SMSS Committee on Global Health

The SMSS Committee on Global Health is the student-led council that aims to promote global health initiatives. This year, in honour of Earth Month in April, medical students are encouraged to make pledges that promote sustainable and environmentally beneficial practices on a daily basis to reduce our collective carbon footprint. For example, pledging to bike…

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Our 5th Annual Global Health Conference, Sustain the Gains: Sustainability and Global Health, is coming October 1st, 2016! The Global Health Conference is dedicated to raising awareness about pressing global health issues. This will be a forum to discuss and analyze practices and policies that move us towards sustainability and health equity. This one-day conference…

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Salutations,   Anyone who would like to submit claims for money or would like more money in their budget for next year, please do so ASAP.   Budget Amendments Due May 12th: http://www.saskmedstudents.com/budget-amendments/   General and Student Group Expense Claims Due May 13th: http://www.saskmedstudents.com/funding/   Travel Grants: Events taking place between June 1 and Oct…

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Just a reminder to RSVP! Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors without Boarders Lunch Time talk. April 8th 12:30 in E1130. Health Everywhere is pleased to host Dr. Bruce Reeder, Professor Emeritus in Community Health and Epidemiology with the College of Medicine, for a lunch time talk on opportunities with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or…

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Health Everywhere is pleased to host Dr. Bruce Reeder, Professor Emeritus in Community Health and Epidemiology with the College of Medicine, for a lunch time talk on opportunities with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Boarders. He has lots of experience with the organization, doing five missions, as well as continuing work from here…

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Health Everywhere – your Global Health student group – is proud to announce EARTH MONTH with a challenge: for the month of April, we challenge YOU to reduce your eco-footprint! I know you’re asking: “how can I make a difference?” .. but Health Everywhere has an answer for you: the REUSABLE CUP CHALLENGE. If you…

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Hello Everyone, Just a reminder about the Refugee CME Conference happening this Friday at TCU. Hope to see you there! Register here: https://ccdeconference.usask.ca/index.aspx?cid=202  

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**Important Information for anyone doing PREP!! Hello everyone, We have a new opportunity for students to get involved with this summer: a Global Health Focused PREP experience! In short, this experience would be a one month externship (just like PREP) in the month of July, 2016 in La Ronge, Saskatchewan for two second year medical…

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“Navigating the Unique Medical Needs of Refugees” Friday, MARCH 11, 2016 – TCU Place, SASKATOON, SK 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Announcing our newest CME learning opportunity for family physicians, specialist physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, mental health professionals, medical residents/students, and other allied health professionals. Enhance your capacity to treat the unique medical needs of refugees…

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The College of Medicine’s Division of Social Accountability is currently preparing its 2016-18 Strategic Plan and is consulting with a number of stakeholders to develop relevant and actionable goals and objectives. We will be holding a 1.5 hour consultation session on Thursday February 4th 2016 from 5pm – 6:30pm (room announced at a later date)…

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