Global Health Office Bi-Weekly Bulletin
Global Health News

July 6, 2015

Published July 6, 2015
Volume 7, Issue 14

Global Health News

2015 CAN-MNCH Symposium

Abstract deadline: July 13, 2015. Event Dates: Nov 4, 2015. Location: Montreal, Quebec. Attendees: All Network Partners. At the a nnual CAN -­‐ MNCH symposium, the Canadian MNCH community will gather under the banner of Roadmap to Results: Charting the Path to the Hardest to Reach. The event will focus on tracking our impact by measuring results, identifying lessons with input from our Partners from the Global South, and applying these lessons as we reinforce our objectives and move into the new frontier of the

Have Your Say: Global Health Outreach Online Survey

Survey Closing: Friday July 17, 2015 @ 5pm. Have your say! We are planning for next year and would like your opinion on priorities for 2015-2016. We have created a survey that will take about 5 minutes to complete and the information will only be used to guide our planning process. We value your input and will use it to guide the global health environment at Dalhousie University. If you have questions, contact

2015 IYIP Interns ( International Youth Internships Program)

Deadline for applications: July 22, 2015 @ 5PM. Possible Locations: Canada, Bhutan, Bolivia, Ghana, Gambia, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. Since 2002, the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) has offered 65 internships in 16 countries through the International Youth Internships Program (DFATD). These internships provide youth (age 19-30) with international development experience, skills, and knowledge to help better prepare them for future employment, while advancing Canadian development objectives.

Current Open Calls for Proposals - DFATD

Deadlines: various dates in 2015. The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development website has various open calls for proposals that may be of interest. For each specific call pertaining to international development initiatives, there will be a specific application form posted to help applicants respond to the specific requirements of that call. For example, some calls will only be open to Canadian organizations. Some calls may specify that DFATD will only consider initiatives in a particular country or a particular sector.

Call for Abstracts: CCME 2016

Abstract Deadline: September 14, 2015. Conference Dates: April 16-19, 2016. Montreal, Quebec. Accountability from Self to Society. The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) is the premier medical education conference in Canada. It hosts the largest annual gathering of medical educators in the country.

Transforming the Landscape of Transgender Health and Wellness

October 1-4, 2015. Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie Street, Halifax. The Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH) is pleased to announce they are holding their 4th Biennial Conference and Annual General Meeting. The event is an ideal opportunity for community members and professionals from various fields to come together to network and share knowledge about trans health.

ICRE 2015: International Conference on Residency Education

Oct 22-24, 2015. Vancouver Canada. Residency Rediscovered: Transforming Training for Modern Care. The International Conference on Residency Education is a global forum for those involved in residency education to share ideas, challenges, innovations, and advance training.

22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health

Nov. 5-7, 2015. Montreal, Quebec. Capacity Building for Global Health: Research & Practice. The 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health will provide a forum for practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers interested in primary health care to share knowledge, experience and promote innovation and collaborative action.

2015 Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare (CUCOH)

Nov 13-15, 2015. Queen's University, Kingston, ON. The Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare (CUCOH) is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in seminars, debates, and workshops about the Canadian healthcare system. Being the largest student-run conference at Queen’s and of its kind in the country, CUCOH brings inspirational speakers and hands-on workshops to over 375 students each year. Perspectives on the ever changing field of healthcare are shared and students are molded into the leaders of the future.

3rd World Congress on Integrated Care

Conference Dates: November 19 - 21, 2015. Mexico City, Mexico. Theme: Co-producing High Quality People-Centered Integrated Care for ALL. The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC), in partnership with The Secretaria de la Salud Mexicana, the National College for Especialist on Integrated Medicine (CONAEMI) and the University of Anahuac, is hosting the 3rd World Congress on Integrated Care.

Bethune Round Table 2016: Building Collaborative Teams to Strengthen Global Surgery

June 3-4, 2016. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. The Bethune Round Table (BRT) is an annual interdisciplinary scientific meeting hosted at a Canadian academic centre to discuss challenges and solutions to improving surgical care to underserviced and marginalized populations in low- and middle-income countries. The objective of the BRT is to bring together health professionals from a variety of disciplines including surgeons, anesthesiologists, obstetricians, and nurses to share their research and experiences in the delivery of surgery in low-resource settings.

Dalhousie University

Global Health Office

Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Clinical Research Centre, C-241
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada

Phone: 902-494-1965
Fax: 902-494-2799

If you have a global health event that you would like us to promote or to subscribe / unsubscribe to our bi-weekly bulletin please contact us at