Global Health Learning Network

Global Health Learning Network

Seminar Series


The School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Bruyère Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity, and the International and Global Health Office (IGHO) are collaborating to host a monthly global health seminar.

The Global Health Learning Network is a platform for knowledge growth and exchange with the goal to build a community of practice in global health that reaches across researchers, practitioners, and learners from all global health domains to include members of the public with an interest in global health.


The learning objectives of the Global Health Learning Network are:

  • To enhance knowledge and understanding of key global health issues
  • To engage in discussions on key global health topics
  • To network with experts and peers working and studying in the field of global health


Timing and Schedule

Sessions are normally held the third Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00pm.

Schedule for the 2022-2023 academic year:

Date Presenter(s) Topic, registration, video
September 15, 2022 Vidya Krishnan Perils of Introspection- decision making and health care
October 20, 2022 Alfredo Walker COVID and the postmortem considerations of performing autopsies on COVID-19 +ve decedents
November 17, 2022 Alison Krentel Grand Challenges Canada Madagascar and Ghana
December 8, 2022 Mzikazi Nduna Mental Health
January 19, 2023 TBD  
February 16, 2023 TBD  
March 16, 2023 TBD  
April 20, 2023 TBD  
May 18, 2023 TBD  

NOTE: Sessions will be held virtually (Zoom).

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