How to influence government, make sausage, and not lose friends – Michael Clarke

How to influence government, make sausage, and not lose friends  by Michael Clarke, Co-Chair, CCGHR Policy and Advocacy Committee The remaining vestiges of democratic process in our federal government can be exploited to ensure that public opinion is heard.  The challenge remains to get that opinion reflected in policy and practice. That challenge is most […]

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Call for Applications: CARTA Graduate Workshop 2016

Call for Applications: CARTA Graduate Workshop 2016 This call is for recent PhD graduates interested in building on the skills and competencies acquired during doctoral training through a graduate workshop. The workshop is provided by the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA), a consortium of nine universities and four research institutes in sub-Saharan […]

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Students and Young Professionals Network Executive Seeking New Members

CCGHR’s Students and Young Professionals Network (SYPN) seeks leaders to join executive Background In 2014, the CCGHR’s Students and Young Professional Network (SYPN) was formed to formally represent Coalition members who are students and young professionals (SYPs). This was an important step in recognizing the unique needs and interests of SYPs, with the development of […]

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Announcing the first annual ONTARIO COALITION INSTITUTE

Announcing the first annual ONTARIO COALITION INSTITUTE Following the “style” of its earlier Summer Institutes, the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research is pleased to announce an innovative and more localized pilot model—the Ontario Coalition Institute (OCI). The OCI is a collaborative venture involving four southern Ontario universities, all of whom are CCGHR institutional members. […]

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Open letter to Ministers Bibeau and Philpott – PAC Committee

Recognizing the “policy window” opened by the new Liberal government, the CCGHR’s Policy and Advocacy Committee (PAC) recently submitted an open letter to The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, addressing the importance of global health research. Led by committee co-chairs, Michael Clarke and Katrina […]

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