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Global Health & Humanitarianism


The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research works to improve clinical public health effectiveness of humanitarian response through scientific research, technological innovation, and critical perspectives which speak to the realities of contemporary humanitarian policy and practice.

We work in two directions:
1. Improve the public health effectiveness of humanitarian response through scientific research and technological innovation
2. Understand the root causes of humanitarian emergencies and the role of the humanitarian sector in addressing them


Work with us

The Dahdaleh Institute aims to have real, significant impact in humanitarian practice, a goal which compels us to partner with those in the field and start from the questions they ask.

How we work

Organizations or individuals working in the humanitarian field identify an operational challenge that is beyond their current capacity to address. Drawing on in-house expertise and bringing on additional partners, we collaboratively build innovative and practical solutions, and see the projects through to implementation.

For examples of problem-solving projects carried out in partnership with operational organizations, see Chemical Water Quality & Malnourished Child Health, Health Emergency Data Science, and Safe Water Optimization Tool.

Reach Out

If you work in the humanitarian sector and are facing an operational challenge, we want to hear from you. Contact Global Health & Humanitarianism Research Fellow Syed Imran Ali at [siali]@yorku.ca to introduce yourself and to provide a brief description of your challenge.


Projects


Chemical Water Quality & Malnourished Child Health

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CommunityFirst COVID-19 Roadmap

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Digital Response in Disaster & Emergency Management

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Digital technologies and local food security: Smallholder farmers in Odisha, India, in the context of COVID-19

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Health Emergency Data Science

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Improving Humanitarian Needs Assessments through Natural Language Processing

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Safe Water Optimization Tool

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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The Rainmaker Enterprise

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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People


James Orbinski

James Orbinski, OC, MSC, BSC, MD, MA, MCFP

Director

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Carol Devine

Carol Devine, MSc

Community Scholar, Health, Environment & Climate Change

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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James Thuch Madhier

Community Scholar, The Rainmaker Enterprise

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Jennie Philips

Jennie Phillips, PhD

Research Fellow, Digital Ethics & Global Health

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting

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Linn Biorklund Belliveau, MA

Community Scholar, Health, Migration, and Climate Change

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Maissaa Almustafa

Maissaa Almustafa, PhD

Research Fellow, Global Health & Wellness of Refugees & Migrants

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Matthew Arnold, MSc

Technical Advisor, Safe Water Optimization Tool

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Rhonda Ferguson, PhD

Global Migration, Food Security, and Health

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Steven J. Hoffman, BHS, MA, JD, PhD

Dahdaleh Distinguished Chair in Global Governance & Legal Epidemiology

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Syed Imran Ali

Syed Imran Ali, PhD

Research Fellow, Global Health and Humanitarianism

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Tino Kreutzer, PhD(c)

PhD Candidate, School of Health Policy and Management

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Ignacio Rebollo

Ignacio G. Rebollo, MDes(c)

UX Research & Design

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting

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Mohamed Moselhy

Mohamed Moselhy

Junior Software Developer, Safe Water Optimization Tool

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Ngqabutho Zondo, BDes

Graphic Design, Development

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting

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Raphael Aguiar

Raphael Aguiar, MSc

Graduate Assistant

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Rebecca Babcock

Rebecca Babcock, MBHL

Research Assistant, Global Health and Humanitarianism

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Global Health Foresighting | Planetary Health

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Saad Ali

Saad Ali, BASc, MEng

Data Science Specialist, Safe Water Optimization Tool

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Nayeem Munier

Nayeem Munier, MDM

Administrative and Projects Assistant

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Library


A Health-Based Case against Canadian Arms Transfers to Saudi Arabia

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Addressing structural racism and violence within global health

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Beyond contact tracing: The opportunities and challenges of digital responses to COVID-19

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Calibrating to scale: a framework for humanitarian health organizations to anticipate, prevent, prepare for and manage climate-related health risks

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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COVID-19 and tuberculosis in South Africa: A dangerous combination

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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COVID-19: the rude awakening for the political elite in low- and middle-income countries

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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COVID-19: Three Key Centres of Information

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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COVID-19's impacts on migrant workers from Bangladesh: In search of policy intervention

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Defeating COVID-19 calls for global solidarity, not a vaccine power play

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Electrolyte and mineral water quality in intensive therapeutic feeding centres: informing standards development

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Enabling incremental adaptation in disadvantaged communities: polycentric governance with a focus on non-financial capital

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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From COVID-19 to the climate emergency: Lessons from this global crisis for the next one

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Global solidarity requires addressing the structural drivers of inequities

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2017, and forecasts to 2030, for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Improving equitable access: why an intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 products and technologies deserves global support

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Mapping 123 million neonatal, infant and child deaths between 2000 and 2017

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Missing men with tuberculosis: the need to address structural influences and implement targeted and multidimensional interventions

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Police encounters reveal a mental health system in distress

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Rethinking the Central Role of Equity in the Global Governance of Pandemic Response

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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Risk of myocardial infarction among people living with HIV: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2019: Policy brief on humanitarian impacts

Global Health & Humanitarianism | Planetary Health

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Think 7 USA 2020: Report of the Think 7 Summit

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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WHO Consolidated Guidelines on Tuberculosis, Module 4: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment

Global Health & Humanitarianism

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