Summer Institute in Knowledge Translation: June 2-6 2014

Summer Institute in Knowledge Translation: June 2-6 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 23 2014 The Coalition is proud to announce that we will be partnering again with Queen’s University (an Institutional Member of the CCGHR) to offer our second Summer Institute in Knowledge Translation (KT) for Global Health.  Designed to develop the skills needed […]

Read the article →

CURRENT MEMBER SERVICE: Connecting Maternal Newborn and Child Health Researchers

CURRENT MEMBER SERVICE: Connecting Maternal Newborn and Child Health Researchers April 14 2014 In late March 2014, the Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) announced a call for letters of intent for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Implementation Research Teams  (Click here for the call posted on IDRC’s website). The deadline for this call is […]

Read the article →

Introducing the CCGHR’s Stories of Mentorship

Introducing the CCGHR’s Stories of Mentorship by the CCGHR Mentorship Project Team With funding support from the Global Health Research Initiative, the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) has identified a number of exciting mentorship initiatives from Canada, Africa, Latin America, and the UK/Europe to strengthen global health research capacity. One or more key […]

Read the article →

Report from IFMSA: 1000 young global health leaders meet in North Africa – Andrew Bresnahan

Report from IFMSA: 1000 young global health leaders meet in North Africa Andrew Bresnahan Vice President Global Health, Canadian Federation of Medical Students Last week I travelled to Tunisia from my childhood hometown on the Labrador coast, joining Danielle Chard (McGill), Siqi Xue (Toronto), Zia Saleh (Alberta) and 1000 other global health leaders from all […]

Read the article →

Health in Africa Through Canadian Eyes

Health in Africa Through Canadian Eyes Dave Heidebrecht, Research Officer Are you a recent graduate or currently studying global health and considering your options going forward? You’re not alone. For young students and recent graduates interested in getting involved in global health and global health research, the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the field […]

Read the article →

Students Envision Canada’s Global Health Future – Vivian Tam

Students Envision Canada’s Global Health Future by Vivian Tam Smart Solutions, McMaster University On February 7th 2014, the McMaster CCGHR Student Chapter and Smart Solutions McMaster co-hosted the “Gathering Perspectives Student Dialogue.” The two-hour event was attended by students from multiple educational backgrounds with an interest in global health and global health research, and was […]

Read the article →

Migration, Neighbourhoods and Health: The Intersection of Geography and Well-being

Migration, Neighbourhoods and Health: The Intersection of Geography and Well-being A Summary by Dave Heidebrecht Migration can be a stressful event at the best of times, but for refugees the experience is often tumultuous and ongoing.  The health impacts can be many, as refugees are often unaware of their rights when resettling in new and […]

Read the article →

Global Health Research Mentorship: Speed Mentoring at McMaster – Breagh Cheng

Global Health Research Mentorship: Speed Mentoring at McMaster University by Breagh Cheng On the evening of January 23rd, the McMaster-CCGHR Student Chapter hosted their first event since inception: an evening of Speed Mentoring. As an undergraduate student exploring the field of global health, I was excited for this unique opportunity to connect with faculty and […]

Read the article →