The Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH) is organized by the Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH). The conference and the organization have several members who help in the objective of improving health across the world.
The conference is attended by and contributed by a wide range of stakeholders in healthcare both national and international. The members include non-governmental organizations, public health agencies, funders and research institutes.
The top institutions attending the conference
Some of the important members of the CCGH are:
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is one of the leading organizations tackling global health issues, give leadership and agendas. It has the primary role to direct international health within the system of United Nations. The organization deals with public health across the world and produces research and solving. The organization is made up by over 190 countries that also follow the health standards generated by WHO.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
IDRC is a Canadian corporation which makes investments in research, innovation, and solutions to improve health and lives in developing the world. It actively deals with the problems of developing nations around the world and devising solutions and techniques to improve lifestyle in such regions.
It also facilitates sharing of knowledge and information among the different countries in a bid to improve their condition. The Canadian foreign affairs and development department run the IDRC to solve the practical problems.
The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health works on improving women and children health in 1,000 communities across the world. The organizations deals with data collaborates with experts and communicating results to stakeholders.
The organization is actively engaged in making partnerships and collaboration so that every child and woman in the world can thrive. It has also earmarked $3.5 billion in funding for 2015 to 2020 maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). Additionally, it has over 100 members who also participate in the United Nations General Assembly.
Academics Without Borders (AWB)
AWB facilitates and improves the educational resources in developing countries so that they can care for their citizens and improve their economy. They put effort on improving the universities so that they are able to perform research in the domestic problems and come up with solutions.
The organization works with the poorest countries and tries to train experts in different fields. They have many volunteers working in different developing nations across the world.
Healthcare Information for All (HIFA)
HIFA aims to create a world where everyone has ideal access to healthcare information required to protect themselves and others. It works with 17,500 members with 177 countries so that people can access basic life-saving interventions with proper knowledge.
The organization has the vision to achieve this ambitious aim with the involvement of all stakeholders.
Global health is something that countries need to strive to achieve, and these institutions just help nations and people achieve a better health. With conferences as these, the intent to have a healthier world might just be in sight.