The Impacts of War on Health and Human Rights: What Can Universities Do to Address These Adverse Outcomes?

Through this webinar, four esteemed speakers will discuss the impact of war on health and human rights. As well as ways in which universities can address adverse outcomes including, morbidity and mortality, attacks on healthcare and infrastructure, physical and sexual violence against women, and environmental contamination.  

Host Organization - Consortium of Universities for Global Health 

Event Type - Virtual 

Date - November 16th, 2022 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

Blue Shield of California: Addressing Social Drivers of Health Through Data Innovation and Collaboration

A conversation regarding the ways in which data sharing amongst healthcare and community organizations can improve overall community health outcomes and individual wellbeing. 

Host Organization - Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) 

Event Type - Virtual 

Date - November 16th, 2022 (2:00 pm ET) 

The 6th Global Public Health Conference (GLOBEHEAL 2023)

A hybrid conference aiming to unite diverse researchers and case studies globally. While also providing networking and publishing opportunities, empowering public health professionals to “collaborate, innovate, and shape the future of global public health”. 

Host Organization - Global Public Health  

Event Type - Virtual & In-person (Colombo, Sri Lanka) 

Date(s) - February 23rd - 24th, 2023

Breaking the silence and circle of violence among the Indigenous Sami

Dr. Astrid Eriksen is an Associate Professor and Indigenous Scholar from UiT the Artic University of Norway and OsloMet University. She will deliever this presentation regarding interpersonal violence among Sami, and the rise in
political attentiveness to violence against Sami women in Norway.

Host Organization - Western International (Western International Week 2022) 

Event Type - In-person → Chu International Centre – International and Graduate Affairs Building

Date - November 21st, 2022 (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST)

Hospital at Home for Children

Line Aasen, is a final year PhD candidate in Nursing from OsloMet University. She will present on “Hospital-at-Home for Children”, an example of blend of home care and hospital care for children with complex intensive care needs. 

Host Organization - Western International (Western International Week 2022) 

Event Type - In-person → HSB Room 40

Date - November 22nd, 2022 (10:30 am - 11:20 am EST)

2022 Canadian Conference on Global Health

This year’s conference will include presentations, workshops, and discussions by esteemed healthcare professionals and researchers regarding “Inclusive Global Health.” ​Topics will look through the lens of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice, Local and International Inequities, Indigenous Health, Local Implementation as Key to Inclusivity, Global Health in Times of Crisis. Registration is required - 

Host Organization - Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) 

Event Type - Virtual & In-person (Toronto, Ontario)

Date - November 21st - 23rd, 2022

Blog Competition 2022 - Winners Announcement 

Following the theme of Power & Global Health Day this year, (we) the Global Health Equity Hub @ Western are seeking submissions connected to the theme of Racial Justice & Global Health. For more information regarding submission guidelines and deadlines, please visit: 

Host Organization - Global Health Equity Hub 

Event Type - In-person: The Great Hall during Power & Global Health Day

Date - November 24th, 2022 (5:00-5:15 pm EST)

Power & Global Health Day 

Engage in the conversation regarding Racial Justice and Global Health to learn more about local and global vaccine (in)equities, how to connect individual action to global realities, connect with other students, faculty and community members, and build solidarity and the power to (re)imagine the world. 

A) Pandemic as Prism and Portal: a keynote and Q&A led by Maaza Seyoum, Global South Convenor for the People's Vaccine Alliance, regarding vaccine inequities.

B) Racial Justice: More than the absence of discrimination & inequalities: a roundtable discussion with four racial justice advocates from the Western faculty and graduate community. 

Host Organization - Western International 

Event Type - Virtual & In-person 

Date - November 24th, 2022 (4:00-6:00 pm EST) 

Standing Up for Black Maternal Health 

Through the lens of “AFTERSHOCK”, a documentary regarding the maternal health crisis in the United States, this virtual presentation will discuss Black women led initiatives regarding the movement for birth justice, the history of gender and racial discrimination within the U.S. health care system, and ongoing efforts to address Black maternal mortality. 

Host Organization - Health Equity Initiative 

Event Type - Virtual 

Date - November 29th, 2022 (4:00pm - 5:30pm EST)

A Texas View: 2nd Annual Healthscape Symposium

A virtual symposium led by various public health experts and researchers, regarding programs, research and policies addressing social determinants of health, population health, food and health, etc. 

Host Organization - Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) 

Event Type - Virtual 

Date(s) - November 29th - December 1st, 2022