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Global health activities in our community

Find out what global health activities and initiatives are taking place throughout the year.

If you’d like to get involved with an event or you have a story to share, please contact us.


  • CH&E Seminar Series: COVID‑19 and Public Health Policy in the USA: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Monday, September 21, 2020 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm. Zoom Meeting (link provided in event details). Presenters: Dr. Neil MacKinnon, Dean and Professor, Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati and Dr. Diego Cuadros, Assistant Professor of Health Geography, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Cincinnati
  • Spark: A Discussion Group on Equity in Medicine Presents Dr. Sarita Verma
    Sept. 15, 2020 @ 1-2 PM, Microsoft Teams virtual presentation. Dr. Verma is the Dean, President and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. This presentation and discussion will be on Diversity in Leadership. To join, please contact: Valerie Wilson,
  • Spark: A Discussion Group on Equity in Academic Medicine
    The Diversity in Leadership Working Group invite all faculty and staff across the Faculty of Medicine to participate in an informal, monthly discussion group. Each conversation will be organized around a theme relating to equity in academic medicine. The first theme will be “Intersectionality.” Snacks will be provided. Where: The group will be held in person in Halifax and distributed to distant sites. When: Scheduling will depend on the needs of interested parties.
  • Short‑Documentary Screening: Period. End of Sentence
    Thurs, March 5, 2020 @ 6 PM. IWK, O.E. Smith Theatre (5850/5980 University Ave, Halifax, NS). Please join the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Global Health Unit for a screening of the 2018 Oscar winning documentary Period. End of Sentence. The documentary follows a group of local women in Harpur, India, who fight the stigma surrounding menstruation and begin manufacturing sanitary pads.
  • Primary Health Care Research Day
    Abstract Deadline: March 31, 2020. Event Date: June 23, 2020. Dalhousie University. Join this event to explore the Many Faces of Integrated Care.
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