Category: Blog Posts

Western Canada Immunization Forum 2013

Project Duration: October 31, 2013 to July 31, 2014 The Western Canada Immunization Forum brings together public health immunization service providers, provincial medical health officers, primary care physicians and other end users to  inform front line professionals about the scientific basis of current and emerging issues in immunization, program monitoring, information systems, program evaluation and …

ASPIRE

Project Duration: November 1, 2013 to March 31, 2016 The ASPIRE (Advances in Screening and Prevention in Reproductive Cancer) program is a community-driven initiative in Uganda, designed to evaluate the acceptability and needs of a self-collection cervical cancer screening program for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The study will screen 300 women in an impoverished community. …

Global Health Research Collaboration on Engagement and Program Development

Project Duration: February 15, 2014 to August 15, 2014 International research collaborations offer myriad benefits, which include enhancing the research process, advancing higher quality science, strengthening research institutions, and promoting cross-cultural understanding. The strong commitment of UBC, the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), Aga Khan University (AKU) and BCCDC to put internationalization at the …