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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.

Call for Submissions: Global Health Annual Review
August 28, 2017

Call for Submissions: Global Health Annual Review

The Editorial Board of the Global Health Annual Review (GHAR) invites students and academics in Global Health and related disciplines to submit an article to be considered for publication.

Gautham Krishnaraj
August 3, 2017

Global Health Student is Kenya Bound, Awarded Aga Khan Foundation Canada Fellowship

Having recently been selected to receive the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC)’s 2017-2018 International Youth Fellowship (International Development Management Stream), Gautham Krishnaraj is on track for a successful career in global health.

Participants from the 2017 Interdisciplinary Summer Institute
June 30, 2017

Interdisciplinary Summer Institute Explores Innovations in Health Sciences Education

A transdisciplinary group of health professionals from Thailand recently visited campus for a summer institute aimed at sharing knowledge, best practices, and innovative teaching methods and approaches in health science education.

Eustace Orleans-Lindsay delivering his presentation to the Thai delegation.
June 30, 2017

Global Health Alumnus Puts the Spotlight on Access to Health Care for Migrant Workers  

MSc Global Health program alumnus and award-winning pharmacist Eustace Orleans-Lindsay returned to McMaster this week to address a critical global health issue: equitable health care for migrant workers in Canada.

Global Health Alumnus' Research Helps Countries Improve Primary Health Care in Latin America
June 28, 2017

Global Health Alumnus' Research Helps Countries Improve Primary Health Care in Latin America

Broadening the scope of nursing practice will improve primary health care in the Americas, says MSc Global Health program alumnus David Oldenburger, who has developed a strategy to help put the wheels in motion.

Telemedicine Could Help Overcome Barriers to Health-Services Accessibility for Refugees, says Global Health Alumnus
June 27, 2017

Telemedicine Could Help Overcome Barriers to Health-Services Accessibility for Refugees, says Global Health Alumnus

Telemedicine has the potential to increase access to health services for refugee patients, says MSc Global Health alumnus Anthony Sandre.

Spotlight On: Global Health Advisory Board Member Thijs Theeling
May 30, 2017

Spotlight On: Global Health Advisory Board Member Thijs Theeling

Thijs Teeling has worked on health improvement projects in many parts of the world over his career, and he has often observed a lack of global health knowledge among some project participants.

Global Healthcare Knows No Boundaries, Says Global Health Student Judah Batist
May 24, 2017

Global Healthcare Knows No Boundaries, Says Global Health Student Judah Batist

Having completed his undergraduate degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Judah Batist started the MSc Global Health program armed with a solid understanding of the various pathogens and diseases that have historically threatened the state of human health.

McMaster Gets a Royal Visit
May 16, 2017

McMaster Gets a Royal Visit

International university collaborations and research on antimicrobial resistance were the focus of the visit to McMaster University by Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her husband Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven on Monday, May 15.