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Global Health can be regarded as population health on a trans-national scale. It focuses on the determinants and distribution of health and disease in human populations that affect more than one country. Both inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches are used with the ultimate goal of achieving equity in health across international boundaries. Much of the research focus in global health has recently been targeted at achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals by the year 2015 with the ultimate goal of reducing and eliminating poverty (

The Global Health Axis of the RRSPQ was established in 2005 with the aim of promoting competitive Quebec-led research in the domain, to maximize existing and emerging research potential, and to provide opportunities for networking.
It aims to promote competitive Quebec-led research in the domain of global health, to maximize existing and emerging research potential, and to provide opportunities for networking.

Objectives of the Axis

  1. Increase and strengthen the profile of Global Health in the Quebec research community.

  2. Facilitate knowledge exchange and networking among Quebec Global Health researchers.

  3. Increase access to knowledge and promote knowledge diffusion.

  4. Stimulate Global Health research activities and scientific production among Québec students and young researchers working in Québec.

    Team members


    Dr. Theresa W Gyorkos, PhD
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University
    V-Building – Room 2.18
    Royal Victoria Hospital Campus
    687 Pine Ave West
    Montreal (Quebec), H3A 1A1
    Phone: 514-934-1934 x 44721
    Fax: 514-934-8293


    Dr. Madhukar Pai
    Director, McGill Global Health Programs
    Associate Director, McGill International TB Centre
    Associate Professor, McGill University
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health
    Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Avenue W.
    Montreal, H3A 1A2
    Tel: 514-398-5422
    Fax: 514-398-4503
    Mobile: 514-952-6604



    Tripti Pande
    Regroupement stratégique Santé Mondiale du RRSPQ
    Global Health Programs
    McIntyre Medical Building Rm 633
    3655 Promenade Sir William Osler
    Montreal, Québec H3G 1Y6


    A workshop on impact evaluation for public health professionals will be taught by Prof Jack Colford from the University of California, Berkeley, on 19th January 2015, at McGill University. The workshop is co-hosted by , McGill Global Health Programs, le regroupement stratégique santé mondiale and GHR-CAPS.



    Le Regroupement Stratégique Santé Mondiale du RRSPQ is pleased to announce its competition to support Québec graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in disseminating the results of their global health-related thesis research. The goal of the competition is to offer fellowships to graduate students to travel to their study site to present their results.

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