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Sustainably Managing Environmental Health Risk in Ecuador
Jerry Spiegel
This project was established to build human resources and institutional capabilities to reduce health impacts associated with environmental health risks in this low-income country. In order to achieve health and ecosystem outcome improvements, this 6 year CIDA-funded University Partnerships in Cooperation and Development (UPCD) project relies on the strengthening of links between universities and communities as well as the creation of a regional network involving Latin American centres of excellence in Cuba and Mexico to enhance sustainability.
Publications
Transforming Reality, Transforming Ourselves
Jerry Spiegel
On the fateful day of Sept 11, 2001, a group of 25 Canadian university-based and low and middle income country (LMIC) health researchers were wrapping up a workshop with funding agencies and non-governmental organizations at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues.
February 08, 2006
Events
Apr
24
2007
Building health security in an era of globalization:
What we can learn about local capacity from Cuba and Ecuador
April 24, 2007
With similar GDPs and populations, Ecuador and Cuba present a world of contrasts! Despite the World Bank’s continued emphasis on economic growth being a prime determinant of improving health and reducing poverty, empirical evidence suggests ot
May
26
2006
JAIME BREILH: The ethics of ”mercenary epidemiology“: Case study of petroleum contamination of indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon
May 26, 2006
Dr. Jaime Breilh, MD, PhD Executive Director, CEAS (Centro de Estudios y Asesoría en Salud), Quito, Ecuador speaks on The ethics of ”mercenary epidemiology“: Case study of petroleum contamination of indigenous comm
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