Vol 83 No 2 – Global Health


Front cover art by Kevan Lu (Meds 2017)

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One World (Not Three)
Anthony Chow

Feature Articles

A clinical tool for evaluating complementary and alternative medicine utilization and risk
Keegan Guidolin (Meds 2017), Mackenzie Drew (BSc Cand)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Michael Craig, MD, CCFP (Department of Family Medicine)

Global Health Articles

Surgical hygiene: refining the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives guidelines
Alexander Levit (Meds 2017), Denise Darmawikarta (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Javeed Sukhera, MD (Department of Psychiatry, Office of Global Health)

A comparison of the efficacy of microscopy versus rapid diagnostic testing in sub-Saharan Africa
Lauren Prufer (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr S M Mansour Haeryfar, PhD (Department of Microbiology & Immunology)

Should a definition of public health include social welfare? The case for and against
Saad Ahmed (Meds 2016), Arthur Shuster (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewers: Dr Javeed Sukhera, MD, FRCPC (Department of Psychiatry), Dr Andrea Wilson, PhD (Department of Sociology)

Deadline approaching: Millennium Developmental Goals
Michael Hewak (Meds 2016), Kyle Luong (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Javeed Sukhera, MD (Academic Director Global Health Curriculum)

The role of vaccination in global health: past, present, and future
Keegan Guidolin (Meds 2017) and Gaby Meglei (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Marina I. Salvadori, MD, FRCPC (Department of Pediatrics)

Patients without borders: the historical changes of medical tourism
Hao Li (Meds 2016), Wendy Cui (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Shelley McKellar, PhD (Department of History, Department of Surgery)

Medical and humanitarian relief post-2004 Indian Ocean tsunami
Jeffrey Law (Meds 2016), Kyle Pangka (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Kanna Narayanan, MD (Department of Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine)

Ready-to-use therapeutic foods
Abdullah Nasser (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Christine Wellington, RD, MS, BSc. (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine)

Bringing global health home: interview with Dr Bhooma Bhayana
Sissi Cao (Meds 2016), Han Yan (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Bhooma Bhayana, MD, FCFP (Department of Family Medicine)

Tuberculosis: Old disease and newcomers
Bashiar Thejeel (Meds 2016), Anthony Chow (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Bhooma Bhayana, MD, FCFP (Department of Family Medicine)

Be careful eating the local catch: An unusual case of mass scombroid poisoning in deployed forces in Indonesia
Eric Roszell (Meds 2016), Craig Olmstead (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr William Moote, MD, FRCPC (Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology & Allergy)