Ibifubara is passionate about the health needs of young adults, adolescents, and children, specifically. She has been actively involved in child health promotion, teaching, and volunteers in the mentoring of teens and youth. As a physician, with an interest in pediatrics and ophthalmology, Ibifubara focused on reducing childhood mortality and morbidity. Ibifubara also has an interest in research and instruction and has published over six research papers in various international journals. She is currently participating in a research certificate course to improve her knowledge in the field of research. She is also an active member of the Alberta International Medical Graduate Association's health and wellness team. She is seeking to apply her clinical and research expertise in the healthcare system in an alternative career or as a physician.
He also worked in Ghana West Africa as a Quality Assurance Officer for two years from 2017 to 2019 prior to coming to Canada where he was involved in quality projects and developing standard operating procedures to maintain high standards of patient care. He has licenses to practice in both Eritrea and Ghana.
Since coming to Canada he has worked at RBC as client advisor, volunteered at Immigrant Services Calgary as a language interpreter and translator, and is an active member of the COVID-19 Response / Health and Wellness team. He's currently working at Alberta Health Services as a case investigator and contact tracing for Covid-19 in Communicable Disease Centre.
She also organized fundraising programs, volunteered for not-for-profit organizations and disability programs which led her to pursue certificates in Organizational Healthcare Management and Administration and Leadership and Management from the University of Washington. She's currently a member of Alberta International Medical Graduate Association's health and wellness team and is exploring career opportunities that align with her interests.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Medicine in 2002, from Grant Medical College, India. She then completed her Diploma in Child Health and Fellowship of College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS) from India before moving to the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom, she achieved her Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Certificate of completion of training in Paediatrics, UK. As a staff paediatrician, she diversified into developmental paediatrics, particularly autism assessments.
She also has a keen interest in research with several publications to her name mostly in paediatric nephrology. She is also an enthusiastic teacher and provided lectures for the MSc teaching program with the University of Glasgow. She was also a national trainee representative during her time as a paediatric trainee in UK.
She is seeking to combine her extensive clinical experience with her passion for research. She is especially passionate about gaining a greater understanding about the developing mind of children, especially in the early years and the future implications for children with neurodevelopmental challenges. As such, she is looking to getting involved in research in this area.
Upon arrival in Canada, she started volunteering at the Canadian Red Cross as a member of the Emergency Response Team helping on small scale disasters. Later she was accepted as a Health Care Aide in Hemodialysis at the Foothills Medical Centre. Three years later, she was offered to do the pilot training as HCA Cycler Assist in Home Peritoneal Dialysis at the Sheldon M Chumir Health Centre, which she continues to do part-time. She also volunteers as a COVID19 Screener at the Urgent Care Centre at Sheldon M Chumir keeping patients and staff safe. She is completing the sponsored course for Infection Prevention and Control of IPAC Canada.
She is seeking opportunities in the field of infection prevention and control. She hopes to contribute more for the well-being of all Canadians and is exploring pathways in Family Medicine.
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He was also engaged within the community in the areas of health education, addiction, and counselling and is a firm believer in Preventive Medicine. In addition to his medical practice, Mark volunteered to meet the medical needs of rural communities in Nigeria that lacked basic amenities, accessible and affordable health care and good sanitary conditions.
He moved to Calgary with his family in 2016 and is currently preparing for licensure. He currently works with autistic teenagers as a Behavioral Therapist with The Society for Treatment of Autism. He has volunteered with the Canadian Cancer Society in creating awareness on Cancer prevention and raising funds for cancer research, prevention, population health and quality of life.
He has also volunteered with AIMGA to conduct research in the area of alternative career pathways for IMGs and is a co-author of a publication. He is now a member of AIMGA's health and wellness team. Mark is seeking positions that would allow him to focus on preventative health and to collaborate with teams of clinical researchers in providing evidenced-based, smart solutions to preventing chronic diseases.
webinars, podcasts, and so on.
teaching biology, microbiology and physiology to medical students.
He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Medicine from the University of Kalamoon, Deir Atiah, Syria in 2017 including a one-year internship in Kalamoon Hospital. In 2018, he led a literature review about HLA and its relation to obesity under the supervision of California institute of Behavioral Neurosciences and Psychology.
Habib is an active member of the Alberta International Medical Graduate Association's health and wellness team and is exploring careers based on his interests.
She is board member of Alberta Hands and Voices, a parent-led, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. She also volunteers at the Foothills Medical Centre she in retail services that support patient care and comfort. Additionally, she is a member of AIMGA's COVI?D Response / Health and Wellness team which supports newcomers’ health education.
At heart, she is a passionate educator with an inquisitive mind. She takes pride in her work ethics. She is known to bring compassion and positivity to any workplace. She is currently pursuing career opportunities to support health literacy and well-being of people today to contribute to their quality of life for tomorrow.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Medicine from University of Benin, Benin City, Edo, Nigeria. She practiced as a General Practitioner and as an Assistant Primary Health Care Coordinator after which she specialized in Family Medicine for two years before moving to Canada in May 2018. Due to her keen interest in Public health, she acquired Master's in public health. Gloria also has an interest in Public health preventions, health education and counselling, monitoring and evaluation and Health administration. She is an active member of the Alberta International Medical Graduate Association and a member of the health and wellness team while she explores opportunities to become part of the Canadian healthcare system.
Due to his strong leadership and interpersonal skills, he coordinated the National Health Insurance Scheme Program with a database of over 10,000 clients for a community health centre in Nigeria. He was responsible for adjudication and claim resolution, evaluating medical claims, reviewing each client's eligibility for health care benefits, as well as quality control in respect to health care services delivered to clients.
Kola's research skills were exhibited when he coordinated and enrolled over 100 subjects infected with HIV into a study to determine the effect of Highly-Active Anti-retroviral Therapy (HAART) on CD4 count in a community. He subsequently created questionnaires and designed the scope for research on substance use among undergraduates in a University community.
As a creative-problem solver, he designed and implemented an infection control and disease prevention unit with a standard protocol at a community health centre during the Ebola Virus epidemic. In this role, he organized workshops and seminars for various communities on preventive medicine, with a focus on lifestyle modification as a vital component of disease prevention. Prior to volunteering through a not-for profit organization in assessing and managing people living with HIV, Kola was awarded with a letter of commendation for meritorious service by health organizations, towards improving health care delivery systems.
Kola volunteers for the Distress Centre and AIMGA's health and wellness team. He plans to acquire a Masters in Healthcare Management and Leadership. He is exploring opportunities in the Canadian Healthcare System in insurance management, clinical research, or infection control.
Currently, he has been involved in raising health awareness in general population by being a part of AIMGA's health and wellness team besides his involvement in research related to mental health. As a person, he is industrious, and humble and always gives delight to the people around him. He is always keen to volunteer in initiatives that support underprivileged populations of society. He cherishes the company of family members and loves to travel. He looks forward to establish himself as a mental health care professional in future.
Nuruddin's educational background in clinical pediatrics and public health has enabled him to assume various roles in his career as a pediatrician, health educator, program developer and administrator in medical education. He has strong abilities to communicate effectively with his colleagues, demonstrated problem-solving skills, the ability to motivate people and exceptional time management skills; these skills are the driving forces for his achievements in his professional life. Outside of work, he enjoys photography and listening to music.
He is currently working as AIMGA's Community Engagement Coordinator and as a Contact Specialist with Alberta Health Services Communicable Disease Centre. He is seeking a position as a Clinical Assistant in Pediatrics.
She's now working as a physician assistant in Calgary which involves taking relevant medical histories, conducting medical examinations under supervision, preparing patient charts and referrals. She has been an active member of the Alberta International Medical Graduates Association's Health And Wellness Team where she has been conducting webinars related to COVID 19 and other health related topics for the South East Asian communities. She's seeking employment opportunities in healthcare while pursuing licensure.
She has expertise in family practice, critical care medicine, cardiology, respiratory medicine, women's health, palliative care, psychiatry, value-based healthcare, community outreach and health advocacy.
Babitha, an international medical graduate, focuses her positive energy for creative and innovative ideas. She has successfully completed a certificate in research study design provided by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) and Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS) and ICH-Good Clinical Practice certification. In addition to this, she has undergone training about electronic data capturing using the REDCap software. She has chosen to go through a steep learning curve pursing training in R programming.
In her spare time, Babitha enjoys travel, food, and publishing her paintings. Babitha hopes to find a position in healthcare that combines her interests in technology, research, and education in healthcare.
Rossana immigrated to Canada in 2008 and completed a master's program in Immunology[...]
Rossana has completed numerous observerships in Family Medicine, and has worked as a clinical aide in a family practice clinic to gain insights into the Canadian health care system. Rossana has been an active member of AIMGA's COVID Response team and provided interpretation services at the COVID-19 testing in Brooks, AB and has been doing podcasts. She has recently joined Alberta Health Services as a case investigator specialist. Rossana aspires to obtain a residency position in Canada.
She is passionate about teaching, as well as sharing her knowledge and experience gained throughout many years of clinical practice and she has been able to do so by giving educational presentations on health topics for patients, family and community members, as well as Assistant Professor of Postgraduate studies of PM&R for the University Central of Venezuela (UCV). She is highly committed in providing compassionate quality care as well as supporting communities in need.
In 2016 she came to Canada where she has worked as Medical Assistant and Clinic Aide through which she gained experience in the Alberta Health Care system. She's currently an active member of the Alberta International Medical Graduate Association (AIMGA) and part of their COVID Response / Health and Wellness Team and joined Alberta Health Services as Contact Tracing Support Specialist in December. She is very excited to be part of these amazing teams during such challenging times and to be able to help in the fight against COVID and to be engaged in community.
Michael obtained his Bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery from Alexandria University, Egypt. He practiced as a General Practitioner and Emergency Physician after which he obtained a master degree in surgery before moving to Canada in October 2018. Michael comes with 12+ years of experience in managing patients in a clinic setting, hospital, and ER and worked under two licenses – one as a general practitioner and one as a surgical specialist. He's been involved in research conceptualization, screening, collation, interviewing, and analysis of data on research regarding patients who presented to hospital with Cubital tunnel syndrome; a condition of nerve entrapment at the elbow. Michael has published an article in neurosurgery at National Journal of Health Sciences, 2017, 2, 52-56 under the title Comparative Study of Outcome of Simple Decompression Versus Anterior Transposition of Ulnar Nerve in the Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. Michael has completed a variety of workshops and certificates.
Michael also has an interest in health management and was a manager of the Om Elnour hospital for approximately a year. Michael is an active participant in AIMGA's health and wellness team and has been working as a Community Scholar and Community Advisor at the University of Calgary. He recently obtained a position with Alberta Health Services as a Contact Specialist.