Wed. Jan 20, 2016 @ 5-6pm. Halifax Tupper G36; Saint John Rm. 221, Miramichi Rm. 3111. Race, Place & Waste: Exploring the Health Effects of Environmental Racism in African Nova Scotian & Mi'kmaw Communities Please join Dalhousie's Dr. Ingrid Waldron as she talks about the Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities and Community Health -- or ENRICH -- Project, which aims to understand the health effects of environmental racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi'qmak communities, and to support their struggles against it.
Tues. Dec. 1, 2015. Everyone is invited to attend the official opening of the Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), our exciting new interprofessional learning space made possible partially through funding from the Province of Nova Scotia. The official speaking program will start at 10:00 a.m.You will have the opportunity to tour the space, talk to researchers and students about interprofessional health education and hear about everything this LEED Gold candidate building will offer the Dalhousie community. Light refreshments will be served.
Nov 25 - Dec 10, 2015. The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Harassment Prevention has teamed up with the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and its student association to launch our involvement in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. We have collaborated with various faculties, organizations, services, departments, centres, offices, and programs on campus and in the surrounding Halifax community to host and deliver, over a 16-day period, a series of events, campaigns, and/or activities committed to profiling, addressing and eradicating all forms of sex- and gender-based violence.
Wed. Nov. 25 @ 7pm. Weldon Law Bldg. room 104. DFLA and DALSA together are honoured to be screening the film Finding Dawn and hosting guest speaker Delilah Saunders. Admission is free and open to public, all are welcome. This screening was made possible by the Cinema Politica series.
Abstract Deadlines: Jan 24 & Mar 20, 2016. Conference Dates: Nov 14-18, 2016. Vancouver, Canada. Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. The Symposium invites abstracts for organized sessions and individual presentations, linked to the following sub-themes: Enhancing health system resilience; Equity, rights, gender and ethics; Engaging power and politics in promoting health and public value; Implementing improvement and innovation in health services and systems; New partnerships and collaborations for health system research and development; Future reciprocal learning and evaluation approaches for health system development.
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2015. Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2015 Learn More about Global Health Issues at Home Are you a first or second year medical student looking for a global health elective in Canada? We’re looking for students who want to learn more about global health issues at home to participate in this unique elective.
Nov 20 & 21, 2015. Dalhousie University, Halifax NS. Dalhousie’s Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts (CYCC) Institute and the Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre are co-hosting a symposium on emergent trends in research with vulnerable young people. Participants will benefit from a chance to participate in a range of workshops on new ideas on doing research with this population.
Mon. Nov 23, 2015 at 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Tupper Commons (Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, beside Starbucks). The Global Health Office invites you to the launch of the global health research project called Accessing Safe Deliveries in Tanzania (ASDIT). Dalhousie University researchers will collaborate with partners from the Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health (TTCIH) and the Morogoro Regional Hospital, Tanzania, to lead efforts to improve access to, and the performance of, emergency maternal care across the country. One of our partners from TTCIH, Zabron Abel, will be in Halifax and attending the launch.
Thurs. Nov 12, 2015 @ 6-7:30 pm. Tupper Lounge. The Refugee Health event will be lead by Dr. Tim Holland, a physician at the Transitional Health Clinic for Refugees. Dr. Holland will be speaking about his clinical and advocacy work. The session will have a Question and Answer period after the talk. All are welcome!