Canadian Conference on Global Health

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Date(s) - Oct 21, 2012 until Oct 23, 2012
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Delta City Centre


Global Health in the Shifting

World Economy

Canadian Conference on Global Health . Ottawa 2012
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The early bird registration deadline is August 31. Register before this date to take advantage of the
reduced rates. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind global health discussion – Register today! Special student and LMIC pricing available.

Now is the time to collaborate!

In the spirit of collaboration, the CCGH will be offering a special session on Canada’s Ability to Respond on Sunday, October 21st. This session will present projects and research grouped by region and theme. Tell us
about yours
and take part in the roundtable discussions at the Global Networking Café.
Highlighted topics – don’t miss them!

The CCGH program is full of exciting topics such as: Education & Training, Sustainable Health & Development, Human Rights & Migrant health, Ethics & Development, Democratization of Development, Maternal & Child Health and Access to Healthcare. Below is just a sample of some of the workshop and symposia the CCGH will be offering, or download the PDF preliminary program:

  •      Economics and Health

    -Opening Plenary: Setting the stage: Global Health in the Shifting World
    with Dean Jamison and Saskia Sassen

    -Plenary Panel: New
    Paradigms for Partnership in Development in the Shifting World Economy
    PAHO, GAVI, Chronic Disease Alliance, Micronutrient Initiative, CCIC

  • Disease Burden, Injury and Demographics

    -Gairdner Foundation Lecture Pneumonia- a neglected problem in African
    with Dr. Brian Greenwood

    – Road Safety: Impact on global populations and shifting economies 

    -Innovations in TB product development and program management

  • Human Resources for Health

    Community health workers: Increasing effectiveness, retention and system

    -Retention of health workers in sub-Saharan Africa: research to inform policy

  • Health Systems

    Health systems in humanitarian crises:
    Transitioning from emergency response to health systems strengthening

    – Regulating health systems to ensure equitable, accessible and quality
    maternal health care in Vietnam, India and China: Experiences from the HESVIC

  •  Global Health Research

    – Mentorship in global health research: experience of university-based Canadian
    CCGHR pilot programs

    -Toward an integrative framework in global mental health

Grand Challenges Rising Stars to present

In the afternoon of Sunday, October 21st, the CCGH will welcome two
winners of the Grand Challenges Canadian Rising Stars in Global Health.
Gail Webber (Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Bruyère Continuing Care
& University of Ottawa) will present her winning research Saving
Mothers: Preventing Maternal Mortality in Rural Africa.
View a video of her work.

Ri-hua Xie (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute & University of Ottawa) will
present her research on Using mobile phone text messaging to reduce maternal
and infant deaths in remote areas in China.
View a video of her work.

Networking events

The CCGH will be offering new networking opportunities this year. On Sunday, October 21st, the Global Networking Café will allow for global health professionals, NGOs and students to explore connections in
their current work and fields of interest by region. Global health opportunities from leading NGOs and volunteer sending agencies will also be present. Special student and LMIC pricing to attend Sunday only! Read more…

On Monday, October 22nd, join your global health colleagues in the penthouse for dinner, dancing and entertainment while supporting the Rally for Burundi. Limited tickets are available with your registration: 55$ per person and 30$ for students/LMIC participants.


10 reasons for you to arrive early and attend
ICRE 2012

Held immediately prior to the CCGH, the International Conference on Residency Education is attended
by more than 1,300 medical educators, residents and health care leaders each year. Why should you join them from October 18-20? Here are 10 reasons to attend the world’s only global conference focused exclusively on
residency education. On the list: milestones, the international showcase series and great pre-conference events. Learn more…

Deputy Director of PAHO to speak to the CCGH

The CCGH is honored to welcome Jon Andrus, Deputy Director of the Pan American Health Organization(PAHO), to provide the opening address on Monday, October 22nd .
His address will be followed by the plenary panel  New Paradigms for Partnership in Development in a Shifting World Economy with presentations from GAVI, PAHO, Chronic Disease Alliance, Micronutrient Initiative and CCIC. Read the plenary speaker bios…



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