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Global Health Seminar Series - Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to predict and forecast the transmission of COVID-19 with Dr. Jude Kong

This week Dr. Jude Kong, Assistant Professor in the Mathematics & Statistics department at York University, will be presenting on "Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to  predict  and forecast the transmission of COVID-19 and optimize vaccination roll-out in Africa". During different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, real-time delivery of reliable and comprehensive information is critical to predict spread and […]

Global Health Seminar Series: Extended Urbanization and the Covid Pandemic: Rethinking the Parameters of Disease in the City with Prof. Roger Keil

Join us for a special seminar presented by the Dahdaleh Institute. We will be hosting Prof. Roger Keil as he present on a recently published paper examining Urbanization and Infectious disease. Roger will also reflect on what we might take from this analysis now, after a year of experiencing the pandemic. The published paper argues […]

Global Health Seminar Series: Evolving Social Riskscapes in the Ebola Virus Disease Response in Liberia with Dr. Harris Ali

Join us on a special seminar series feature Dr. Harris Ali in which he will present on "Evolving Social Riskscapes in the Ebola Virus Disease Response in Liberia". Initially, the community reaction to official response teams during the 2014-16 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Liberia was one of resistance. Dr. Ali predicates this was […]

Dahdaleh Institute Intern Symposium

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, the Dahdaleh Institute worked with exceptional students through our Internship Program, which is founded in an experiential education approach. Students completed program practicums with us, were hired through the Research at York program, or volunteered. This week is the last week for the RAY program of the Winter term. To […]

Safe Water Optimization Tool at the Emergency Environmental Health Forum

The Safe Water Optimization Tool (SWOT) led by Dahdaleh Institute Research Fellow Dr. Syed Imran Ali will be presenting at the annual Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF). The EEHF is the leading forum for emergency WASH practitioners, managers, and academics to share the latest in research and innovation the sector. The EEHF will be comprised […]

Dahdaleh Institute Global Health Seminar with Dr. Courtney Howard - "Summers of Smoke: living well through the wildfires of the climate emergency"

In 2014, hundreds of wildfires throughout the NWT led to what became known in Yellowknife as the "Summer of Smoke." In partnership with the Yellowknives Dene, the Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation, and with Dahdaleh Institute Director Dr. James Orbinski as principal investigator, Dr. Courtney Howard conducted a quantitative and qualitative investigation into the impact of […]

The Military as a Disease Vector, from the 19th Century to COVID-19: Implications for Global Health Policy and Equity - seminar with Prof. Chaufan

This presentation by Prof. Chaufan and her research team will report findings of a systematic review of the literature spanning two centuries on the role of the military as an infectious disease vector. It will show that notwithstanding the strong evidence for a wide range of biosocial mechanisms that facilitate disease transmission between the military […]

Dahdaleh Institute Summer Intern Symposium

The Dahdaleh Institute worked with exceptional students this summer through our Internship Program, founded in an experiential education approach.  Interns worked on projects on the climate-health nexus, performance accountability in maternal care, social science and health interventions, Covid-19 and inequity, design and global health, and more.  As their work comes to an end, please join […]

The Planetary Health Film Lab Micro Film Festival

This one-hour event will showcase four short films made by Indigenous youth who participated in this year's edition of The Planetary Health Film Lab, hosted by the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research. Each film runs between three and seven minutes in length and profiles Indigenous perspectives, impacts, and solutions to planetary health issues in their communities. […]

Seminar Series - Decolonizing Global Health Research III: Jane-Finch Community Research Partnership

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research will be hosting the Jane-Finch Community Research Partnership as part of our two-year Decolonizing Global Health Research Seminar Series. This is an Institute-wide commitment to decolonizing global health and addressing racial inequality in and through the research conducted. This seminar will feature the team from the Jane-Finch Community Research Partnership, who […]

Writing Resources and Research Support at the Dahdaleh Institute

Join us to learn about the writing resources available at the Dahdaleh Institute.  The new Writing Resource Program is a component of the larger Research Support Program, also currently under development, which includes grant application and budgeting support, editing services, internal peer review, and support with grant and project finances, hiring, reporting, knowledge mobilization, communications, […]

Decolonizing Planetary Health Through the Lens of Indigenous Youth

This film festival presents seven new planetary health films created by Indigenous youth. The films are being presented as part of a SSHRC-funded partnership between the Bagida’waad Alliance and York University’s Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research and Young Lives Research Lab (Faculty of Education). These films showcase the stories and experiences of Indigenous youth […]