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The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research shares news including research, projects and partnerships, people, and other updates here.

Spotlight: Global Health Intern Alum – Tiana Putric

Spotlight: Global Health Intern Alum – Tiana Putric

Congratulations to Tiana Putric – a remarkable alum of the Dahdaleh Institute’s global health internship program! Tiana was a Dahdaleh Institute global health intern in the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years. While working with Jennie Phillips, Dahdaleh Institute research fellow, Tiana co-authored six papers on the ethics of digital contact tracing for COVID-19. And during […]

2022-2023 Dahdaleh Global Health Graduate Scholarships Awarded to Eight Outstanding Scholars

2022-2023 Dahdaleh Global Health Graduate Scholarships Awarded to Eight Outstanding Scholars

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research is delighted to announce and congratulate the recipients of the 2022-2023 Dahdaleh Global Health Graduate Scholarships.  DI associate director and committee Chair, Mary Wiktorowicz, says, “We are impressed with the calibre of these students and early career researchers who bring so much life to the Institute. We are […]

Congratulations! Jude Kong Selected to Develop Global South Artificial Intelligence for Pandemic and Epidemic Preparedness and Response Network

Congratulations! Jude Kong Selected to Develop Global South Artificial Intelligence for Pandemic and Epidemic Preparedness and Response Network

The five-year project is aimed at ensuring vulnerable and at-risk populations are included in disease outbreak management and policies. At a time when the risk of emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases (ERIDs) is increasing, an international team led by York University successfully competed to receive a $7.25-million grant from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) to help […]

Hot Off the Press – Modelling residual chlorine in humanitarian response in PLOS WATER

Hot Off the Press – Modelling residual chlorine in humanitarian response in PLOS WATER

Research by Dahdaleh Global Health Graduate Scholar Michael De Santi (lead author) and his coauthors, including DI Research Fellow Syed Imran Ali and DI Faculty Fellow Usman Khan, has recently been published in PLOS WATER – an open-access journal that brings together research relevant to the study of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and water […]

Join Us This September for Our Global Health Research Seminar Series

Join Us This September for Our Global Health Research Seminar Series

We are kicking off the 2022-23 academic year at the Dahdaleh Institute with some wonderful global health research talks this September: disaster management, humanitarian response, occupational health, and planetary health. All events will be delivered in hybrid format. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Dahdaleh Institute in person. All are welcome! Please join […]

Internship Program: Summer 2022 In Review

Internship Program: Summer 2022 In Review

The Dahdaleh Institute worked with exceptional students this summer through our global health internship program, including students hired through the Research at York program, completing program practicums with us, and volunteers. Our interns conducted literature reviews, data synthesis, cataloguing, content development, stakeholder engagement, and much more. They contributed to faculty research projects on climate change […]

Recap on Indigenous Perspectives on Planetary Healing

Recap on Indigenous Perspectives on Planetary Healing

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research co-hosted a fascinating and insightful gathering on Indigenous Perspectives on Planetary Healing with the Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages in collaboration with CIFAL York. We are grateful to our two presenters—Dr. Lewis Williams (associate professor, Indigenous Studies, University of Western Ontario) and Dr. Nicole Redvers (assistant professor, Indigenous Health, Family & Community Medicine, […]

Publication: How COVID-19 Lockdown Measures — and Their Outcomes — Varied in Cities Around the World

Publication: How COVID-19 Lockdown Measures — and Their Outcomes — Varied in Cities Around the World

Dahdaleh Institute Faculty Fellow Roger Keil and his colleagues have been studying the disparate responses to COVID-19 in Johannesburg, Toronto, and Chicago. Their recent publication in The Conversation describes the impacts of different public health measures in these cities and their finding that lockdown measures have disproportionately afflicted those who are disadvantaged. They conclude that […]

Fall/Winter 2022–2023 Global Health Internship Opportunities

Fall/Winter 2022–2023 Global Health Internship Opportunities

Nine research assistant positions at the Dahdaleh Institute are open for applications. York University students have the unique opportunity to contribute to research that takes on real-world challenges while gaining professional experience in a supportive environment and working with leaders in the field. As a global health intern at the Dahdaleh Institute, you'll be involved […]

Hot off the Press – Recent Publications by Dahdaleh Institute Researchers

Hot off the Press – Recent Publications by Dahdaleh Institute Researchers

Research by Dahdaleh Institute Research Fellow James Stinson and his partners has been featured as a case study by the Canadian Climate Institute as part of their "Indigenous Perspectives" series, which showcases exemplary Indigenous work on climate research and policy. In this auto-ethnography, Natasha Akiwenzie from the Lac Seul First Nation shares her story of […]