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A Two‑Way Street: Nursing Students from Dal and Tanzania's Muhimbili University Benefit from a Long‑Standing Partnership
“Building relationships is incredibly important,” says Nursing professor, Dr. Megan Aston. “It’s a two way street when it comes to learning and teaching.” This philosophy is the basis of a successful 30-year partnership between Dal and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that has impacted the lives and careers of Nursing students from both institutions.
Since 2015, Dal's PhD in Health program has educated leaders who have the vision and passion to implement fresh approaches and innovative ideas that will transform our healthcare system.
Alejandro Gutierrez Ocampo will cross the stage to receive his Master of Health Administration (MHA) this week, after discovering Halifax and the MHA program by chance while working as an MD on a cruise ship.
Looking back on his childhood growing up in the Bahamas, Mario Rolle points to two main things that shaped him as a person: growing up in poverty, and discovering that even from a young age, he was driven to make a difference.
In the fall of 1993, Maura Donovan was a student in the Bachelor of Social Work program at Dalhousie about to begin her second field placement. Witnessing the widespread challenges LGBTQ2+ youth experienced, Donovan decided to see if she could start a support program for her field placement.
Making things better for Misel: Health Care Team Challenge explores issues faced by Indigenous community
This year marked the fourth annual interprofessional Health Care Team Challenge held at Dal, but it's the first time the event has focused on a simulated case involving an Indigenous patient.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
When clients come to the Dalhousie Social Work Clinic, they are often in crisis. They may be without shelter, food or money. They might be dealing with untreated physical or mental health issues. It might be all of these things, and more. Whatever the issues, whether straightforward or complex, the Community Clinic is there to help.
Matt Numer's "Human Sexuality" class is popular with students, in part because of the conversations it sparks. Learn how Dr. Numer uses technology to help create a safe, comfortable space for everyone to participate.