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Agenda

26th Canadian Conference on Global Health

Monday, October 19th, 2020
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Posters & Networking
 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Plenary 1: Opening Plenary Show Details
Virtual

Featuring:

Jane Goodall
UN Messenger of Peace
Founder - the Jane Goodall Institute
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Symposia: Communicating innovative research findings to policy in a changing context Show Details
Virtual
Workshop: Empowering global health trainees for planetary health at all stages of the research process Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Humanitarian Response to COVID-19 Show Details
Virtual
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Posters & Networking
 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Symposia: Linking Knowledge and Expertise to Enhance Climate Change-related Health Research and Practice Show Details
Virtual
Symposia: Gender Equality and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Mozambique: Learnings from Cyclones Idai and Kenneth Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Innovation in Response to COVID-19 Show Details
Virtual
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Plenary 2: Plenary: Innovating for Health: Funders’ perspectives Show Details
Virtual
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Daily wrap up
 
Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Posters & Networking
 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Plenary 3: Plenary: Changing politics Show Details
Virtual

Featuring:

Shannon McDonald
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
First Nations Health Authority
Martin McKee
Professor of European Public Health
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Maria Neira
Director
Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health, World Health Organization
André Picard
Health Columnist
The Globe and Mail
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Symposia: Strengthening health systems at the local level to improve health outcomes and build resilience to climate change Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Building green and resilient health systems Show Details
Virtual
A discussion with Ilona Kickbusch Show Details
Virtual
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Posters & Networking
 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Symposia: Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa and the Middle East – Lessons from the field Show Details
Virtual
Workshop: Challenges and strategies for adapting to COVID-19 realities while supporting ongoing health projects in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Training and global health education for a new climate Show Details
Virtual
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Symposia: The politics of pandemics: accountability for service continuity for women and girls Show Details
Virtual
Workshop: Advocacy 101 Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Vulnerable populations Show Details
Virtual
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Daily wrap up
 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canadian Women in Global Health 2020 launch
 
Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Posters & Networking
 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Plenary 4: Plenary: Changing environment Show Details
Virtual

Featuring:

Musonda Mumba
Chief of the Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit
UN Environment
Onno Rühl
General Manager
Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)
Renzo Guinto
Chief Planetary Doctor
PH Lab
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Symposia: Communities working together to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on TB programs around the world Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Equity & Environment Show Details
Virtual
Gairdner Global Health Lauriat Address Show Details
Virtual
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Symposia: Strengthening COVID-19 response through synergies between Canadian Red Cross (CRC) and the Canadian government agencies. Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Tools and Methods for Global Health programming Show Details
Virtual
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gairdner Global Health Discussion with Soumya Swaminathan Show Details
Virtual
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Symposia: Leveraging Community Health projects in COVID-19 Preparedness and Response efforts Show Details
Virtual
Symposia: At Cross-roads Between the Adverse Effects of Climate Change and the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Contribution of an Interdisciplinary Global Network Show Details
Virtual
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Gairdner Global Health with Peter Piot Show Details
Virtual
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Daily wrap up
 
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Opening of the 10th Global Forum on Health Promotion Show Details
Virtual
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Organizing Civil Society for impactful Health Promotion – learning from what we have learned before, what needs to be done differently Show Details
Virtual
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Innovation for health – what works for achieving healthier populations – the experience of Health Nexus Show Details
Virtual
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop: Transcending the coin: modeling inclusive allyship Show Details
Virtual
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Symposia: The future leadership for Health Promotion – youth engagement Show Details
Virtual
Symposia: Health Literacy tackling the challenge of increasing inequity Show Details
Virtual
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Global Forum Recommendations – Action Plan Show Details
Virtual
Posters & Networking
 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Symposia: Building resilience and improving health in communities Show Details
Virtual
Workshop: Interweaving nutrition and gender equality in programming: the gender-transformative framework for nutrition Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Addressing burden of diseases through community lenses Show Details
Virtual
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Plenary 5: Closing Plenary Show Details
Virtual