Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The Centre for Global Child Health, Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto ON. Topic: INTERGROWTH 21st Study: Fetal and neonatal growth standards Keynote speakers: Professors Stephen Kennedy and Jose Villar, Oxford University.
Wed. March 4, 2015 @ 5-7 pm Halifax: Tupper G36, Saint John: DMNB 221 The Global Health Office is pleased to announce our exciting event of promoting food security within Nova Scotia through a panel of experts. Join us on March 4th 2015 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm mark sure to register early as seats are limited! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 2, 2015 @ 9am - 4pm. African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes # 202-3200 Kempt Rd. Women who are racially visible are often required to put aside their ethnic and/or community culture to function in the culture of their workplace. This interactive workshop begins the process of creating a balance, leading to the development of a holistic plan for professional success and personal health. Open to women who are racially visible
Submission Deadline: March, 27 @ 4:00pm. Event Date: Wed. May 20, 2015. LSRI Atrium and main level boardroom. All graduate students currently enrolled in a Master's or PhD program in the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, or Health Professions are invited to present their research with a poster or platform!
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015 The Power of the Arts in Family Medicine Fellowship supports individuals or teams who are engaged in research related to the inclusion of arts in family practice, at the individual or community level, as a means to foster social inclusion, recovery, health and well-being. A requirement would be that at least one CFPC family physician member be part of the team.
Thurs. Feb. 26, 2015 at 12pm EST. (1 pm Atlantic Time). The Consortium of Universities for Global Health presents The Ebola Outbreak: Looking back, lessons learned. Looking forward, improving global health security. The Ebola Outbreak of 2014-15 in West Africa sent shockwaves around the world. It laid bare our grossly inadequate response to a global health threat and the terrible state of affairs of health systems in the three most affected countries, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Feb. 16, 2015. Nova Scotia Heritage Day is a new statutory holiday that has been added to the Labour Standards Code. Starting in 2015, Nova Scotia Heritage Day will be on the third Monday in February, celebrating provincial heroes and events. In 2015 we honour human rights activist Viola Desmond (July 6, 1914 – February 7, 1965), who challenged racial segregation at a film theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in 1946. She refused to leave a whites-only area at the theatre and was convicted of a segregation-based tax violation. Her case became famous and influenced other equal rights activists to end segregation in the province.
February 2015. Do you have interests in international research? Are you looking for international research or international development funding opportunities? International Research & Development, a unit of Dalhousie Research Services, invites you to explore its International Funding Opportunities Database for Faculty. This easy-to-use database is searchable by keyword (e.g. country name) and highlights a variety of funding sources that could support your international interests.
March 9 & 10, 2015. Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax NS. AAU Conference on Best Practices in Aboriginal Programming and Support. Who should attend? Current and potential Aboriginal Post-secondary Students, Faculty, Administrators, Student Services and Recruitment, Aboriginal Educators, Researchers and Policy Advisors.