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Agenda

23rd Canadian Conference on Global Health

Updated October 16, 2017.
Sessions times and rooms may change.

Sunday, October 29th, 2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary: Leaving no one behind? Reflection for action in a changing world Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)

Featuring:

Paul Farmer
Chief Strategist
Partners in Health, Harvard Medical School
Shakira Choonara
Regional Advocacy Officer
Southern African AIDS Trust
James Orbinski
Director
Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University
Julia Sánchez
President-CEO
Canadian Council of International Co-operation
Erica Di Ruggiero
Director, Global Health Office
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Basimenye Nhlema
Director of Community Health
Partners In Health Malawi
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee break Show Details
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Symp: Walking our talk: Learning from equity-centered practices in global health research Show Details
Cartier 1
Symp: Using Sensemaker® to Understand the Experiences of Adolescent Refugee Girls in Lebanon Show Details
Cartier 3
Oral: Equitable access to healthcare to improve maternal, newborn and child health Show Details
Laurier
Oral: Cash & payment schemes to improve quality and access in health and health care Show Details
Cartier 2
Oral: Strengthening program implementation through training and research in different country contexts Show Details
Albert
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch/ poster session open Show Details
 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
AGM: Annual General Meeting: Canadian Society for International Health Show Details
Laurier
Launch: Revitalizing Health for All: Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care Show Details
Cartier 3
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Symp: Learning from Denan: A model international development project Show Details
Cartier 3
Symp: Program Science: HIV & HCV Show Details
Cartier 2
Wrkp: Allyship: Exploring the role of privilege and what to do with/about it in global health Show Details
Laurier
Wrkp: Nutrition coverage surveys: Scaling up to other health interventions Show Details
Cartier 1
Oral: The contributory role of community health workers in delivering care Show Details
Albert
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee break Show Details
 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Symp: National level preparedness in monitoring health-related SDGs: building momentum in South Asia Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)
Symp: Maternal and child health (MCH) Handbook Initiative: A continuum of MNCH care tool to ensure better health for the most vulnerable mothers and children in the world Show Details
Laurier
Wrkp: Advocacy 101: How to Make an Impact in Global Health Show Details
Cartier 2
Oral: Insights from community engagement and intervention practices in the context of Ebola Show Details
Cartier 3
Oral: Addressing gender-based violence Show Details
Cartier 1
Oral: Health system financing & universal health coverage Show Details
Albert
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dedicated Poster Session/ reception Show Details
 
Monday, October 30th, 2017
8:15 am - 8:30 am
Lifelime Achievement Award Presentation Show Details
 
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary: Universal Programs for SDGs: Buffering Crisis Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)

Featuring:

Guy Standing
Professorial Research Associate
University of London; Basic Income Earth Network
Nicolas Meda
Director
Centre MURAZ, Burkina Faso
Esperanza Martinez
Head of Health
International Committee of the Red Cross
Anna Coates
Chief of Gender and Cultural Diversity
Pan American Health Organization
Yv Bonnier Viger
Associate Professor, Regional Public Health Director
Laval University
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee break Show Details
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Symp: Health research in crises settings: The challenges of balancing rigour and agility in design, implementation, and dissemination Show Details
Cartier 1
Symp: Governing Health Risk from Tobacco in a Complex Political Economy: Findings from Farm to Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa Show Details
Cartier 3
Wrkp: Global Mental Health Incubator for Disruptive Solutions: Innovation for Equitable Action Show Details
Cartier 2
Oral: Improving Social Inclusion for people with disabilities and older adults Show Details
Albert
Oral: Improving the nutritional status of infants and children in different settings Show Details
Laurier
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch/ poster session open Show Details
 
Professional headshots! Show Details
 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Learn: Use of RADAR tools for implementing strong measurement approaches for maternal and child health programs Show Details
Cartier 1
Forum: Canadian Global Health Research Priorities: A Consultation Show Details
Laurier
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Symp: Perspectives on Partners In Health community health worker models for patient-centered care Show Details
Cartier 1
Symp: Building healthy lives with health systems research – evidence and lessons for addressing entrenched health inequities Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)
Symp: Could income be a natural cure? Show Details
Cartier 3
Oral: Priority setting, policy and measurement challenges in global health Show Details
Laurier
Oral: Tackling economic, social and health challenges: the case of malaria Show Details
Albert
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee break Show Details
 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Symp: Equitable access to healthcare services during humanitarian response: mobile health services experience and cost Show Details
Cartier 1
Symp: Improving maternal and child health: What works in fragile contexts? Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)
Symp: Priority setting, fairness and Universal Health Coverage. Show Details
Cartier 3
Oral: Frameworks to assess evidence and strengthen health systems to improve health and health equity Show Details
Albert
Oral: Giving voice to better understand the plight of people living in conditions of vulnerability Show Details
Laurier
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
AGM: Annual General Meeting: Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research Show Details
Laurier
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Social night Show Details
 
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Symp: The role of data and data systems in improving maternal and child health in developing countries Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)
Wrkp: From gender blind to gender transformative global health research Show Details
Cartier 1
Oral: Practices in reproductive health Show Details
Laurier
Oral: Strengthening tuberculosis treatment and control measures Show Details
Albert
Oral: Spaces and Places at the intersection of food, agricultural, human and animal health Show Details
Cartier 3
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee break Show Details
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Symp: Gendered and social analysis in baseline surveys – reflections for intervention design Show Details
Cartier 3
Symp: De la théorie à la pratique: approches participatives dans le développement des capacités - expériences récentes réussies dans des projets de santé reproductive en Afrique Centrale et l'ouest Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)
Symp: Advancing global health justice: lessons from the Haiti cholera epidemic Show Details
Laurier
Symp: Enhancing all community health workers in maternal health and family planning: Research in progress in rural Tanzania Show Details
Cartier 1
Oral: Improving the lives of adolescent mothers: Lessons from policy Show Details
Cartier 2
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch/ poster session open Show Details
 
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Launch of the Lancet Commission Report on Pollution and Health Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wrkp: Canadian global health actors meeting the SDG challenge: from inspiration to implementation Show Details
Laurier
Symp: The relationship between design and function: Designing health programs for last mile communities Show Details
Cartier 1
Oral: M-Health & ICTs: issues of ethics, community engagement and impact Show Details
Cartier 3
Oral: Opportunities in education and training for health practitioners Show Details
Albert
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee break Show Details
 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Plenary: Sustainable and Equitable Environmental Action Show Details
Victoria ballroom (2nd floor)

Featuring:

Blake Poland
Professor
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Max FineDay
Co-Executive Director
Canadian Roots Exchange
Fadya Orozco
Public Health Doctor
Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
Albert Tseng
Founder
Moonspire Social Ventures