Zambian children report happiness levels on par with Canadian counterparts: UBC study

May 19, 2015
Some of the Zambian children who took part in UBC’s happiness study. Credit: Alexa Geddes Read More >

Drones and disasters

May 14, 2015
How unmanned aerial vehicles are helping assess the Nepalese earthquake zone Read More >

Online Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care approved

May 12, 2015
Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) is a 12 credit program Read More >

Midwifery Students Gear up for Placements in Nepal and Uganda

May 11, 2015
In its tenth year, UBC’s Citizens for Global Midwifery Program offers Midwifery students the opportunity to participate in a global practicum in a low-resource region of the world. Read More >

Global Health Curriculum Resource: An Online Resource for Flexible Learning in Global Health

April 30, 2015
The Clinical Global Health Network (CGHN) at UBC has recently been awarded a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) for their proposal to develop a flexible online curriculum resource for global health. Read More >

UBC Clinical Global Health Network

April 30, 2015
The Clinical Global Health Network seeks to coordinate the efforts of faculty members, students, and residents, to enhance capacity and strengthen global health undertakings by collaboration and networking. Read More >

UBC welcomes $2 million for research on antibiotic resistance

April 13, 2015
"Antibiotic resistance is a global health crisis that UBC scientists are working with partners across Canada and around the world to solve," said John Hepburn, UBC vice president Research and International. Read More >

Dr. Gina Ogilvie joins SPPH as Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer

April 9, 2015
Dr. Ogilvie has been influential in setting and directing health policy on reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, HPV screening, and the HPV vaccine, both in Canada and globally. Read More >

UBC research at base of Mt. Everest shows impacts of high altitudes on cardiovascular health

April 7, 2015
The Pyramid International Laboratory is where a UBC team led 25 international researchers on a six-week scientific expedition in 2012 Read More >

Dr. Erica Frank wins two prestigious global health awards

April 6, 2015
Dr. Frank received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award, and the 2015 Velji Emerging Leader in Global Health Innovation Award. Read More >