CSIH in the Media

CSIH in the Media

CSIH and its partners raise awareness about global health issues and events with the Canadian - and sometimes international - public and policy makers through print and broadcast media, and through new technologies and social media. Below you will find some of our coverage in more traditional media. You can also follow CSIH on Facebook and on Twitter.

NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

December 12, 2017

Have you ever heard of NCDs? If you haven't, you aren't alone: non-communicable diseases or NCDs are a crucial health issue, but not the best known. Worse, NCDs have a serious public relations issue: 

Civil Registration And Vital Statistics Systems Are About People, Not Numbers

November 30, 2017

Nations should understand who is dying, when their people are dying, where they're dying, and from what disease, injury or condition.

There are Barriers to the World We All Want

November 23, 2017

Inequalities in wealth and power continue to worsen, while the past few decades have made only a modicum of improvement in the lives of the world's poorest.

Cholera in Haiti is the UN's Dreadful Legacy

November 23, 2017

In 2010, Haiti was hit by the two most devastating disasters in its history, an earthquake and the outbreak of cholera. But unlike a natural disaster, cholera is a preventable and utterly ...

Time for Dialogue in the Dark in Health Care

October 31, 2017

Despite having seen firsthand the struggles faced by a person with a visual impairment, it was only when I went to a "Dialogue in the Dark" exhibition – where the sighted are blindfolded and guided by the visually impaired – ...

Leaving No One Behind? Reflections for Action in a Changing World

October 24, 2017

A baby born in sub-Saharan Africa is 14 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than a baby born elsewhere in the world. Men are 4 times more at risk...

Screening baby boomers for hepatitis C will save lives

July 25, 2017

Thousands of Canadians are going about their business, oblivious to the fact they have been carrying a life-threatening disease for 10, 20, 30 years. Screening would permit early detection, effective treatment, and help prevent the spread of hepatitis C.

Seven Global Health Issues to Watch in 2017


January 23, 2017

In 2017 new developments, new leaders and new threats promise to tug the reins of global health organizations and send us off in unexpected directions. Here is a list of the seven global health issues to watch over the course of the year.

Making health systems resilient is a top priority

Relief Web

November 17, 2016

Investing in health systems resilience is “considerably more cost-effective” than financing emergency response and is likely to better protect people’s health and well-being in both emergencies and normal times, said Dr.

Global health systems researchers meet in Vancouver

Vancouver Sun

November 15, 2016

More than 2,000 global health experts are in Vancouver this week sharing research and ideas about how to improve access to care, especially to disadvantaged populations and in low income countries with fragile, disorganized health systems.

Experts call for more resilient health systems to manage future health crises

Canada newswire

November 13, 2016

At the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, hundreds of experts will come together to seek innovative solutions to the biggest issues in global health.

Canada takes a stand against viral hepatitis

Canada Newswire

June 16, 2016

The Honourable Jane Philpott speaks at a Parliamentary Breakfast in Ottawa to launch the World Hepatitis Day 2016 campaign in Canada.