Immunization Week: Tuesday

Hello everyone, Immunization week started yesterday! Here is Tuesday’s immunization-focused information from the Global Health Committee at BC Children’s Hospital! Good Morning! Here is our Tuesday’s email : Since COVID-19’s pandemic, must of us are reading the news more religiously! We can read articles trying to compare Influenza and COVID-19. There is also many posts on […]

Immunization Week: Monday

Hello everyone! Immunization week started on April 27th, and we have a daily immunization-focused newsletters from the Global Health Committee at Children’s Hospital! Here is Monday’s email: COVID-19 VACCINATION. – Learn how many vaccine candidates there is globally. -Learn where we are currently at. – Learn if the COVID-19 vaccine can confer immunity. Click this […]

Global Health Newsletter – April 2020

Hello everyone! Welcome to the April Global Health Initiative newsletter! Apologies for not having a newsletter up for the month of March – the world has seen a lot of chaos and change this March, and it had honestly slipped my mind. Apologies for the lack of variety in news stories and opportunities; there is […]

Global Health Newsletter – March 2020

Welcome to the March Global Health Initiative newsletter! Stay healthy everyone!     Top Local News  BC Urges Social Distancing as 7 new COVID-19 Cases Identified UBC preparing for possibility of remote exams, lessons due to COVID-19   Top World News COVID-19 is a pandemic: WHO Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for […]

Students on the Kenya PCT Project!

Students on the Kenya PCT Project!

The Kenya PCT team training a group of Community Health Workers! Learn more about UBC’s Global Health Initiative on our website!   2018/2019 Team Leaders: Chris Pang, Jessica Jacob, Shaila Gunn, Brianna Creelman Location: Kisumu, Kenya Date & Duration of Project: 4-5 weeks in April-June 2020 Positions: 4 Faculty Supervisor: Videsh Kapoor & Jeremy Penner For more information on Pamoja […]

GHI Workshop: Global Mental Health

Come to our last Global Health Initiative Workshop on Global Mental Health with Dr. Paige Zhang! Paige is a PGY-3 resident in psychiatry at UBC. She completed her MD at the University of Toronto and was a LEAD scholar there whose work involved developing a quality improvement (QI) intervention with a hospital in Angola. She […]

February 26th: Enhancing community-based care for depression: global mental health research across the implementation trajectory

UPCOMING EVENT!   Title: Enhancing community-based care for depression: global mental health research across the implementation trajectory Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: 12 – 1 PM Location: School of Population and Public Health, UBC Campus, 4th Floor, Room 424 The event is free but please register: HERE Lunch will be provided. Topic: Closing the critical gap in availability of and […]

Global Health Initiative Workshop: Maternal/Pediatric and Reproductive Global Health

Come to our next GHI workshop on Maternal/Pediatric and Reproductive Global Health. The workshop will be on Tuesday, February 11th, from 6:00 to 7:30pm at the MSAC Hardwick Hall! There will be FREE FOOD for all participants starting at 5:30 pm.   To begin the evening, we will have a small activity on Sexual History […]

Global Health Newsletter – February 2020

Welcome to the February Global Health Initiative newsletter!   Top Local News  Second case of coronavirus reported in Metro Vancouver area Body of third missing man found near Sooke River Road   Top World News Turkey plane: One dead, 150 hurt as jet skids off runway in Istanbul Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine visitors from […]

SPPH Upcoming Global Health Event Voices in Health– Indigenous Sovereignty is Sustainability: Public Health, Biodiversity and Climate Change

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Location: School of Population and Public Health, Room B151, UBC campus Speakers: Dr. Shannon Waters Please visit this link for more details: