Presented by The Gairdner Foundation & Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Canada’s commitment to global public health policy reform, program implementation and ongoing preparedness has been heralded by public and political dignitaries from around the world.
Canada’s success in hosting the 2016 replenishment conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and increased pledge to the fund demonstrated Canada’s commitment to contribute to global public health.
However, there remain many critical unmet needs, particularly with respect to translating promising strategies and interventions into better health outcomes and improved equity.
The Canada and Global Public Health: Moving from Strategy to Action conference, hosted by the University of Manitoba, will be a forum for identifying promising strategies through which Canada can contribute to addressing these needs. Key topics for the conference include:
The conference will bring together leaders in global public health from across Canada and internationally to present and discuss key issues in global public health and identify ways in which Canada take can move from strategy to action.
The conference will focus on four main themes:
A. Current challenges and opportunities in global public health
B. Canada’s role and contributions in global public health
C. Canada’s future role in global health
D. Moving from strategy to action
201812jun(jun 12)8:30 am13(jun 13)3:00 pmCanada and Global Public Health: Moving from strategy to action8:30 am - 3:00 pm (13) Frederic Gaspard Theatre, 745 Bannatyne AvenueEvent Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Government,Public,Students