Project News

IHACC Adaptation Leaders Week, Peru

From September 8th to 15th members of Indigenous communities participating in IHACC research and the IHACC Peru team participated in three activities which were held in Lima: 1) Work Session on Gender and Indigenous Health related to Adaptation to Climate Change, 2) Internal Workshop of IHACC Peru and 3) National Meeting of young people for… Read More »

Sierra Clark presents her poster at the McGill Science undergraduate research conference, October 2nd, 2014

Undergraduate Honours student, Sierra Clark, presented her poster “The burden, determinants, and experience of Acute Gastrointestinal illness (AGI) for Indigenous Batwa-Pygmies in southwestern Uganda” at the McGill Science undergraduate research conference held October 2. Sierra was nominated by the department of Geography to present her research to a panel of judges, fellow researchers, as well… Read More »

GEOG 200: Geographical Perspectives on World Environmental Problems

Jolene Labbé, Joanna Petrasek MacDonald, Michelle Maillet and Anna Bunce from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group (www.jamesford.ca) presented their research work on IHACC to the undergraduate class GEOG 200: Geographical Perspectives on World Environmental Problems held at McGill University on October 16th 2014.

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Dr. James Ford awarded CIHR Applied Public Health Chair

Dr. James Ford recently became one of twelve CIHR Applied Public Health Chairs in Canada. This award supports Dr. Ford’s research and the Evaluating Health Adaptation to Climate Change (EvHACC) program. The objectives of the Applied Public Health Chair initiative are to: Support high quality and focused programs of policy and program intervention research of national… Read More »