ANJUM SULTANA, staff reporter
In case you missed them, here are some great sources of global health information to wrap your mind around during the winter break. A great mix of courses, videos and events!
- Want to learn more about Ebola? The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has a free online course about everything you need to know about the current Ebola epidemic. The course starts on January 19, 2015
- Speaking of Ebola, Medicins Sans Frontieres hosted an event at the end of October about MSF’s experience dealing with Ebola on the ground. They’ve archived the webcast so you can check it out.
- We love webcasts! If you missed the Global Health Summit that was hosted by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health in early November, be sure to check out recorded sessions from all three days on Youtube.
- Interested in helping out and volunteering during the holiday season but don’t know where to start? Check out the City of Toronto’s list of agencies requesting volunteers this time of the year.
- University of Toronto is hosting a Health Services and Policy Case Competition
- Are you interested in learning more about how global health issues are managed on an international level in an interactive manner? The Ontario Model World Health Organization conference will explore climate change and population health, focusing on topics such as the emergence of climate refugees, the expansion and management of vector-borne disease, and deteriorating food security. Deadline for registration is January 2, 2015.
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