We are pleased to introduce Global Health Rounds a free and public lecture series. The goal of these monthly sessions is to highlight and discuss the global health activities at Dalhousie as well as contemporary global health challenges with leaders in the field. Sessions will run 4:30-5:30 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in the Tupper Medical Building (please consult the session schedule for speaker and location details)
Dates: Feb 11-15, 2015 Location: Kolkata, India.The Congress will aim towards fostering the promotion of "Healthy People - Healthy Environment" and will bring together thousands of participants from a wide range of public health disciplines from many countries around the world.
Conference Dates: Sept 25-27 2014, in Oxford, UK. The theme chosen for this year's meeting is Measuring Progress and over the three days the focus will be: how do we measure progress in our activities to ensure we are having maximum impact? Measuring progress is a theme that should embrace the full diversity of interests that RSTMH proudly represents. RSTMH has brought together a distinguished array of keynote speakers, session chairs and co-chairs who will shape the scientific content of the sessions around this Measuring Progress theme.
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2014. The GAHPS Unit and prideHealth (CDHA) are seeking a postdoctoral fellow for health promotion research aimed at improving pathways to health among vulnerable populations, in particular, LGBTQ populations in Nova Scotia.
Submission deadline: Sept 26, 2014. Community Links invites photo submissions for its Year of Ageing Well 2015 Calendar. Community Links invites photos that include older adults and depict some aspect of ageing well, like active living, social interaction and community involvement.
Sept 23, 2014. 3:30 - 5 pm. The Global Health Office invites you to join us for our annual Global Health Day open house. This event focuses on research initiatives and education programs in Global Health at Dalhousie University, and provides students, faculty and the community an opportunity to highlight their global health experience. There will be a poster exhibit and an opportunity to interact with others engaged in global health.
Abstracts due: February 15, 2015. Conference Dates: 21 - 24 May, 2015. Halifax, NS. The Black Canadian Studies Association will host its 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Conference (BCSA) Community, Empowerment & Leadership in Black Canada in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 21 to 24 May 2015. To be held at Dalhousie University, the goal of the conference is to promote dialogue, critical reflection and nuanced perspectives on the past, present and future of Black leadership in Canada.
August 26, 2014. 9:00am - 4:30 pm. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS. Worldview awareness is a way to surface assumptions, beliefs and value systems in reflective and curious ways rather than adversarial or defensive ways, offering the potential for more comprehensive approaches and solutions to emerge on a range of issues that might be mildly oppositional to completely divisive to seemingly unsolvable.