On World Humanitarian Day, let’s reflect on relieving suffering through palliative care.

Follow this link to see how Dr. Lisa Schwartz and the HHE team were the focus of a reflection on World Humanitarian Day by the McMaster Global Health Office.

How well was HHErg represented at HEI Research Day 2019? Extremely well, thank you.

On March 14, McMaster's Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact hosted its annual Research Day. The HHErg was well represented this year with two poster presentations (below) and an oral presentation entitled, "Dying in the Margins:  Palliative Care,…

Can a Television Change Perceptions of Ebola?

Fear and dread of Ebola is shared by patients, healthcare providers and the general public. Some of this fear comes from a lack of understanding of how the disease is experienced combatted. Follow this link to read a commentary by…

Cultural history of the flu: reducing the stigma of Ebola.

Follow the link for a blog post by HHERG's Sonya de Laat, Postdoctoral Fellow in Humanitarian Health Ethics at McMaster University. How can cultural history of ‘health’ change disease perception & reduce stigma? A brief comparison of Influenza, 1918-1919, and Ebola,…

Missed our event in Geneva? Looking for a summary? Here it is.

  Have a look at a summary of the events that took place 26-27 September when the HHE Research Group visited Geneva. Thank you to our co-hosts CERAH, and to all of our participants over the two days and one…

HHE Representation at HSR2018, Liverpool

From 8-12 October the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research was held in Liverpool, UK. The HHE research group was well represented with a presentation on the Perceptions of Ebola Virus Disease Research project by Ani Chénier entitled "Beyond…

Upcoming Event: September 26

Small Humanitarian Acts that Make All the Difference in End of Life Care? Evening Panel Discussion  |  18:30-20:30  | Maison de la paix               Introductory remarks—   18:30-18:40 Doris Schopper   Dr. Schopper is professor at the medical faculty of the University of…