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Learning in Canada to care for the elderly back home

Dr. Harriet Nankabirwa works at Mulago Hospital as well as Makerere University, both in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. She works in geriatrics (medical care for the elderly) and she came to Hamilton through the International Outreach Program to further her skills as a geriatrician, a discipline of medicine she says ...

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Making a world of difference: Dr. Peace Bagasha

St. Joseph’s Health System’s International Outreach Program (IOP) is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The IOP is unlike any other program in Canada. The program brings doctors to Hamilton to train them on the latest medical practices. The doctors come from countries such as, Guyana, Haiti and Uganda. What differentiates IOP ...

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Ugandan doc studies in Hamilton to heal those at home

In a small laboratory at Hamilton’s St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dr. Clement Okello sits peering into one of many microscopes that run in a line down the centre of the room. Okello turns some knobs on the scope to bring the white blood cells under the magnification lens into focus. For ...

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Halton Hills: a new “steel city”?

A Halton Hills manufacturing company is competing with some of the world’s top luxury brands. Steelforme Design Inc. manufactures multicoloured, laser-cut stainless steel bowls. Steelforme founder Craig Bahl traces the company’s start to his grandfather. “My grandfather in India is a manufacturer of steel tableware. He’s been in the industry ...

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Father O’Sullivan Research Awards

‘The medical research conducted today translates into the solutions of tomorrow.’ That was the message St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton promoted as they prepared to announce the recipients of their first annual Father O’Sullivan Research Awards. The academic awards range from $18,000 to $37,000 per year, while recipients of the non-academic ...

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