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Undergraduate students interested in doing research on global health issues presented their posters and ideas at the 'Discovering Global Health in Your Future" event on Jan. 26th, 2013.
The event was co-organized by Brock and McMaster universities, in alliance with the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research.
Over 165 people attended the forum, of which 113 students were undergraduate students.
The forum included:
• addresses from Luis Gabriel Cuervo, of the Pan American Health Organization, and Marilyn McHarg, president of the medical humanitarian organization Dignitas International.
• workshops on topics including careers in global health, how to select global health graduate programs, and the ethics of global health placements.
• dramatic arts interpretation and visual arts exhibitions.
• exhibitors such as graduate programs or NGOs dealing with global health.