Welcome to MacGlObAS

Collaboration between the McMaster University Global Health Office and Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anesthesia, and Surgery

Global Surgery is "an area of study, research, practice, and advocacy, that seeks to improve health outcomes and achieve health equity for all people who need surgical and anesthesia care, with a special emphasis on underserved populations and populations in crisis. It uses collaborative, cross-sectoral, and transnational approaches and is a synthesis of population-based strategies with individual surgical and anesthesia care"

- Dare, et al., 2014, The Lancet, 384(9961), 2245-2247.



Opportunities & Events

CSIH Canadian Conference on Global Health "Governance for Global Health: Power, Politics, and Justice"

Delta Hotel, Ottawa, Canada

Thursday, October 17, 2019 to Saturday, October 19, 2019

The 25th Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH) will examine the theme of governance for global health, acknowledging the importance of accountability and the influence of power and politics on health. Societies thrive when investments and public policies seek to improve health, and it's determinants.

  • Pre-Congress announced! A Latin American and Caribbean Perspective on October 16. More here
  • Read the full theme document here
  • Register today!

Join us for CCGH 2019!

The 2019 Canadian Conference for Global Health warmly welcomes researchers, policy makers, practitioners, students and stakeholders from all sectors for meaningful, evidence-based, and informed knowledge exchange to move forward collectively.

Members of the global health community will learn from each other through lessons, policies, and practices that reflect how the health of populations have been influenced by good governance and/or strengthened accountability, and how such findings impact all people and seek to leave no one behind.

Questions? ccgh@csih.org