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Welcome to the Global Health Department’s Blast – a way of keeping BU students, interested in Global Health, informed about events, opportunities, and other items of interest. Headings are clickable.

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2016 – 2017 Concentrator’s Guide

South Sudan at another crossroads – Humanitarian Policy Group Livestream

By Juliana Restivo
January 19th, 2017 in Webinar.

South Sudan at another crossroads Humanitarian Policy Group   26 January 2017 15:00 - 16:30 (GMT), Overseas Development Institute London offices and streamed live online   Only a few years ago, there was reason to feel cautiously optimistic about the fate of the world's newest state, South Sudan. The picture looks very different now. Despite the signing... More

Student Satellite Session – Consortium of Universities for Global Health

By Juliana Restivo
January 19th, 2017 in Outside BU Events.

This year at CUGH 2017, we will again be holding a Student Satellite Session the day before the conference begins (Thursday, April 6). I would like to share with you the EventBrite registration not only for yourselves, but for dispersion among global health interest groups on your campuses. We look forward to your participation in... More

Research Project Manager – Boston ARCH study Community Health Sciences

By Juliana Restivo
January 19th, 2017 in Jobs.

Research Project Manager Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health The Research Project Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Boston ARCH Study, an ongoing longitudinal cohort of individuals with HIV and a substance use disorder. This study is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol... More

Research Assistant – The Research Program on Children and Global Adversity (RPCGA) at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

By Juliana Restivo
January 19th, 2017 in Jobs.

The Research Program on Children and Global Adversity (RPCGA) at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health is currently looking for a Research Assistant Led by Dr. Theresa Betancourt, the RPCGA focuses on understanding trajectories of risk and resilience in children facing multiple forms of adversity, including poverty, conflict, and... More

Public Affairs Strategy & Public Policy Fellows (contingent) – Novo Nordisk

By Juliana Restivo
January 19th, 2017 in Jobs.

Location: Washington, DC, US Company: Novo Nordisk Requisition ID 43614BR Title Public Affairs Strategy & Public Policy Fellows (contingent) Job Category Student & Internship Job Description Public Affairs Strategy & Public Policy Fellows Over the course of the fellowship, participants will have an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience within the Novo Nordisk Public Affairs Strategy &... More

“Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic: The Liberian Experience” – Mosoka Fallah, PhD, MPH

By Juliana Restivo
January 19th, 2017 in BU Events.

SPECIAL SEMINAR “Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic: The Liberian Experience” Mosoka Fallah, PhD, MPH Director, Liberian Public Health Institute Principal Investigator, Ebola Survivor Case Cohort, The Liberian-U.S. Joint Clinical Research Partnership/National Institutes of Health TUESDAY JANUARY 24TH, 1PM EVANS SEMINAR ROOM (112A) BU School of Medicine

Boston Global Health Dinner Discussion: Coming & Going with Ease: Appropriate preparation & debriefing for global health experiences

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in BU Events, GH Events.

Please join us for the next Boston Global Health Dinner Discussion on Wed, January 18th, 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the BU School of Medicine. The discussion topic is “Coming & Going with Ease: appropriate preparation & debriefing for global health experiences” and will be led by Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet. More

Zambia Field Practicum in Public Health – GH775 offered in Summer 2017

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Practicums/Internships.

The Department of Global Health is delighted to announce that it will offer GH775 African Field Practicum in Public Health this Summer, from May 26-July 2, in Zambia. This course was offered previously as the Field Practicum in Tanzania (2016) and for nine years prior in Kenya (2007-2015). The course meets... More

Fellowship Opportunity: Global Health Systems (GHS) Global Health 2017-2018 Fellows Program

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Fellowships.

If you are a graduate (spring/summer 2017) who is passionate about improving global health through communications and advocacy, the Global Health Strategies (GHS) one-year Fellows Program offers a unique opportunity for professional growth and learning. Applications open from December 5 - March 24 Contact: Kathleen Sherwin, Global Talent Advisor, ksherwin@globalhealthstrategies.com Our Fellows are... More

2016-2017 Essential Medicines Emerging Leader Applications Open with the World Heart Federation

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Conferences/Seminars, Practicums/Internships.

WHF has opened the application window for the 2016-2017 cohort of Emerging Leaders. The focus of the 4th cohort will be essential medicines, with our think tank seminar in Cape Town, South Africa from June 18-23rd, 2017. Applications will be accepted through January 31st , and announcement of the 2016-2017 cohort will... More

Universidad de La Sabana Scholarship: Community Health & Family Medicine in Colombia, Summer 2017

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Funding, Practicums/Internships.

The Red Tree Study is offering one fully-funded $3,900 scholarship opportunity on the 'Community Health and Family Medicine in Colombia' course run by the Faculty of Medicine at Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia. The program will combine practical clinical training, community visits, and classroom teaching. It will provide students with a unique opportunity to explore... More

Academic Global Child Health Fellowship – 2018 with SickKids Hospital in Toronto

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Fellowships.

Academic Global Child Health Fellowship-2018 The Centre for Global Child Health (C-GCH) at The Hospital for Sick Children is recruiting fellows for the Academic Global Child Health Fellowship training program for the start date of July 2018. The Global Child Health Fellowship program is the first in Canada to concentrate on preparing... More

Global Health & Innovation Conference – Yale University

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Conferences/Seminars.

14th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC) at Yale on April 22-23, 2017. GHIC is a must-attend event that convenes more than 2,000 professionals and students who are interested in all aspects of health, development, and social entrepreneurship. The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest and leading... More

Review of quality of veterinary medicines: WWARN-IDDO Medicine Quality Scientific Group / Lao-Oxford—Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Practicums/Internships.

Agency: WWARN-IDDO Medicine Quality Scientific Group / Lao-Oxford—Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit Address/Contact Info/Website: Mahosot Hospital Vientiane Lao PDR Tel: (856-21) 242158 Agency Description/Mission Statement: We are a clinical infectious disease research unit based in a teaching hospital in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. The WWARN-IDDO Medicine Quality Scientific Group is based within the unit and is staffed... More

Vaccine Review Practicum Opportunity: WWARN-IDDO Medicine Quality Scientific Group / Lao-Oxford—Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit

By Juliana Restivo
January 12th, 2017 in Practicums/Internships.

Agency: WWARN-IDDO Medicine Quality Scientific Group / Lao-Oxford—Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit Address/Contact Info/Website: Mahosot Hospital Vientiane Lao PDR Tel: (856-21) 242158 Agency Description/Mission Statement: We are a clinical infectious disease research unit based in a teaching hospital in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. The WWARN-IDDO Medicine Quality Scientific Group is based within the unit and is staffed... More