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Michael De Santi at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, foundations, government, not for profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in […]

Safe Water Optimization Tool Launch

Join us for the Virtual Launch of the Safe Water Optimization Tool (SWOT), a new data analytics platform from the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research and Médecins sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors Without Borders). The SWOT helps aid workers ensure water safety during humanitarian emergencies. Dr. Syed Imran Ali, Dahdaleh Institute Fellow and SWOT Lead, will […]

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Seminar on Scaling Qualitative Data Collection: Improving the understanding of affected people in humanitarian health crises through natural language processing.

Dahdaleh Institute member Tino Kreutzer will be presenting a seminar on Scaling Qualitative Data Collection. More specifically, he will be discussing his research which aim to ask the question: How can humanitarian organizations better understand affected people in humanitarian health crises? Today, practitioners have to make a choice when interviewing people affected by conflict or disaster: […]

Seminar - Exploring planetary health: issues, actors, institutions

This special event is part of a closing lecture for the graduate course PHIL 6505: Major Problems of Political Philosophy, led by Dahdaleh Institute faculty member Idil Boran. The event will be exploring Planetary Health and showcase team projects led by graduate students and will also include a keynote lecture by Dahdaleh Institute Director Dr. James Orbinski.  […]

Dahdaleh Institute Presents: PhD Symposium

The Dahdaleh Institute will be hosting a PhD Symposium, showcasing the current work of PhD students associated with the Institute. The program will capture the research journey of each student and encapsulate the progress made so far. For this years symposium, we will be hosting three Phd Students, check out their bio and research focus […]

Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling: Distinguished Lecture Series on Modeling and Control of Infectious Diseases

The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling will be hosting a special lecture conducted by  Dr. Pej Rohani on Harnessing Dynamical footprints to detect disease emergence. This lecture is a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series which focuses on Modeling and Control of Infectious Diseases. Abstract  Developing methods for anticipating the emergence or re-emergence of infectious diseases […]

Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization: Reimagining Approaches in Higher Education in an Era of Global Uncertainties

York University is hosting the Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference, co-organized by York International, the UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education Towards Sustainability and international partners, from 20-22 January 2021 The Conference will bring together scholars, international mobility professionals and practitioners, policy makers, sustainability experts and other stakeholders to discuss the evolving status of international […]

Seminar Series - Decolonizing Global Health Research II: Dr. Shahram Khosravi

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research will be hosting Dr. Shahram Khosravi as part of our 2-year Seminar Series on “Decolonizing Global Health Research”. This is an Institute-wide commitment towards decolonising global health and addressing racial inequality in and through the research that is conducted. What does decolonisation mean? Can scientific public health and […]

Building Momentum for Transformative Disaster Risk Governance Symposium

“Transformative Disaster Risk Governance (DRG) and Emergency Management” is a University-Wide initiative aiming to position York in an international leadership role by pursuing several goals in research, scholarship and academic and professional development activities. The first symposium will be focused on exploring the subject with a group of researchers, students and partner organizations featuring an […]

Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health

Challenging the divide between academic and applied research, the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research invites the York University community to join the discussion on critical social science perspectives in global health research at the second annual “York Faculty and Researcher Workshop on Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health” – a two-day workshop that will be […]

Global Health Seminar: Elevating the Social Science Gaze on tuberculosis with Dr. Amrita Daftary

Commemorating World Tuberculosis Day, Dahdaleh Institute Faculty Member Dr. Amrita Daftary will be giving a seminar presentation on "Elevating the social science gaze on tuberculosis". Dr. Daftary is Assistant Professor in Global Health at York University, and Associate at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has been […]

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 […]