Skip to Content

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 - 1:45 pm
Break
 
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Plenary 2: Plenary: Innovating for Health: Funders’ perspectives Show Details
Virtual
3:00 pm - 3:30 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 mitigate against the impacts of climate change Show Details
Virtual
Oral: Building green and resilient health systems Show Details
Virtual
Moving to the Future of Health Promotion: Interview with Professor 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 - 1:45 pm
Break
 
1:45 pm - 2:45 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
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Daily wrap up
 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canadian Women in Global Health
 
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
1:45 pm - 2:45 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 Show Details
Virtual
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Opportunities for Digital Innovation in Population Health Show Details
Virtual
10:00 am - 11:45 am
Workshop: Transcending the coin: modeling inclusive allyship Show Details
Virtual
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health Equity in the COVID-19 times Show Details
Virtual
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Call to Action - Preparation of a Draft Consensus Statement from the 10th Global Forum on Health Promotion 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
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Plenary 5: Closing Plenary: Ensuring the future of Global Health: A tribute to Nursing and Midwives Show Details
Virtual

Featuring:

Nathalie Pambrun
President
Canadian Association of Midwives
Zeenat Sulaiman-Khan
Head of Nursing and Quality and Director Projects & Clinical Programmes, Adjunct Professor
Aga Khan Health Service (AKHS Global and East Africa), Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery Tanzania
Sarah Walji
Halton Healthcare, Nursing Now Young Nurse Board Member