Global Health Office Bi-Weekly Bulletin
Global Health News

December 07, 2015

Published December 7, 2015
Volume 7, Issue 23

Global Health News

Opportunity: Scientific Associate, Grand Challenges Fellow

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Toronto, Ontario. The Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace, a joint initiative between Grand Challenges Canada, USAID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners, is currently recruiting up to 3 positions.

Call for Abstracts: Moving Forward Together, Advancing rehabilitation in a global context

Abstract Deadline: Dec 15, 2015. Conference Date: March 12, 2016. McGill University, Montreal. This full day conference held at McGill University aims to bring together students, practitioners and scholars interested in issues at the intersection of global health, rehabilitation and disability.

Global Health Certificate: Health Systems in a Global Context

Registration Deadline: Dec 22, 2015. Course Dates: Tuesday evenings Jan 5 - Mar 3, 2016. Halifax and Saint John. This course will involve presentations by invited experts and interactive participatory discussions.

Call for Abstracts: Bethune Round Table 2016

To be considered for scholarship: December 13, 2015. General deadline: January 17, 2016. Halifax, NS. The Bethune Round Table 2016 is now accepting abstract submissions for oral or poster presentations related to the theme of “building collaborative teams to strengthen global surgery”.

Global Health Through an Ethical Lens

January 7, 11, 21 and 28, 2016. CHEB Building (corner of University and Summer). This 9-hour mini-course will look at global health in different settings. We will use case studies to examine global health in an interprofessional environment.

Thomas Fear and Alice Morgans Fear Memorial Conference 2016

January 15 & 16, 2016. Dalhousie University. 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."

Global Health Rounds: Dr. Ingrid Waldron

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.

Global Health Electives: Summer 2016

Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016 @ 4pm. International electives (observerships) are available for the summer months in Tanzania, Ghana and Thailand. These programs allow you to work on an interprofessional team with our partner organizations and to be mentored by a Dalhousie faculty member.

Call for Abstracts: HSR 2016

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 many sub-themes.

Dal Med Class of 72 Global Health Education Bursary

Deadline: Fri. Jan. 29, 2016. The MD Class of 1972 have established an Endowment Fund with the Global Health Office to provide bursaries to fourth-year medical student to pursue an international education experience.

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.

Pre-Departure Training Sessions 2016

Saturdays, Feb 22, Mar 5 & 26, 2016 @ 9 am - 3:30 pm. Halifax: Tupper G36; Saint John: Rm. 218. Are you a Dalhousie student in Health Professions, Dentistry or Medicine planning an education experience abroad? All students participating in international electives are required to complete the training.

2016 Global Health Awards

Submission deadline: March 1, 2016. We are now accepting nominations for our Global Health Awards (Faculty, Resident, Student). Recognizing outstanding contribution to the global health community at Dalhousie.

2016 Global Health Photo Contest

Submission deadline: March 1, 2016. We are now accepting submissions for the 2016 global health photo contest. Do you have outstanding photos that tell a compelling story about your global health experience? This contest is open to students, residents and faculty and staff at Dalhousie.

Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare Conference

March 4 & 5, 2016. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. The Dalhousie and National Sciences Students' Associations want you to Save The Date for the 2016 NaHSSA Conference. Diverse Populations, Diverse Professions and Inclusive, Collaborative Care.

7th Annual CUGH Conference 2016

April 9-11, 2016. San Francisco. Register now for next spring in San Francisco! Join global health students, teachers and professionals from more than 50 countries and a wide range of health specialties and industries.

GHIC 2016: Global Health & Innovation Conference

April 16 & 17, 2016. Yale University, New Haven CT. Presented annually by Unite For Sight this Conference is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference.

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