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New Opportunities for International Collaboration as Chinese Delegation Visits McMaster
December 15, 2017

New Opportunities for International Collaboration as Chinese Delegation Visits McMaster

McMaster University is strengthening partnerships in China, as a delegation from Guanghua International Education Association (GIEA) visited campus this week to explore partnership opportunities in research, education, and practice development in health sciences.

McMaster and Norway Forge Stronger Ties Through Learning Exchanges
December 5, 2017

McMaster and Norway Forge Stronger Ties Through Learning Exchanges

This week, as part of the ongoing collaboration between McMaster University and University College of Southeast Norway (USN), the Global Health Office welcomes a delegation from USN for a two-week learning exchange.

University of the West Indies
December 1, 2017

Global Health Program to Offer Field Experience in Jamaica

With the growth of McMaster University's Master of Science in Global Health program comes exciting opportunities for students to gain real world experience in the global health field. The program’s partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI) means that two graduate students will be able to complete their field practicum – a requirement of the program – in Jamaica.

Melanie Bisnauth
November 24, 2017

Global Health Alumna Melanie Bisnauth’s Research Evaluates Treatment Program for HIV-Positive Mothers

MSc Global Health program alumna Melanie Bisnauth recently joined the Migration and Health Project Southern Africa (maHp) – a project that aims to explore and evaluate ways to generate and communicate knowledge to improve responses to migration, health and well-being in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

Meet this Afternoon's Valedictorian Gautham Krishnaraj
November 16, 2017

Meet this Afternoon's Valedictorian Gautham Krishnaraj

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What would you say to your first year you? Meet Gautham Krishnaraj, valedictorian at the November 16 Convocation for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Forouhid Peyvandi
November 7, 2017

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Forouhid Peyvandi

Forouhideh Peyvandi joins fellow MSc Global Health program student Andrew Irwin as a Graduate Student Ambassador. She is excited to have been selected for the role, which involves connecting with students – prospective, past, and present – and helping to promote the program.

Niigata Seiryo delegation
November 1, 2017

Strengthening Partnerships in Japan: Niigata Seiryo Professors Visit Campus

With McMaster University continuing to strengthen relationships with institutions in Japan, the Global Health Office welcomed three professors from Niigata Seiryo University last week.

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Andrew Irwin
October 25, 2017

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Andrew Irwin

MSc Global Health student Andrew Irwin was recently selected to represent the program as a Graduate Student Ambassador. In this role, he will be helping to promote the program, communicating with potential applicants, engaging current students in personal and professional development, and connecting with alumni.

Continued Expansion of the Global Health Program on the Agenda as International Advisory Board Meets in Maastricht
October 23, 2017

Continued Expansion of the Global Health Program on the Agenda as International Advisory Board Meets in Maastricht

The international advisory board of the MSc Global Health program convened in the Netherlands last week for their annual meeting to discuss the current state and future strategic direction of the program.

Latest Newsletter Online - Features Inspirational Global Health Advisory Board Member Priscilla Reddy
October 18, 2017

Latest Newsletter Online - Features Inspirational Global Health Advisory Board Member Priscilla Reddy

The latest Global Health program newsletter, covering the 2016-2017 academic year, is now online.

Soon-to-be Alumna Atziri Ramirez Leads Disaster Response in Mexico Earthquake
October 16, 2017

Soon-to-be Alumna Atziri Ramirez Leads Disaster Response in Mexico Earthquake

Atziri Ramirez was treating a patient when the 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico on September 19, 2017, killing more than 200 people.

Global Health Office Hosts Learning Exchange with Kuwait Visitors
October 13, 2017

Global Health Office Hosts Learning Exchange with Kuwait Visitors

This week, the Global Health Office hosted Dr. Isam Zabalawi, President and Mr. Sager Al Sharhan, Deputy Managing Partner Industry of the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK).

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Nour Al-Nasser
October 2, 2017

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Nour Al-Nasser

“I want to give voice to the voiceless, and work on their behalf,” says MSc Global Health student Nour Al-Nasser, who is passionate about two specific global health issues: refugee health and preventing violence against women.

McMaster's Admissions Process for Health Sciences Continues to Attract International Attention
September 29, 2017

McMaster's Admissions Process for Health Sciences Continues to Attract International Attention

McMaster’s programs in health sciences select candidates who demonstrate the potential to become Canada’s future leaders in global health and medicine – and the university’s exemplary admissions process was a major topic of discussion during meetings between McMaster faculty and six medical professionals from the University of Ulsan.

Meet and Greet Connects GH Students and Faculty
September 21, 2017

Meet and Greet Connects GH Students and Faculty

This week, almost forty students and faculty gathered for a meet and greet event in the McMaster University Club’s Great Hall.

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Logan Turner
September 20, 2017

Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Logan Turner

After studying political sciences at the University of Ottawa, where he worked part-time for his local MP Patty Hajdu, Logan Turner was ready to pursue his passion to study global health.

Global Health Students Collaborate and Build Camaraderie on Canoe Trip
September 8, 2017

Global Health Students Collaborate and Build Camaraderie on Canoe Trip

Each year, the incoming Master of Science in Global Health students participate in a quintessential Canadian experience that’s also a team-building exercise: a canoe trip.

Global Health Program Prioritizes Arctic and Aboriginal Issues with New Course Electives
August 31, 2017

Global Health Program Prioritizes Arctic and Aboriginal Issues with New Course Electives

The MSc Global Health program is offering seven new courses this year, including a course focusing on the Arctic and another centred on Aboriginal health. These electives will be available to global health students in the winter term.

NEW VIDEO: Dutch Royalty Visit Campus
August 30, 2017

NEW VIDEO: Dutch Royalty Visit Campus

Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her husband Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven visited McMaster in May.

Global Health Office Explores Further Partnerships with Japan
August 29, 2017

Global Health Office Explores Further Partnerships with Japan

Yesterday, the Global Health Office welcomed two faculty members from the School of Nursing at Kitasato University, Japan.