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“I am because we are”

Yipeng Ge, a M.D. Candidate at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, and an incoming resident physician in public health and preventive medicine in Ottawa was recently awarded the role of official youth delegate to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Yipeng recently took the opportunity to reflect on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and our shared humanity as global citizens.

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Webinar on climate change and health: Working with First Nations

This March 31 webinar will explore climate change impacts on health, as well as highlight the potential leadership role of Indigenous peoples in addressing climate health challenges. Dr. Paivi Abernethy, who is currently a Climate Change & Health Specialist with the First Nations Health Authority will provide a more nuanced picture of climate health research than usually is discussed, emphasizing especially aspects that First Nations tend to pay more attention to. Join us at 1:30pm EDT!
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Announcing SYPN Travel Bursaries for the CCGHR Student GH Forum

The CCGHR is proud to offer travel bursaries to attend this year’s CCGHR Student Global Health Forum, which will be held in Waterloo on March 7, 2020. Organized by the University of Waterloo CCGHR Student Chapter in collaboration with several other CCGHR student chapters, this exciting event will focus on “Global Health in Context: Unpacking the Political, Economic, Environmental, and Social”. Read more >