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Tina Bowdridge receives the Rosemary Gill Award

You get to know a lot of students when you’ve been with a department for more than 21 years. But students in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology’s graduate programs still find themselves getting to know Tina Bowdridge personally over the course of their degrees. “From the first day of classes, to handing in our thesis, Tina’s presence is felt,” said one student.

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Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) - Dr. Susan Kirkland

The Dalhousie site of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), a national, long-term study of health and the aging process, has officially opened its doors.

The CLSA collects information on the changing biological, medical, psychological, social, lifestyle and economic aspects of people’s lives as they get older. Read the article.

"Building a Theoretical Framework for Supporting Women’s Health Enhancement in Global Apparel Supplier in Karnataka" - Dr. Judith Read Guernsey

The garment and apparel industry is the most globalized industrial sector in the world, and the one that hires the greatest percentage of women worldwide. It provides an accessible and important source of income for women particularly in low and middle income countries.

It has been shown that women who earn formal wages, in turn invest in their children’s education and provide food for the family, thus leading to reduced infant mortality rates and improved life expectancies in these regions. Yet there have been challenges associated with the globalization of the apparel industry throughout Asia. Read more about the framework.