Razaan Ganatra is in her fourth and final year of undergraduate study at the University of Toronto. She is pursuing a double major in Economics and Biology for Health Sciences. Razaan hopes to combine her passion for both disciplines to pursue Public Health Policy and Medical Administration. She is currently working as a Research Assistant in a Cell and Molecular Biology Lab, as well as a Teaching Assistant for a second year Macroeconomic Theory and Policy course. As a Program Editor at the NATO Association of Canada, her primary interests lie in Security, Trade, and the Economy, with a particular focus on international economic policies relating to food and trade security. Razaan can be contacted at razaan.ganatra@mail.utoronto.ca.
Security, Trade and the Economy

Are Wars a “Recipe for Epidemics”?

During the American Civil War, in the 1860s, two thirds of soldiers’ deaths came, not from the conflict itself, but from infectious diseases, including typhoid and malaria. These infectious diseases were infamously referred to as the “Third Army.” Even over a century later, with the knowledge that people now possess of infectious diseases, they still Read More…

Canadian Armed Forces Centre For Disinformation Studies

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms vs. Vaccine Mandates in the Canadian Armed Forces

With the growing reach of social media and communication technologies, misinformation and disinformation have become so prevalent that it can now be difficult to discern between what is true and false. While “misinformation” refers to false information, “disinformation” denotes the deliberate propagation of false claims. One of the most recent disinformation crises to grip society Read More…

Security, Trade and the Economy

Mad Cow Disease – A Threat to Global Health and Food Security

Canada’s food crisis has been ongoing, with around 5.8 million Canadians experiencing some extent of food insecurity in 2021 alone. However, with the potential re-emergence of mad cow disease, this food insecurity could take another drastic turn. It was thought that we had seen the last of mad cow disease after the epidemic in the Read More…