GHI Applications 2021-2022

Hello everyone! Applications for the Global Health Initiative positions are open! GHI is looking for students to fill the role of Co-Chair and Communications Lead for the upcoming academic year! This is an outstanding opportunity to apply your leadership skills and to liaise with global health leaders around the province. Co-Chair Roles and Responsibilities: Overall […]

Climate Health Workshop Series

Hello all! This January and February, UBC Medicine Global Health is hosting a three-part Climate Heath series of workshops. We hope you’ll join us for these interactive sessions with some fascinating speakers! Please RSVP for the workshops here. Workshop 1: PaRX: Prescribing Nature January 25th, 8-9 PM Join us for an interactive workshop on the […]

SCOPEN Pals Project

UBC GHI introduces the SCOPEN Pals Project!   While we cannot plain in-person exchanges during 2020/2021, the CFMS i sinstead using this season to create virtual experiences for students. Because, even though we can’t do exchanges, we can still “exchange the world”!   What is SCOPEN Pals? This program is a pen pal program/networking/mentorshp match. […]

GHI Applications Open!

Hello everyone, The application to participate in projects such as the Climate Health and Refugee Health Initiative with the Global Health Initiative (GHI) is open!! GHI offers opportunities to participate in global health projects in India, Nepal, Kenya, Taiwan, Bhutan, and Canada, and is an incredible way to experience global health education and hands-on skills […]

Immunization Week: Friday!

Hello everyone,   Here’s is Friday’s Immunization Week post from the Global Health Committee at BC Children’s Hospital!   – – – – – – – –   Good morning!   Today is the LAST day of our Immunization week!   1. FAQ – Vaccination – We are answering your questions ! – Learn about […]

Immunization Week: Thursday

Hello everyone, Thursday’s Immunization Week is brought to you by the Global health Committee at the BC Children’s Hospital! Hi all, It’s Thursday, let’s talk about The Impact of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. – Learn about measles. – Learn about polio and the current situation. Click here for full information: Immunization week 2020 […]

Immunization Week: Wednesday

Hello everyone, Here is Wednesday’s edition of Immunization Week from the Global Health Committee at BC Children’s Hospital! Good Morning, It’s Wednesday already! Today, let’s talk about how to continue to be Protected together even during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we all know, many services are close. Clinics and hospitals are still open but their […]

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 […]

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 […]