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Student Blog : 2016

Global Health Advisory Board Meetings - A Debrief!

November 29, 2016

Global Health Advisory Board Meetings - A Debrief!

David Hill (from the Global Health Office) reached out to us in the summer asking if anyone would be interested in becoming a student delegate - so I thought this would be a great opportunity to connect with the program.

Walk Without Borders - The Holy Walkamolies!

October 23, 2016

Walk Without Borders - The Holy Walkamolies!

First aid kit, CHECK. Toenails clipped, CHECK. Snacks made and tea brewed, CHECK. Double check everyone knows where we’re meeting, CHECK.

Perspectives from a new Global Health student and Humanitarian Health Care Ethics Research Group Trainee

October 20, 2016

Perspectives from a new Global Health student and Humanitarian Health Care Ethics Research Group Trainee

From Montreal…
In September 2014, at the peak of the Ebola outbreak that inundated the minds of media and global citizens alike, I found myself in an unlikely situation.

Reflection on my Norwegian adventure

July 11, 2016

Reflection on my Norwegian adventure

It was Sunday. I had just arrived in Norway and was ready to set out and explore the capital. The streets of Oslo were oddly quiet for a big city.

Living on the Tundra

June 29, 2016

Living on the Tundra

Teepees on a tundra. That was my first impression of Kautokeino, Norway. Teepee-like structures, called lavvu, dot the landscape and are integrated into the town.

Smart phones, maternal health, and community visits, oh my!

June 27, 2016

Smart phones, maternal health, and community visits, oh my!

At four o'clock in the morning, my alarm pulls me out of sleep, and I hop into the shower. The sun isn't up yet, but Natalia and I need to get ready, because at 4:30, a car will be outside to greet us.

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