Project News

New IHACC project article by Jolène Labbé in Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change

Congratulations to Jolène Labbé for her newly published article in the latest edition of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change entitled “Vulnerability to the health effects of climate variability in rural southwestern Uganda“. Read the abstract below, or click on the title above to access the article.   Abstract: Vulnerability to the health impacts… Read More »

Kate Bishop-Williams at the Yale University Global Health Conference on March 28th

On Saturday March 28th, Kate Bishop-Williams presented her research entitled Seasonal changes in prevalence of acute gastrointestinal illness and concurrent respiratory symptoms in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Canada at the Yale University Global Health Innovations Conference in New Haven, Connecticut. Kate’s abstract was selected as one of only 65 student posters from hundreds of submissions from across… Read More »

New publication by IHACC collaborator Sarah Statham in Polar Record

We are happy to announce that IHACC collaborator Sarah Statham’s Master’s work has been published in the latest edition of Polar Record!  Follow this link to read the article, entitled Anomalous climatic conditions during winter 2010–2011 and vulnerability of the traditional Inuit food system in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Abstract: This study examines how climatic extremes during… Read More »

Sierra at the Geography Honours poster session 2015

Sierra Clark presented her work on AGI among the Batwa in southwestern Uganda at the Geography Honours poster session at McGill

Sierra is presenting her honours thesis work looking at the burden, determinants and experience of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) among an indigenous Batwa-Pygmy population in southwestern Uganda at the Geography Honours poster session today at McGill University. We take this opportunity to congratulate Sierra on her thesis work. If you are interested in learning… Read More »