To build a partnership between FHS researchers, educators and clinicians, funding agencies and global development initiatives to commit university research and education to the service of people's health worldwide for the mutual benefit of science, health, clinical practice and human development.
To reinforce McMaster's reputation in international health.
Goals & Objectives
Capacity building in higher education
The GHO works with universities around the world to strengthen capacity in healthcare research, education and delivery.
University affiliations & innovative partnerships
McMaster University fosters relationships with universities worldwide to share advances in knowledge, develop new programs and initiatives and respond to the shifting global context.
Host international delegations & visiting scholars
The GHO fosters international relationships by engaging healthcare researchers, educators and professionals in ongoing dialogue. We welcome visitors from around the world to share our expertise and exchange ideas.
Engage in international activities and initiatives
McMaster University participates in global healthcare dialogue and education and develops targeted initiatives, including hosting international events, establishing research centres and creating task forces and coalitions.
Offer global health education events
We host guest speakers with different perspectives on global health, and provide opportunities for faculty from around the world to exchange ideas, share experiences and learn about McMaster's educational methodologies.
International grant & contract submissions
The GHO assists departments within the FHS with the development of various grants and contract proposals to obtain funds for international research and educational projects.
Learn about our international activities