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Paper into Mesothelioma Research published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine


Delighted to see that a paper into the outcome of the MiST 1 work in mesothelioma research, part funded by Victor Dahdaleh Foundation, was recently published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine. It is encouraging to see positive news in this specialist area of research and the benefits of an innovative trials approach. Full details of […]

01/02/2021

Online reception celebrates success of CCSF Scholarship Recipients including Victor Dahdaleh Foundation Scholars


Victor and Mona Dahdaleh were delighted to attend a recent Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) online reception to celebrate the success of CCSF Scholarship recipients. The two latest Victor Dahdaleh Foundation Scholars for the 2020/21 academic year, Rebecca Clark (studying for a PhD in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical […]

21/12/2020

Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research at York University in Toronto launches new data analytics technology to improve access to safe water in refugee camps


LONDON, Dec. 2, 2020 — Researchers at York University’s Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors Without Borders), have launched the Safe Water Optimization Tool (SWOT), the first concrete application of artificial intelligence for improving safe water supply in humanitarian operations. SWOT is a new web-based tool to help aid workers ensure […]

02/12/2020

The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation supports new study into tackling mesothelioma from researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds


The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation is delighted to be supporting a programme led by researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds into tackling the asbestos based cancer – mesothelioma. According to the researchers, gold nanotubes, tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair, could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type of […]

27/10/2020

Busy H1 2020 for Range of Programmes Supported by Victor Dahdahleh Foundation


The first half of 2020 has been a busy period for a number of the projects that the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation has supported across the healthcare, education and cultural sectors. Reviewing activity in the first six months of the year, Victor Dahdaleh said: ‘It has been encouraging to see positive action across a number of […]

20/07/2020

Dahdaleh Distinguished Chair in Global Governance & Legal Epidemiology, Professor Steven J Hoffman Chosen to Lead Development of United Nations Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery


The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation is delighted Professor Steven J Hoffman, director of the Global Strategy Lab at York University, Toronto and Dahdaleh Distinguished Chair in Global Governance & Legal Epidemiology in the Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School, has been appointed by the UN Deputy Secretary-General to lead development of a United Nations Research Roadmap for […]

16/07/2020

Victor Dahdaleh Foundation Supports Healthcare Leadership in COVID-19 World


In 2015, a major donation from the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation, enabled the establishment of the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research at York University in Toronto. Since its creation, the Dahdaleh Institute has quickly grown in prominence, focusing on important research around humanitarianism, planetary health, and modeling the world we need for a prosperous future. Victor Dahdaleh, an alumnus of York, […]

14/07/2020

Dahdaleh Institute providing leadership in a COVID-19 world and planning for a better tomorrow


When York established the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research in 2015, alumnus and donor Victor Dahdaleh was excited by the possibilities and hoped that his support would help York accomplish great things. Since then, the Dahdaleh Institute has grown in prominence quickly as it focuses on important research around humanitarianism, planetary health, and modeling the world […]

26/06/2020