Please join our journal club next Friday for a discussion on the impact of China's market reforms on the health of its citizens - where a public opinion survey on health reveals some unexpected results.  The discussion will be based the article “The Impact of China's Market Reforms on the Health of Chinese Citizens: Examining Two Puzzles” by Whyte and Sun which can be found by clicking on the link below. The discussion will be facilitated by Yoel Kornreich, a political science doctoral at the University of British Columbia, and will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 on 25th of March 2011 in Room 436 Library Processing Centre, 2206 E. Mall, UBC Campus.

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Please join our journal club next Friday for a discussion of economic thinking in global health, and how it generates "geographies" of health, illness and inequity. The discussion will be based on a book chapter by Matthew Sparke of the University of Washington. The discussion will be facilitated by Ben Brisbois, a doctoral candidate in the School of Population and Public Health, and will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 on 11th of March 2011 in Room 436 Library Processing Centre, 2206 E. Mall, UBC Campus. The chapter can be found by clicking on the link below.
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Please join our journal club this Friday for a discussion on The President's Global Health Initiative.  The discussion will be based on the JAMA article "The President’s Global Health Initiative,"  facilitated by Ellison Richmond, an MPH student in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC.  We will be meeting from 12:30 to 1:30 on the 25th of Feb 2011 in Room 436 Library Processing Centre, 2206 E. Mall, UBC Campus. The article can be found by clicking on the link below. The US Global Health Initiative is also recommended reading in advance of the discussion.
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Please join our journal club this Friday for a discussion on global health care workforce issues, their importance in health systems, and the crisis we are facing.  The discussion will be based on the Lancet article "Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis,"  facilitated by Alexandre Liautaud, an MSc student in the Global Health Research Program, School of Population and Public Health  at UBC.  We will be meeting from 12:30 to 1:30 on the 11th of Feb 2011 in Room 436 Library Processing Centre, 2206 E. Mall, UBC Campus. The article can be found by clicking on the link bellow.
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Please join us in the discussion based on the article "Contested AIDS Stigmatization in Southwest China" by Liu (2009). For the article click on the link below. We will be meeting at 12:30 to 1:30 on the 28th of January 2011 in Room 436 Library Processing Centre, 2206 E. Mall, UBC Campus.
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Thank you to those of you who joined us is our recent Journal Club on the 14th of January where Doctoral Candidate Ben Warren from the School of Population and Public Health discussed access to medicines in developing countries and the role of media coverage of Canada's Access to Medicine Regime. We dove into issues  around intellectual property rights, foreign trade agreements, patent pooling and many other upstream factors that influence access. To view the article please click below and feel free to add any comments or your thoughts on this topic.
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