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Dr. Gerald McKinley: Research with Indigenous Communities

September 05, 2022

Dr. Gerald McKinley is an Assistant Professor and Anthropologist in the Department of Pathology and... (Read the full article)

I Like My Hospital Like I Like My Government: A Call for Secular-Only Healthcare in Canada

August 30, 2022

Research on how Catholic-based healthcare impacts the health of women is largely American. However,... (Read the full article)

“I am because we are” – Exploring “Ubuntu” in Global Health Systems

August 22, 2022

A born and bred Canadian girl, raised in suburban London, Ontario, I spent the majority of my childhood... (Read the full article)

Healthcare Equity in Ecuador: Operation Walk

August 16, 2022

Many people take for granted the ability to walk. It is not something that everyone thinks about, even... (Read the full article)

The Value of Value-Based Healthcare: OHIP+ and Sexual and Reproductive Health

August 09, 2022

Since the inception of universal healthcare in Canada, financial barriers to accessing care have diminished... (Read the full article)

Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Impacts and Implications on Society. How Can We Help Those Affected?

August 01, 2022

On March 11, 2011 the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami took the lives of tens of thousands of people and... (Read the full article)

Egypt: A Beacon of Hope on World Hepatitis Day

July 25, 2022

In the United States, hepatitis C was once projected to become a rare disease by 2036, and while this may... (Read the full article)

Indigenous Health Inequity: Understand our Journey, to Understand our Health

July 12, 2022

In Manitoba, the life expectancy for an Indigenous man is predicted to be 70.3 years, almost 10 years less... (Read the full article)

The myth called masculinity: Can men also be victims of domestic abuse?

June 29, 2022

In the past few weeks, the world has watched in awe as Amber Heard and Johnny Depp share intimate details... (Read the full article)

The Power of Family in Indigenous Communities

June 21, 2022

I am currently completing the 12-month Master of Public Health program at Western University. As a... (Read the full article)

Fighting Ageism and Ageist mindset: Taking a public health approach

June 13, 2022

Ageing is an interaction of multiple factors that promote health and wellness, the lack of which would... (Read the full article)

A Defining Moment: Gender-based Violence and HIV Prevention in Uganda

June 06, 2022

I am currently finishing my 1-year MMASc. in Global Health Systems at Western. As part of this experience,... (Read the full article)

Focus on Obstetric fistula: A consequence of child early and forced marriage

May 27, 2022

According to Medical Encyclopedia, a fistula is “an abnormal connection between two body parts, such... (Read the full article)

Global Health Disparities: What Can We Learn from the Genocide Against the Tutsi People?

May 19, 2022

Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye is an Assistant Professor at The Western University of Ontario in London,... (Read the full article)

The Nigerian Association Mental Health Project: A New Approach to Community Mental Health

April 29, 2022

On January 25, 2021, a young 26-year-old aspiring Nigerian musician overdosed and died in London, Ontario.... (Read the full article)

Disproportionate Effects of Climate Change: one view from Rural Cambodia

November 22, 2021

“All we do is worry. We never know if there will be enough: enough food, enough water, enough rice,... (Read the full article)

Tracking impacts of Poverty and Climate Change on the farmer’s body

November 19, 2021

I use the case of India and its farmers to understand the connection between climate change and poverty. (Read the full article)

Ecological Grief: Mourning a Distant Cultural Home

November 18, 2021

Waking up after a 20-hour journey to Delhi, India, I blew my nose and found my tissue covered with flecks... (Read the full article)

Struggles for More Equitable and Sustainable Food

November 08, 2021

Agroecology is an ecological and holistic view of farming, primarily based on traditional and local... (Read the full article)

Drones as a Tool for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

November 02, 2021

"I was excited to see that drones are already being deployed for various climate-related purposes... (Read the full article)

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