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Research Assistant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women
Acronyme : MCRTW
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : The McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women was created in 1988 to administer the Women's Studies Program, foster research on women and gender, and develop linkages for university-community partnerships based on the principle of women's rights as human rights locally, nationally and internationally. The MCRTW offers a large number of courses on women and gender in the humanities and social Sciences. The MCRTW provides women and leadership orkshops and local internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Whenever possible, MCRTW-based research projects include international and local internships. Dr. Shree Mulay, the director of the MCRTW for the past 10 years,is an international expert on reproductive health and rights who works hard to improve maternal health, one of CIDA's Millennium Development Goals.
Adresse : 1555 Peel Street - 11th floor
Montreal, Québec,
H3A 3L8
FAX: (514) 398-6878
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Cy-Thea Sand
Courriel : cy-thea.sand@mcgill.ca
Pays : Inde
Ville : Bhopal
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : The Sambhavna Trust is a registered public charitable trust set up in June 1995 whose primary mission is attending to the welfare of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal through medical care, research, health education, and information dissemination. The seven trustees include medical researchers, scientists, an editor and an activist who have all had long-term involvement with medical and other aspects of the disaster. A five-member International Advisory Group consisting of doctors, researchers, writers and activists from India and other countries (UK, US, Canada) provides additional support to the Trust. The Clinic has helped more than 13,500 chronically ill survivors using modern and indigenous medicine with encouraging results and has trained 25 individuals as researchers and epidemiologists.

The Sambhavna Clinic offers a variety of free clinical services to the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy. The board of trustees, and in particular the managing trustee, have been focused on fund-raising, construction of the new facility and incorporating innovative features to alleviate the long-term consequences of exposure to MIC, such as Ayurveda (a type of alternative medicine),Yoga etc. in combination with allopathic medicine.

In Canada
1. Participate in a one week intensive course at the MCRTW which focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of Gender-based Analysis or GBA.

2. Work with a team to develop a GBA case study analysis

3. During and after the course, meet with McGill faculty who are host country experts to discuss gender and development issues; integration issues specific to each country; goals of the CIDA project.

4. Participate in discussions with faculty and graduate students

5. Meet McGill faculty associated with the Shambhavna Clinic (Shree Mulay) and receive instructions on many aspects of the project.

6. Attend DFAIT Pre-Departure Training.

Overseas
1. Assist community health worker conduct house-to-house survey on incidence of cancer in gas affected areas of Bhopal, paying special attention to reproductive cancers.

2. Assist in collecting data from secondary sources regarding cancer and congenital malformations for comparison with the primary data.

3. Assist in the analysis of data and setting up of a local cancer registry.

4. Research information for plain language tools on environmental links to cancer.

5. Prepare drafts for the pamphlets and test their usefulness with community consultation groups.

6. Provide continuity and assistance for work undertaken on gender equity policies by the CIDA 2006 intern and complete documentation of policies and procedures applied at the Clinic.

7. Apply GBA to all aspects of development of the project.
Organisation d'accueil : Sambhavna Trust Clinic
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Sambhavna Trust is a registered public charitable trust set up in June 1995. Its primary mission is attending to the welfare of the
survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal through medical care, research, health education, and information dissemination. The seven trustees include medical researchers, scientists, an editor and an activist who have all had long-term involvement with medical
and other aspects of the disaster. A five-member International Advisory Group consisting of doctors, researchers, writers and activists from India and other countries (UK, US, Canada) provides additional support to the Trust. The Clinic has helped more than 13,500 chronically ill survivors using modern and indigenous medicine with encouraging results and has trained 25 individuals as researchers and epidemiologists.