Editorial Archive

Our Editorial Page is currently under construction! Currently we only house our Editorial Archive of 2015-2017 which will be updated soon to reflect our progress as of 2019.


March 28, 2017

Missed out on our Health and Human Rights Conference? Watch Anh Cao, a top graduate of the University of Toronto, speak on his own experiences with homelessness.

Anh, a foreign student from Vietnam, had a long and bumpy road to the top, but it was journey that many wi...

March 20, 2017

The demand for palliative care has been on the rise over the past decade. As one of the fastest growing fields in the healthcare sector, palliative care aims to provide the best quality of life for patients facing terminal illness and their families until the end of li...

March 16, 2017

OMWHO 2017 was great! Here's a video with all our best highlights! Thank you to everyone who came out!

March 14, 2017

As first-time co-chairs for Global Health Engage (GHE) – a subsidiary of the U of T International Health Program (UTIHP) – Derek and I were presented with a new yet exciting challenge to put our twist on global health and civic engagement. Even before becoming leaders...

November 17, 2016

In the macabre spirit of Halloween just days away, UTHIP’s Global Health Engage hosted their first event of the year: an interactive discussion about death featuring Dr. Alex Jadad, a professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

As at...

April 19, 2016

Day 2 of the Health and Human Rights conference was very humbling, eye-opening and interactive. Things kicked off with a special keynote from a refugee student: James T. Madhier. Born during a vicious civil war in Southern Sudan, he grew up without knowing the differen...

April 19, 2016

Justin Podur, a Toronto-based author and political analyst, started his talk at the Health and Human Rights Conference arguing that a nuanced political understanding is critical to gain perspective as a humanitarian aid worker. An understanding of the historical and po...

April 19, 2016

UTIHP’s Health and Human Rights Conference took place over two days, providing attendees with an enriching experience on medical humanitarian interventions in conflict zones. The first day of the conference welcomed Dr. Leslie Shanks as the keynote speaker.

Dr. Shanks b...

March 10, 2016

Each year the University of Toronto has the great honour of hosting the Health and Human Rights Conference, a two-day event that engages undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in addressing the world’s most pressing medical and humanitarian crises. The conf...

March 5, 2016

During reading week, HSPP gave me the wonderful opportunity to tag along with them on one of their high school visits. For this visit, we went to University of Toronto Schools, located a short walk from Bloor and Spadina. It was a brisk and chilly morning, the air was...

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