Global Health Learning Network
The School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Bruyère Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity, and the International and Global Health Office (IGHO) are collaborating to host a monthly global health seminar.
The learning objectives of the Global Health Learning Network are:
- To enhance knowledge and understanding of key global health issues
- To engage in discussions on key global health topics
- To network with experts and peers working and studying in the field of global health
Timing and Schedule
Sessions are normally held the third Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00pm.
Schedule for the 2022-2023 academic year:
|Date||Presenter(s)||Topic, registration, video|
|September 15, 2022||Manisha Kulkarni||Overview of the Faculty of Medicine Global Health Program|
|October 20, 2022||Alfredo Walker||
Infectious diseases: A re-emerging global public health threat
|November 17, 2022||Alison Krentel||The FAST Package: Addressing female genital schistosomiasis in Ghana and Madagascar|
|December 8, 2022||Mzikazi Nduna||Understanding mental health and HIV vulnerability in South Africa|
|January 19, 2023||David Addiss||Compassion: Programmatic necessity and personal journey for global health practice|
|March 23, 2023||Vidya Krishnan||The Cruelty of Charity|
|April 20, 2023||TBD|
|May 18, 2023||TBD|
NOTE: Sessions will be held virtually (Zoom).