Giving Back

From tackling hemophilia in Uganda to teaching swimming lessons in Bangladesh, meet some of our faculty and students who are giving their time, talent and treasure to help communities at home and around the world.

Back to the basics

Ed Conway is tackling hemophilia in Uganda using ‘older’ and ‘better’ technology. Read more

A lifetime of lifesaving leads a faculty member to Bangladesh’s “drowning fields”

Clinical Professor Steve Beerman aims to reduce childhood drowning in Bangladesh. Read more

Improving maternal health at home and abroad

A conversation on global maternal health with UBC Midwifery Instructor Cathy Ellis. Read more

Changing lives — one diagnosis and lesson at a time

The vast majority of adults with ADHD don’t even know they have it. Drs. Gurdeep and Anita Parhar are working to change that. Read more

MD student Max Moor-Smith talks about his summer research project in India

Second-year medical student Max Moor-Smith shares his experience providing health education for children in Spiti Valley, India. Read more

Giving back by taking rubbish – and recycling it

SPPH Professor Karen Bartlett creates own initiative to shrink the school’s environment footprint. Read more