We are pleased to provide our members with a variety of up-to-date as well as archived resources related to global health in the physiotherapy arena. If you are currently not a member of the GHD, please click here to read more information about our member benefits and learn how to become a member. Watch for the French version of our website to be rolled out in 2016.
Congratulations to GHD Member, Elizabeth Harvey, the 2016 GHD Clinician Bursary winner! Elizabeth will be traveling to Nicaragua in November. Stay tuned for her reflections on her global health experience later this year!
Attention all PTA Students!!
The Global Health Division is currently seeking PTA students who are interested in applying for the student rep position. Click here for more information on the GHD executive committee and on the PTA position!! This position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found.
CHECK THIS OUT
Click here to watch "What Does Global Health Mean to You?" video put together by the GHD Communications team!
Current Global Health Work/Volunteer Opportunities
May Global Health Blog Post:
Stories of Sustainibility in Rural India
Rachelle MacDonald, PT Student
"My name is Rachelle, and I’m a second year Physiotherapy student at the University of British Columbia. I was one of four students selected to go to Koppal, Karnataka, India, for a five week international clinical placement with Samuha Samarthya (http://samuha.ca). I was very excited to be able to combine my love for travel and my desire to help others. I worked in the outpatient Early Intervention Centers (EIC) in Koppal, and another town called Deodurg with kids aged 0-6 (and sometimes age 15, or 60 - because it’s India and we learned to expect the unexpected!)..."
Click here to read the full blog post!
Congradulations to the WINNERS of the 2015 Free Membership Draw:
* Clinician winner: Kerra Quinn
* Student winner: Corey Kim
If you are a graduating student GHD member interested in global health, you could win a FREE MEMBERSHIP to the GHD. Provide us with a posting for our website by December 31st and you will be entered into a draw. For more information, click here.
Starting in 2015, GHD members who are clinicians who contribute content to our website will be entered to win a FREE MEMBERSHIP to the GHD for the following membership year. Provide us with a posting for our website by December 31st and you will be entered into a draw.
Call for Papers: Physiotherapy Canada Special Series
Education in Physiotherapy (now through 2016)
2015 Year In Review
In 2015, the GHD has continued to invite submissions from members and those outside of the Division, including researchers, decision-makers, and other health care professionals, in Canada and from around the world. The intent has been to share articles, blogs, video and interviews that interesting, relevant and meaningful in the area of global health. The following is a year of these messages. We hope that you will take a moment to peruse.
Click here to view.