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Grand Rounds: Why Include Global Health in an Academic Department?

Posted by GHO Admin on April 4, 2016 in Events

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 @ 7:15 am
Location: Tupper Theatre B


Dr. Patrick Kyamanywa (Kampala International University)
Professor Dame Tina Lavender (Manchester, UK)
Dr. Heather Scott (Dalhousie, OB)
Dr. André Bernard (Dalhousie, Anesthesia)


  1. Present a working definition of global health and discuss how global health can be integrated into an academic department’s mandate of education, research advocacy and clinical practice.
  2. Explore benefits to staff, learners, communities and partners.
  3. Discuss how academic departments could and should engage to support culturally appropriate and sustainable improvements in global health care
  4. Discuss the ethical considerations of academic partnerships in global health.

Presented by the Departments of Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine