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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.


  • Program Assistant: Indigenous Health in Medicine Program
    Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2021. The Program Assistant will work with the Program Manager to provide operational and administrative assistance to implement programming in support of recruitment and retention of Indigenous studentsinto medicine.
  • Belong Speaker Series: Breaking Barriers at Dalhousie University
    July 5, 2021 @ 1-2PM. Virtual Teams meeting. The Belong Speaker Series has been organized to highlight the work of up-and-coming BIPOC researchers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Medicine & Health (STEAMMH) and give the Dalhousie community an opportunity to connect with these inspiring academics. Our first speaker is Noreen Kamal, P.Eng. Ph.D.
  • Multiple Employment Opportunities ‑ NSERC Encouraging Vaccine Confidence in Canada
    Application Deadline: July 2, 2021. The objective of this collaboration is to provide African Canadians with scientifically-sound information on the efficacy of vaccines in preventing the spread of infectious disease.
  • GHI Global Health Case Competition ‑ Final Presentations
    June 16, 2021 @ 6 - 7:30 PM (ADT). Microsoft Team Virtual Event For the past two weeks, 23 teams have competed to propose a solution to address the Global Housing and Homelessness crisis. On June 16, the top three teams will present their innovative solutions to a panel of Judges, who will then choose a winner! The winning team is set to win $500!!
  • Indigenous Student MCAT Study Group
    The Indigenous Health in Medicine Program Assistant is starting an informal weekly study group, throughout the summer, for Indigenous students planning to write the exam.
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