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Bruce Mau: Design principles for critical problem-solving in global health

Climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic are the latest in a series of global crises that both illuminate and exacerbate inequity. We need new ways to approach global health in the 21st century, but how? On October 20, Bruce Mau will explore critical problem-solving as a way to address global health challenges, with a focus on […]


Byomkesh Talukder at World One Health Congress

Byomkesh Talukder, Planetary Health Research Fellow, and Keith W. Hipel of the University of Waterloo, will present at the 6th World One Health Congress. They will present a poster titled Climate Change and Infectious Diseases Modelling in Bangladesh using System Dynamics. Using climate variables, infectious disease data, and data on population growth, the relationship of infectious diseases […]

James Orbinski at the Geneva Health Forum

The Geneva Health Forum (GHF) is the forum of innovative practices in Global Health. Created in 2006 by the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, and taking place every two years, the Geneva Health Forum is one of the most important international conferences on Global Health. Nowadays, […]

The WHO, Canada and the Way Ahead with Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Edit

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research co-sponsors The WHO, Canada and the Way Ahead with The Empire Club of Canada, Ryerson University School of Occupational and Public Health, Canadian Bankers Association, and Waste Connections of Canada. The event features keynote speaker Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization. The WHO, Canada […]


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 […]


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 […]