Program at a Glance

Updated October 11, 2013

Sunday, Oct 27
0800-1730
registration
0830-1000
Opening plenary:
 Global Health in 2013: MDGs – Progress Made and Lessons Learned
-Dr. Jon Kim Andrus, PAHO 
-Dr. Appiah-Denkyira - Ghana Health Services
-Dr. Nisser Umar, Nigeria
1030-1200
MDGs: Progress made and lessons learned

1. Health System Strengthening in Nigeria
2. Maternal and Child Health
3.
TB/HIV

1200-1330
Lunch
Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research AGM
How to launch your career in global health

1330-1500
Concurrent sessions
1. Improving equitable access to life saving interventions for children under the age of five years.
2. Impact of training Paediatric Nurses in Ghana
3. Historia natural de una colaboración de investigación: Desde investigación hasta política y práctica.  Midiendo el impacto de desparasitación en Perú.
4. Micro Research
Oral Presentations:
1. Progress towards MDGs – MNCH
2. Equity & Development
3. Progress towards MDGs

1515-1600
Gairdner Global Health Award Winner Lecture
Dr. King Holmes

1600-1900

Global Networking Cafe:
  • Opportunities in Global Health
  •   Regional Roundtables
Welcome reception
Monday, Oct 28
0700-1600
registration
0830-1000
Plenary panel:
 Are We Having an Impact? The Remaining Challenges

-Theo Vos, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
-Ron Labonte, Ottawa U
-Gita Sen, Indian Institute of Management 

-Dr. Muhammed Lecky & Dr. Neil Andersson, Nigeria
1030-1200
Are we Having an Impact? The Remaining Challenges

1.  The Global Mental Health agenda
2. 
Can We Have an Impact Without Inclusion?: Disability, The Missing MDG
3.
 HCV, HIV/AIDS, STIs Sectors
4.
 Gendering the Interconnections of Population Health, Health Systems Planning, and Human Development

1200-1330
Lunch
CSIH AGM

1330-1500 
Concurrent sessions
1. Addressing inequity in access to and use of Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) services: innovations from Ghana, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
2.  Building capacity for communities to determine their health and well-being.
3.  Scaling Impact: Using a grand challenges approach to uncover and scale bold ideas in global health.

Oral Presentations:
1. Health Systems Strengthening
2. Social Determinants of Health
3. Training in Global Health

1515-1630
Concurrent sessions
1.  Inequities in the utilisation of maternal health care in low and middle income countries: how to measure and what to expect?
2.  Testing a 'continuum of care' model for food security in rural Rwanda.
3.  Increasing Accountability for Health and Health Equity in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.
 4. The social dimensions of maternal and child health: engaging men, families and communities.
5.  Impact and ethics of global health electives in medical education &  Global health certificates: mapping the hidden curriculum.

Oral Presentations:
1. Neglected Areas
2. Training, Service Delivery Health Human Resources
 

1630-1730

Dedicated poster session with refreshments

1900-2100
Global health movie night with discussion panel

Tuesday, Oct 29

0800-1500
registration

0830-1000
Plenary panel:
The Post 2015 Development Agenda
-Dr. Eric Goosby, PEPFAR
-Dr. Kumanan Rasanathan, UNICEF
- tbc, IDRC

1030-1200
The Post 2015 Agenda
1. Maternal, newborn, and child health, post-2015
2. Safety and security in health care provision 3. A Global governance for health approach to address the health agenda in the post 2015 agenda 

1200-1300
Lunch and poster session

1300-1430
Concurrent sessions
1.Strengthening Mental Health Component in Primary Health Care. Collaboration between PAHO and WHO Canadian Collaborating Centers.
2. Setting a 5-year Agenda for the International Society for Equity in Health
3. A Shared Vision for Global Health Research in a Generation: Gathering perspectives for a post-2015 development agenda.
4.  Using TED Talks to Teach Social Determinants of Health - Maximize the Message with a Modern Medium.
5. The professionalization of global health.

Oral Presentation:
1. GH Research

1500-1600
Closing plenary panel: Canada's role post-2015
- Ron Labonte, Ottawa U 
-Lisa Forman, U of Toronto
- Julia Sanchez, CCIC
- Michael Clarke, IDRC




 

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