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Agenda

24th Canadian Conference on Global Health

Updated September 10, 2018.
Sessions times and rooms may change.

Monday, November 19th, 2018
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Registration Show Details
 
7:30 am - 8:15 am
Trade and investment agreements: Enablers or barriers to prevention and treatment of non-communicable diseases? Show Details
Jackson
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary: Fragile Environments and Global Health Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom

Featuring:

Valerie Percival
Associate Professor of International Affairs - Health and Conflict, Post Conflict Health Reconstruction, Health Systems, HIV/AIDS and Conflict Analysis
Carleton University
Patricia Garcia
Professor
School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University, Peru
Bob Rae
Special Envoy to Myanmar
University of Toronto, Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Break: Coffee break
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Preventing and managing fragility for better health outcomes: a case of Nigeria and South Sudan Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Advancing gender equality and achieving health outcomes in Central Asian fragile contexts Show Details
Jackson
Do the Sustainable Development Goals provide an opportunity for advancing adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in sub-Saharan Africa? Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Oral: Infectious diseases: capacity development and lessons learned for health systems resilience Show Details
Varley
Oral: Humanitarian - development nexus: strengthening and improving our impact Show Details
Tom Thomson
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch and poster viewing
 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
CCGHR AGM Show Details
Tom Thomson
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Climate change at the environment Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Conceptualizing and measuring wellbeing in the face of rapid change on a global scale Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Implementation Science: Focus on HIV and HCV Show Details
Tom Thomson
Oral: Health systems: threats to sustainability Show Details
Varley
Oral: Community engagement: the critical component for sustainable governance Show Details
Jackson
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee break
 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monitoring, evaluation and learning in projects aimed at strengthening the health system in a fragile context Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Multiple layers of 'otherness' and compounded fragility: The experience of migrant LGBTQ+ people Show Details
Jackson
Driving change in HIV prevention and treatment for key and vulnerable populations in the context of rigid societal, cultural and patriarchal norms Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Oral: Migration: complexity, crisis, and continuity Show Details
Varley
Oral: Mental Health: addressing the critical need for a global response Show Details
Tom Thomson
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Poster reception
 
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am
The Future of Global Health in Canada: Intersectoral Collaboration and Linking Practice with Research Show Details
 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
 
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Sub-Plen: Fragile Environments, Global Health, Socio-economic Inclusion: Building Canadian Health Research Capacity as one way forward Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom

Featuring:

Debbie Martin
Tier II Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Peoples Health and Well-Being, Associate Professor
Dalhousie University
Chantelle Richmond (Bigitigong Anishinabe)
Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health and the Environment
Western University
Treena Wasonti:io Delormier
Associate Professor
McGill University
Sub-Plen: Global governance issues affecting health: a crucial challenge for these times Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom

Featuring:

Alma Balcázar
Partner-Director
GRC Compliance
Anne-Emanuelle Birn
Professor of Critical Development Studies and Social and Behavioural Health Sciences
University of Toronto
Jillian Kohler
Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Transparency & Accountability in the Pharmaceutical Sector Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Munk School of Global Affair
University of Toronto
Dinsie Williams
Technical Adviser
Well Woman Clinic
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee break
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Culturally appropriate and gender sensitive services enhance women and children’s health and rights Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Dissecting the political origins of inequity in global health: Applying a critical realist approach Show Details
Tom Thomson
Data Detectives: An interactive challenge to solve mysteries in measurement Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Oral: Social Determinants of Health: addressing food, water, and environmental security Show Details
Varley
Oral: Universal Health Care: options for financing and improving accessibilty Show Details
Jackson
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch and poster viewing
 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
CSIH AGM Show Details
Tom Thomson
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
How to be an ally: Four principles for practicing allyship Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Gender Equality and Global Health: Tools to Drive Change and Build Resilience in Fragile Environments Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Deployment of health aid workers to fragile contexts Show Details
Tom Thomson
Oral: Global health governance and its impact on policy development Show Details
Varley
Oral: Maternal and infant health: best practices for improving quality of care and training of health professionals 1 Show Details
Jackson
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coffee break
 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Oral: Ensuring appropriate and sustainable human resource capacity in remote and resource poor settings-building Show Details
Jackson
Oral: Health Information systems, data, and surveillance: how does it improve planning and good governance? Show Details
Varley
SDGs for Health Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Oral: Equity and vulnerable populations Show Details
Tom Thomson
CanWaCH AGM and Stakeholder Engagement Session Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CanWaCH dinner and networking event Show Details
 
Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
 
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Creating the conditions for sustained impact of health care services through integrated Human Resources for Health planning Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Lessons learned from the implementation of new essential maternal and newborn interventions in low- and middle-income countries Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Aging populations at risk in Sub-Saharan Africa: the essential role of science-policy bridging Show Details
Jackson
Oral: Causes and approaches to malnutrition and infectious andparasitic diseases Show Details
Varley
Oral: Maternal and infant health: best practices for improving quality of care and training of health professionals 2 Show Details
Tom Thomson
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee break
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Systematization as a driver of change, the case of the boma health initiative in South Sudan Show Details
Jackson
Women's power to act, involvement of men and transformative actions of gender inequalities in Burkina Faso and Mali Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Walking the prevention pathway to healing: Learning through a community mobilization program in Indigenous communities Show Details
Tom Thomson
Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): the intersection of poverty reduction, equity and improved health for the most marginalized in the world Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Oral: Sexual Reproductive Health Rights: improving access Show Details
Varley
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch
 
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
A conversation with Helen Clark: SDGs and Intersectoral Collaboration for Health: Realities and Possibilities Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom

Featuring:

Helen Clark
Former New Zealand Prime Minister and UNDP Administrator
Lisa LaFlamme
Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor
CTV NATIONAL NEWS
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
IDRC special session Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom
Community-based advocacy as a response to fragility in Burma and the Philippines Show Details
Toronto 3 ballroom
Driving change in fragile environments – case studies of tackling malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa Show Details
Jackson
Oral: Advancing Gender in the context of a Feminist Agenda Show Details
Tom Thomson
Oral: Gender-based violence Show Details
Varley
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Break
 
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
SDGs and Intersectoral Collaboration for Health: Realities and Possibilities Show Details
Toronto 1 ballroom

Featuring:

Zulfiqar Bhutta
Aga Khan University Pakistan,and Sick Kids Centre for Global Child Health
Francesca Joseline Marhone Pierre
Director, Food and Nutrition Department
Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population
Paul Spiegel
Director
Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health