This website is a teaching tool that focuses on the relationship between New Brunswick and health issues around the world to understand the interconnections between the health of New Brunswickers and the health of people in other countries, as well as its relationship with food and the environment. This emphasis on the interconnection of health, food and environment is also explored through an exploration of alternative forms of healing, particularly indigenous and alternative healing, in order to understand integrative forms of medicine.
The website aims at bringing together diverse expertise of researchers, professors, and students on global and urban health, its connection to the global political economy, the environment, integrative medicine and the impact of working conditions on workers’ health in general, with a particular emphasis on health workers and caregivers.
The website also seeks to engage UNB undergraduate students in raising awareness of global health issues among younger audiences in New Brunswick, particularly middle-school and high school students, through health pedagogy.
Hosting virtual seminars, roundtable discussions and presentations on integrative medicine, global health, political economy of health and the relationship between health, food and the environment;
Encouraging student engagement in global health pedagogy;
Facilitating networking and collaboration among representatives from UNB, community and government;
Screening and discussion of documentaries;
Distributing information on events and resources via website;
Facilitating a global health and political economy of health reading group.
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