The Global Health Learning Network is a platform for knowledge growth and exchange with the goal to build a community of practice in global health that reaches across researchers, practitioners, and learners from all global health domains to include members of the public with an interest in global health.

Global Health Learning Network

Seminar series

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

New session coming up soon.

You can also view previous sessions:

DatePresenter(s)Topic, registration, video
September 15, 2022Manisha KulkarniOverview of the Faculty of Medicine Global Health Program
October 20, 2022Alfredo WalkerInfectious diseases: A re-emerging global public health threat
November 17, 2022Alison KrentelThe FAST Package: Addressing female genital schistosomiasis in Ghana and Madagascar
December 8, 2022Mzikazi NdunaUnderstanding mental health and HIV vulnerability in South Africa
January 19, 2023David AddissCompassion: Programmatic necessity and personal journey for global health practice
March 23, 2023Vidya KrishnanThe Cruelty of Charity
April 27, 2023Amber Gigi HoiImpacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on malaria burden and control in Benin: Evidence from mathematical models and mixed-methods research
May 18, 2023Lawrence LohPandemic reflections: Food for thought, feeding the global health soul
December 14, 2023David PonkaCapacity building for education and scholarship in family medicine and primary care
February 7, 2024Alison KrentelScientists as Effective Advocates: Learning from Canadian Experiences
April 11, 2024Claudia DuguayBeyond Borders: uOttawa Student experiences in Global Health