Tag Archives: Dahdaleh Insitute

 Why aren’t more people downloading COVID contact tracing apps?

A new study by York University researchers points to accessibility issues and perception of privacy as the biggest obstacles TORONTO, March 22, 2021 − With rates of COVID-19 continuing to rise, apps like Canada’s COVID Alert app still are not being downloaded by the majority of the population, according to new research at York University’s […]

Innovative new data analytics technology to help improve access to safe water in refugee camps

York University's Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research launches first of its kind web-based tool TORONTO, November 5, 2020 – A new web-based tool will help aid workers ensure that water is safe to drink in refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. Researchers at York University’s Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, in partnership with […]

York U experts available to comment on 2019 Federal Budget

TORONTO, Monday March 18, 2019 – Skills training, pharmacare, and housing affordability are all expected to play a large role in tomorrow’s federal budget. York University experts are available to answer questions about how the 2019 budget will impact the economy, address issues surrounding housing affordability, poverty and the labour market. Giuseppina D’Agostino is a professor […]

York U hosts public lecture by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) International President on Humanitarianism and Global Health

TORONTO, ON, September 13, 2018 – At a time when there are increasing attacks on humanitarian sites, pandemics and an unprecedented number of refugees globally, humanitarian and global health organizations continue to face challenges in providing and responsibly allocating resources for assistance. On September 18, 2018, at 7 p.m., special guest lecturer International President of […]