Pharmacy Students

A world of opportunity in global health

As a pharmacy student, you can develop your skills in global health both in Canada and overseas. Opportunities include:

  • voluntary practicum placements
  • global health mini-course

Voluntary practicum placements

International voluntary practicum placements are available in the summer in selected countries. This program, organized by the GHO, allows you to learn more about global health abroad while working with a group of students in an interprofessional setting.

Planning your global health voluntary practicum placement requires a lot of preparation. Use the pre-departure planning checklist to get started.

Applying to the Global Health Office is one of your first steps.

All students participating in international voluntary practicum placements or electives must complete pre-departure training to help you prepare no matter where you're heading.

Student-led global health opportunities

There are also student-led global health opportunities in pharmacy. Contact the Pharmacy Global Health Committee to learn more.


Don’t see what you’re looking for? We have special events and activities that come up throughout the year.

For more information about these and other opportunities, please contact:

Harriet Davies, Coordinator Clinical Education, College of Pharmacy