The next Applied Health Sciences (AHS) HeForShe meeting will be held on Friday, April 29 from 12 - 1:30 in BMH 3119. We will discuss United Nations and UWaterloo updates as well as hear from our workgroups on what's been accomplished this term and what is coming up for Spring and Fall.
University of Waterloo Discovery Days in Health Sciences is presented in partnership with The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, and is a day of hands-on workshops to help grade 10 and 11 high school students explore the wide variety of careers in the field of health sciences.
The Hallman Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Leon Geffen, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa for an exploration of a novel psychosocial peer support program, modelled upon an existing HIV support program, for providing peer-to-peer companionship to other older adults. Initial outcomes of the study have shown that a peer support program is an effective approach to improve wellbeing of older persons living in disadvantaged communities.