Global Health Program

The Global Health Program (GHP) aims to foster and support Global Health activities within the Faculty of Medicine. The GHP establishes strategic and sustainable initiatives by facilitating domestic and international placements for uOttawa students and faculty members, through interdisciplinary research, education, healthcare and capacity building opportunities, so that these may be carried out in a safe and ethical manner.

The GHP works closely with the UGME Global Health Interest Group of the Aesculapian Society, including supporting the annual student-led Global Health Conference.

In keeping with the Faculty Social Accountability mandate, the Global Health Concentration is offered to UGME students culminating in a Global Health Concentration certificate. Global Health Concentration .

For more information, contact the program coordinator ( or the IGHO at

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