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Supporting the Canada UK Colloquium on ‘Ageing Well’


The Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Charitable Foundation was delighted to be a co-sponsor of the recent annual Canada UK Colloquium (CUKC) which focused on the theme of ‘Ageing Well’. The Canada-UK Colloquium is an annual forum aimed at facilitating in-depth discussion of critical and timely public policy issues for both countries. It celebrated its 48th Anniversary […]

29/01/2020

Victor Dahdaleh visits Cambridge to see progress in Mesothelioma Research Around £25 million of additional funding leveraged from original Victor Dahdaleh Foundation donation


Research visit to the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Back row L–R: Robert Rintoul, Royal Papworth Hospital/University of Cambridge; Stefan Marciniak, University of Cambridge; Joseph Chambers, University of Cambridge; Arsalan Azad, University of Cambridge. Front row L–R: Joanna Obacz, University of Cambridge; Susana de Abreu, University of Cambridge; Victor Dahdaleh, Victor Dahdaleh Foundation; Penny Woods, […]

19/12/2019

Victor Dahdaleh Foundation delighted to support the Grand Opening of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government at St Francis Xavier University


Victor and Mona Dahdaleh were delighted to represent the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation at the recent Grand Opening of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government and Mulroney Hall at St Francis Xavier University. The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation is a significant supporter of the new Institute and its aspirations. Go here for more details about the Grand […]

07/10/2019

Dahdaleh Institute Launches Monthly Newsletter


The Dahdaleh Institute has launched Commons, a monthly newsletter. The first issue looked back at highlights of the last academic year. Next month, we launch our more usual format, including a spotlight on the arts in global health. Click here to read the first issue. *First published on http://dighr.yorku.ca.

03/06/2019

Myfanwy MacLeod ‘Neighbours’ exhibition opens at Canada House Gallery with support from the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation


Originally posted on High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom London, UK – Canada House is delighted to present Neighbours, the first solo UK exhibition by Myfanwy MacLeod, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG, Vancouver). MacLeod is best known for her irreverent artworks that often explore the overlap between pop culture, folklore, traditions […]

05/03/2019

World-first clinical trial to test personalised treatments for aggressive form of lung cancer


News release from the British Lung Foundation World-first clinical trial to test personalised treatments for aggressive form of lung cancer The first-ever trial into delivering personalised treatment for mesothelioma, an aggressive form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, opened at the HOPE Clinical Trials Facility at Leicester’s Hospitals today (Tuesday 29 January). Funded by […]

29/01/2019

Victor Dahdaleh Foundation continues to support public understanding of global issues at the Global Progress Summit 2018


The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation and the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research (located at York University in Toronto) were core sponsors of the Global Progress 2018 Summit. It was hosted by Canada 2020 from September 21 to 23 at the Ritz Carlton in Montreal, Canada, gathering together progressive think-tanks, initiatives, institutions, movements and leaders from […]

02/10/2018

Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research at York U hosts public lecture by Médecins Sans Frontières/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 Médecins […]

14/09/2018