2020 Canadian Women in Global Health Working Group

2020 Canadian Women in Global Health Working Group

The Canadian Women in Global Health Working Group provides local perspective, guidance and expert strategic advice on the Canadian Women in Global Health initiative, including development of the Canadian Women in Global Health List, WGH Canada, and related engagements. 

Dr. Jocalyn Clark, Co-Chair
Founder, Canadian Women in Global Health
Executive Editor, The Lancet
Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Eva Slawecki, Co-Chair
Co-Founder, Canadian Women in Global Health
Executive Director, Canadian Society for International Health
Board Member, Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health

Dr. Barbara Astle
Associate Professor of Nursing, Director, MSN Program, Trinity Western University

Dr. Maman Joyce Dogba
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval

Dr. Margo Greenwood
Academic Leader, National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
University of Northern British Columbia

Janet Hatcher Roberts
Co-Director - WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity

Dr. Sameera Hussain
Co-Founder, Canadian Women in Global Health
Former Senior Policy Advisor, Canadian Society for International Health
Senior Policy Analyst, Public Health Agency of Canada

Dr. Djenana Jalovcic
Inclusive Development Practitioner
Associate Professor, in the Department of Health and Functioning, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Beverly Johnson
Community Familiy Physician, 
Board Member, Federation of Medical Women of Canada

Zeba Khan
Founder and President, PERIOD at UBC

Dr. Felicia Knaul
Director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, Professor at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
Board Member, Women in Global Health Board of Directors

Muriel Mac-Seing
PhD Candidate in Public Health (Global Health Option), Université de Montréal
Co-Lead, Francophone Women in Global Health (WGH Francophone) Working Group

Niki Oveisi
Clinical Research Assistant, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia

The CWIGH Working Group includes membership from the Office for International Affairs of the Health Portfolio - Public Health Agency of Canada.