This year, Canada Day celebrations will look a little different. Instead of backyard barbecues, fireworks and festivals, many of us will be celebrating virtually. What hasn’t changed is that Canada […]
June 27, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada COVID-19 has changed the lives of people everywhere and highlighted inequalities around the world. All countries are affected and strong […]
As COVID-19 continues to impact people around the world, we are seeing the troubling and inequitable effects of the pandemic on different populations. We know that the virus and […]
Dear CanWaCH Colleagues I am writing to inform you that the CEO of the Canadian Partnership for Women’s and Children’s Health (CanWaCH), Dr. Helen Scott, has decided to leave the […]
Krystyna Adams is a Policy Analyst at the British Columbia Ministry of Health in the Primary and Community Care Policy Division. Having recently transitioned from her PhD, Krystyna spoke with us about how her educational background and how she made a less conventional jump from public health work to research.
Health system strengthening (HSS) has historically been a significant focus for Canada’s investment in global health but tracking progress in HSS continues to be a challenge.
With health systems straining to respond adequately to the global pandemic, it is more important than ever to protect gains in comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights, including access […]
June marks the beginning of Pride Month. This month is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the impact and history of the LGTBQ+ community in Canada and around the world. It is […]
Did you know today, June 19, is World Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day? Sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited disorder of hemoglobin, is one of the most common genetic diseases […]
Alongside the virus, Canadians are working to overcome fragile health systems, incomplete data and misleading information while continuing to safeguard hard-fought gains made in health and rights, particularly for women and girls, across the globe.