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Global Health Initiatives

As a committee, we are working hard to provide NOSM students with exciting and educational opportunities related to global health. Our initiatives and work occurs not only locally in Sudbury and Thunder Bay, but also nationally with medical schools across the country. Our national work is coordinated through the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) and focuses largely on advocacy and curriculum change implementation.

Upcoming Events

  • National Day of Education (TBA)
  • Plastic Free Greater Sudbury (TBA)
  • International Women’s Day – Social Media Campaign in collaboration with CFMS (March 8, 2020)
  • Menstrual Product Drive (Mid-March 2020)
  • KAIROS Blanket Exercise (March 31, 2020)
  • Commuter Challenge (April 2020)
  • International Exchange Pre-Departure Training Part 2 (April 2020)
  • Global Health Certificate – for curriculum supplementation of Global Health knowledge. NOSM Faculty and Global Health committee are currently actively working together to implement the program as an official supported certificate.

Previous Global Health Initiatives

  • Lobby Day Session
  • World AIDS Day
  • Indigenous Health Advocacy: Panel Discussion
  • HIV Documentary Screening
  • Sexy Health Carnival
  • MSF: International Experience as a Surgeon
  • Vaccine Training
  • International Exchange Pre-Departure Training
  • Bending the Arc – Documentary Screening
  • International Women’s Day – Product Drive
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Workshop
  • Kairos Blanket Exercise
  • Humans and Advocacy National GHA campaign

To expand your knowledge base and learn more about Global Health, we have prepared a list of key online resources accessible by clicking HERE.