Periods don’t pause for pandemics! In the lead-up to Menstrual Hygiene Day, CanWaCH is pleased to invite our members and partners to join us for two consecutive roundtable discussions TOMORROW. If you are a communications, public engagement or programming professional in global health interested in joining the discussion, please email us at [email protected] for more information!
Looking to make some local to global connections? Join the Equal Futures Network at 11:30 am EDT tomorrow for a session on menstrual equity in Canada! This is your opportunity to connect with like minded organizations working locally across the country to brainstorm ideas, exchange challenges and forge a way forward. Register today to join the conversation.
The only way to beat the COVID-19 virus is to beat it everywhere. Ensuring that everyone is vaccinated, no matter where they live, is a complex challenge requiring multiple solutions and the need to leverage every tool available to us. The roadmap to vaccinating the world against COVID-19, including the most marginalized populations, is one we all need to navigate together. Check out our new resource on vaccine equity to learn about the key areas that Canadian organizations are focused on to help end the COVID-19 pandemic.
In commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), this webinar introduces a forthcoming CanWaCH toolkit for integrating LGBTI people into work in developing countries. Join us on May 20th at 11:00 am EDT for an overview of LGBTI populations, trends in data, health needs, organizational capacity and readiness to address LGBTI issues, and tips on how to move forward.
Across diverse and continually changing humanitarian and fragile contexts, one consistent challenge is measuring impact and positive change. In our final critical dialogue series, partners from the Canadian Collaborative for Global Health will discuss the findings and implication of their work in this reality. Join us on May 27th at 11:00 am EDT to explore the challenges of measuring impact in humanitarian contexts, particularly in regards to health and rights programming.
Today’s world is confronted with an unprecedented need for sound research evidence to inform policies and programs. What can we learn from past experiences? Join us on June 3rd at 10:30 am EDT to explore how the concept of “evidence to action” was implemented by the IMCHA initiative to improve maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Travel guidance for international development partners during the pandemic is now live on the Global Affairs Canada website. For more resources, check out the COVID-19 resource section on the CanWaCH website.
Did you miss International Day of the Midwife on May 5th? Not to worry, the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) has you covered! Join CAM for a film screening of the 30 minute documentary “VOICE, CHOICE, CHANGE: The Lives of Midwives” on May 26th at 12:00 pm EDT. Register today to follow the lives of four midwives from South Sudan and Canada, as they negotiate a diverse array of personal and professional challenges in an ongoing search for respect in their respective midwifery practices.
May 28, Menstrual Hygiene Day
Mothers tap into the power of peer support, Nutrition International
Turning food fortification regulations into reality in Pakistan, Nutrition International
A maternal health worker in Bangladesh navigates COVID-19 protocol, Nutrition International
Measuring Change with a Feminist Lens, Oxfam Canada
Global Affairs Canada Requirements FAQs, Digna, the Canadian Centre of expertise on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)
CanWaCH, Communications Assistant, Canada
Cuso International, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ottawa
Nutrition International, Procurement and Contracting Officer, Ottawa
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights, Director of Government Relations
ADRA Sudan, Protection Specialist (F/M), Sudan
Children Believe, Director, Grants Acquisition, Markham
Save the Children Canada, Director, People & Operations, Toronto
RésoSanté Colombie-Britannique, Appui en français pour les étudiants et étudiantes en sciences de la santé, BC
Nutrition International, Manager, Internal Communications, Ottawa
Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights, Development Policy Officer
Women Enabled International (WEI), Executive Director
Nutrition International, Manager, Strategy & Governance, Ottawa
Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, Senior Global WASH Advisor, Calgary
Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD), 2SLGBTQ+ History Program
Have an opportunity that you would like to share with us? Please contact us at [email protected].
May 13, 2021
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