The Division of Community Engagement

Global Health Rounds

Global Health Rounds on Mon. Oct. 21, noon - 12:50 pm has been cancelled to encourage students and staff to attend the Gairdner Symposium:  Minds That Matter, Oct. 21. 2-4 pm, MSB 227, Medical Sciences Building.  Next Rounds will be on Mon. Nov. 4, 2019, noon - 12:50 pm in ECHA 2-420.  Details to come.

Global Health Rounds are held approximately every two weeks on Mondays starting September 23, 2019 through to April 27, 2020 from noon to 12:55 pm in ECHA 2-420.   Check our Calendar of Events to confirm dates. Everyone is welcome to attend the live presentations!  

The overall theme of Rounds is health of the underprivileged regardless of location and addressing disparities. Subject matter ranges from health determinants of specific populations (e.g. children, mothers, marginalized communities) to the burden of disease (e.g. malaria, HIV). The audience is encouraged to propose topics for future Rounds.

Faculty members, students and residents undertaking global health research or programs, or research in related topics, will often make presentations. Presenters have covered subjects as diverse as the impact of environmental change on sustainable health and the challenge of poverty in reaching the Millennium Development goals. Students of health sciences faculties undertaking global health electives or field work are also encouraged to present their work.

Please contact for further information and if you are willing to present at Rounds.   More information about Rounds is also available if you subscribe to our Global Health Monthly.

Note:  Students who attend Global Health Roundscan claim their attendance for credit toward the 12 Hour Global Health Elective.

Dr. Vincent Okuuny presented at Rounds on October 7, 2019 on the cultural and religious context of abortion in Uganda and the resultant complications from unsafe abortions.  Click on the image to start the PowerPoint.