Global Health Office Bi-Weekly Bulletin
Global Health News

September 16, 2015

Published September 16, 2015
Volume 7, Issue 17

Global Health News

CACHC 2015 Conference

Sept. 16-18, 2015. Ottawa, ON. Canadian Association of Community Health Centres: Agents of Care, Agents of Change. Please join the national conference as they celebrate and work to advance the role of Canada's Community Health Centres as agents of high-quality, commuinty-based care and agents of healthy social and economic development.

France Day 2015

Date: Sept 23, 2015. Location: various. France Day is being organized by Dalhousie in conjunction with the French Embassy and Consulate General office for Wed. Sept 23. There are a few events for students, faculty and the general public. Celebrating French culture and highlighting opportunities and collaborations between Dalhousie, France and French partners.

Indigenous Speakers Series 2015-2016

Wed. Sept. 23, 2015 @ 6-9pm. McNally Auditorium, Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St. Dr. Audra Simpson, Columbia University (New York City) “Reconciliation and its Discontents: An Inquiry into the Politics of Sympathy” “Reconciliation” has achieved a seemingly unquestioned status in Canada as the good thing that is to usher in the better thing that will be.

Weapons of War: Sexual Violence and Child Soldiers

Thurs. Sept. 24, 2015 at 8pm. Dalhousie Arts Centre, Halifax. On Sept 24th, two of Canada's leading humanitarians LGen Roméo Dallaire (Ret'd), Founder of The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative and Mr. Stephen Lewis, Co-Director of AIDS Free World will speak about how and why these weapons are being realized, and the efforts each is leading to bring an end to their uses.

Pier 21 Reads With Esi Edugyan

Sept. 24 or 25, 2015. Pier 21, Marginal Rd. Halifax. Come listen to Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning author, Esi Edugyan launch the Pier 21 Reads program as she presents Immigration and the Canadian Identity.

RIM and Global Health

September 28, 2015 @ 2:30 - 4pm. Halifax - G36 in Tupper Link & Saint John - Room 105 Come meet faculty and students who have been involved in global health RIM projects! Who should attend? Med 1 students interested in a RIM project with "global health" focus (both local and international).

CH&E Seminar Series: Gail Tomblin Murphy, PhD

Tues. Sept. 29, 2015 @ 12:30 pm. CH&E Classroom 409. Title: Pandemic Influenza: Applying an integrated needs-based approach to plan for health care

Global Health Open House 2015

Sat. Oct. 3, 2015 @ 1-4 pm. Tupper Link. Theme: Shaping the Future through Partnerships. You are invited to the Global Health Open House on Saturday October 3, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm in the Tupper Link. This year’s theme is “Shaping the Future through Partnerships” and over the year, the Global Health Office aims to develop and strengthen partnerships both within, between and across institutions, sectors, disciplines and countries. Be part of the conversation as we examine ethical frameworks to guide partnerships and learn from each other.

Indigenous Speakers Series 2015-2016

Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015 @ 7pm Seton Academic Centre, Auditorium A, Mount Saint Vincent University, 166 Bedford Highway. Dr. Marie Battiste, University of Saskatchewan. “Nourishing the Learning Spirit” Dr. Marie Battiste is one of the leading thinkers globally on Indigenous knowledge and education. Her talk will focus on her most recent work decolonizing education.

CAME Wooster Family Grant in Medical Education

Deadline for application: October 15, 2015. Clinical faculty members* in a Canadian faculty of health sciences/medicine (or equivalent), who are members of CAME, seeking funding for scholarly projects related to medical education are encouraged to submit applications. .

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.

Upstream Action for Health Equity and Social Justice

Oct 22, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Tatamagouche Centre, NS. This event is an opportunity for people from all sectors to come together to learn from one another.

2015 CAN-MNCH Symposium

Date: Nov 4, 2015 Location: Montreal, Quebec Attendees: All Network Partners At the annual 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 SDGs.

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.

Global Health: Nourishing Equity

Oct 17, 2015. University of Saskatchewan. Save the date to be part of this focused discussion on nutrition, food security and equity.

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.

Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium

Nov 20 & 21, 2015. Chicago, Illinois. The central goal of this two-day symposium is to catalyze the exchange and cross pollination of ideas and research on the interdisciplinary factors, impediments, and solutions to the advancement of global health. We believe that where multiple perspectives come together around some of the world’s largest problems, we will find the greatest potential for impactful global health solutions.

Call for Abstracts: CANAC 2016

Abstracts Due: Dec 15, 2015. Conference Dates: May 19-21, 2016. Halifax, NS. Out on the Edge: LGBTQTS Health, Wellness and HIV. The Canadian Association of Nurses in HIV/AIDS Care is now accepting abstracts and workshop outlines for their 2016 Conference.

Thomas Fear and Alice Morgans Fear Memorial Conference 2016

January 15 & 16, 2016. Dalhousie University. Respectful Workplaces and Optimal Learning Environments January 15 and 16, 2016 Planning is underway for the fifth Thomas and Alice Morgans Fear Conference. This will take place at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, with videoconferenceing avilable to Saint John, NB. Co-hosted by the Division of Medical Education and the Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine, this year's themes are "Respectful Workplaces" and "Optimal Learning Environments."

Call for Exhibitors: Women Deliver 2016

Early Bird Deadline: Jan. 31, 2016. Conference Dates: May 16-19, 2016. Copenhagen, Denmark. Women Deliver conferences are world-renowned convenings focused on the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women. The Women Deliver 2016 Conference will be the largest gathering on girls' and women's health, rights and wellbeing in the last decade and one of the first major global conferences on these issues following the launch of the new global sustainable development goals (SDGs)

7th Annual CUGH Conference 2016

April 9-11, 2016. San Francisco. Register now for next spring in San Francisco! In April 2016, come join more than 1,500 global health students, teachers and professionals from more than 50 countries and a wide range of health specialties and industries for 3 days of symposia, workshops and networking opportunities.

Pegasus Conference 2016

Save The Date! May 13-15, 2016. Toronto, Ontario Peace, Global Health and Sustainability A conference to promote peace through health, a healthy sustainable environment and turning marginalized communities around the world and in Canada into healthy ones.

CANAC 2016 Conference

Dates: May 19-21, 2016 Location: Marriott Harbourfront, Halifax, NS Out on the Edge: LGBTQTS Health, Wellness and HIV The Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC) is a national professional nursing organization committed to fostering excellence in HIV/AIDS nursing, promoting the health, rights and dignity of persons affected by HIV/AIDS and to preventing the spread of HIV infection.

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.

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