Events

Humanitarian & Disaster Response Simulation Training Program  POSTPONED

Humanitarian & Disaster Response Simulation Training Program POSTPONED

Date: October 19-22, 2017 Humanitarian & Disaster Response Simulation Training Program is designed to simulate a complex humanitarian emergency that requires a comprehensive understanding of war, natural disasters and forced displacement, and the impact of cultural contexts on the affected populations

GHI Workshop: International Women’s Health – Feb 20 2017

Date: 5:30 PM on February 20th Location: Hardwick Hall at the Medical Student Alumni Centre (MSAC) – at Heather and West 12th avenue, Vancouver, B.C. VC is also available (details are provided below). Workshop Content: The workshop is being co-hosted by the Women’s Health Initiative and will focus on challenges women face in developing countries (lack of access […]

GHI Workshop: Delivering Trauma Informed Care to Vulnerable Populations – Jan 16 2017

Date: At 5:30 PM on January 16th Location: Hardwick Hall at the Medical Student Alumni Centre (MSAC) – at Heather and West 12th avenue, Vancouver, B.C. VC is also available (details are provided below). Workshop Content: Open forum discussion with a focus on diversity among ethno-cultural populations that physicians are providing service to. The workshop will include practical […]

Climate and Health Talk – Nov. 9 2016

Climate and Health Talk – Nov. 9 2016

A talk by Dr. Courtney Howard, emergency physician in the Canadian arctic. Date: 5 pm November 9, 2016 Location: Room 1221, Forest Science Centre, UBC Why did the Canadian Medical Association just divest from fossil fuels? Why can Canada’s MDs now invest in a fossil-free fund? Why did Dr. James Orbinski, the doctor who accepted […]

UBC Global Health Conference – Oct. 14-15, 2016

UBC Global Health Conference – Oct. 14-15, 2016

Dates: October 14th – 15th, 2016 Location: the Life Sciences Centre at UBC’s Point Grey Campus Conference website: www.ghcubc.com  Registration: Available online                        Early-bird rate (Sep. 14th-30th): $15                        Regular rate (thereafter): $20 Abstract submission for poster […]

The Annual GHI Recruitment Night – Sep. 12th 2016

On September 12th, the Global Health Initiative (GHI) will be holding the annual Global Health Recruitment Night. GHI is a student-led initiative including students with various backgrounds and different levels of global health knowledge. Students, through GHI, have the opportunity to learn more about global health in both workshops and lecture series. GHI also offers […]

GHI Workshop: Vision Village – Oct. 3rd 2016

Welcome back to school! The Global Health Initiative’s first exciting workshop of the school year will be creating a “Vision Village”. This workshop will be taking place on October 3rd, at 6 pm. This workshop will be hosted by the GHI student leaders. They will be facilitating the workshop that gives students an opportunity to imagine and […]

Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course – May 2-6, 2016

Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course – May 2-6, 2016

Purpose This course is to be offered by the School of Population and Public Health, UBC. The main purpose of the course is to offer a training opportunity for health professionals to learn an approach to preventing, diagnosing, evaluating, treating and managing people with tropical diseases. Course Objectives Through didactic lectures, interactive problem-solving discussions and […]

UBC Centennial Session in Global Health – April 28, 2016

UBC Centennial Session in Global Health – April 28, 2016

The Neglected Global Diseases Initiative is pleased to present an evening with world-renown global health expert, Dr. Peter J. Hotez. This Centennial Session is an important opportunity for the UBC community and members of the public to understand the issues around global health, neglected tropical diseases and complexities of implementing systemic change in areas of need. […]

GHI Workshop: Vision Village – Feb. 5th, 2016

GHI Workshop: Vision Village – Feb. 5th, 2016

The Global Health Initiative’s next exciting workshop on creating a “vision village” will be taking place on Friday February 5th , at 6pm. Please be advised that this workshop is mandatory for those going on GHI trips this summer. Our speaker will be Bjorn Stime, the PhD student at SPPH and he will facilitate a fun exercise, Vision Village, that provides a creative opportunity to imagine – through drawing and […]