Fourth Annual Student Forum on Systems Thinking in Global Health, Feb. 11

The 4th annual Student Forum on Systems Thinking in Global Health will be taking place at Brock University this February 11th from 8am-5pm. This event, organized by the Student Chapters from McMaster University, University of Waterloo, University of Calgary and Brock University will bring together students, faculty and young professionals to learn about the various systems that influence and […]

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SYPN Student Chapter Pitch Competition

The CCGHR Global Health Forum Presents:  The 1st Annual  Student Chapter Pitch Competition The CCGHR Students and Young Professionals Network (SYPN) is excited to announce the FIRST annual Global Health Pitch Competition. The pitch competition provides the opportunity for SYPs and student chapter members to: Apply their global health knowledge and skills in a creative, […]

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The CCGHR is Seeking a Part-Time Project Officer

Job Posting – Part-time Project Officer (28 hours weekly) Position Type: Contract – Part-Time Application Deadline: Noon EST on January 6, 2017 Location(s): Canada The Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) is a not-for-profit organization promoting better and more equitable health worldwide by mobilizing greater Canadian investment and involvement in global health research, nurturing […]

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Professor Theresa W Gyorkos receives Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award in Global Health Research

Professor Theresa W Gyorkos receives Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award in Global Health Research Congratulations to Professor Gyorkos for receiving the annual Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award in Global Health Research. The award was presented by the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research on 2016 November 22, in honour of the Coalition’s founding national coordinator, considered a […]

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Innovative CCGHR Institute launched in Waterloo

Innovative CCGHR Institute launched in Waterloo The Ontario Coalition Institute (OCI), an innovative 3-day learning and networking global health event, was held at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario from September 29 to October 2nd. This inaugural OCI represents a collaboration among four regional universities, all institutional members of the Canadian Coalition […]

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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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