.
March 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Raquel Burgess on Tackling Gender Stereotypes and the Value of Optimism

The summer before she started the MSc Global Health program, soon-to-be-alumna Raquel Burgess read The Invention of Wings, a book about abolitionist sisters who were pioneers of women’s rights. The narrative helped inspire her thesis, which explores gender issues – specifically masculinity – in the context of access to breast cancer care in South Africa.

Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell
March 6, 2018

Dr. Lynda Redwood Campbell Receives 2018 OMA Presidential Award

McMaster University’s Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell was recently awarded the 2018 Ontario Medical Association (OMA) Presidential Award.  This award, presented to a member of the Association, recognizes exceptional and long-standing humanitarian service to the greater community, in Ontario or elsewhere, that brings honour to the medical profession.

Students Learn About International Development in the #MeToo Era
February 28, 2018

Students Learn About International Development in the #MeToo Era

How is international development helping to uproot the systematic inequalities that prevent gender equality from flourishing? What is the role of Canada—especially government, civil society, and young Canadians—in breaking stereotypes and changing behaviours that hold back women and girls?

MSc Global Health program student Jaspreet Nannar
February 28, 2018

On Exchange: Global Health Student Jaspreet Nannar in Norway

When MSc Global Health student Jaspreet Nannar learned about the program’s international exchange to University College of Southeast Norway (USN), she jumped at the opportunity. “It offered a chance to step outside my comfort zone and embrace a different culture,” explains Nannar, who has been living and studying in Tønsberg since January.

New Red Cross Research Chair in the Name of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
February 27, 2018

New Red Cross Research Chair in the Name of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

The Red Cross and the University of Twente have presented a research chair in the name of Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, who serves as honorary chair of the global health advisory board of the MSc Global Health program.

McMaster delegation visits USN
February 21, 2018

Norway Visit Strengthens McMaster's Partnership with USN

New course developments, increased faculty and student mobility, and research collaboration were on the agenda as faculty and staff from McMaster’s MSc Global Health program visited Norway’s University College of Southeast Norway (USN) earlier this month.

NEW VIDEO: Global Health Alumni Event at SickKids in Toronto
February 14, 2018

NEW VIDEO: Global Health Alumni Event at SickKids in Toronto

Last month, the MSc Global Health program hosted its first alumni event, which saw a great turnout of over 40 attendees. Past students from different cohorts gathered at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at SickKids in Toronto.