Women’s contributions to health policy, research and practice globally have a profound impact on health systems and livelihoods.
Imagine: you are seven months pregnant and due for your prenatal check-up, but the nearest health centre is 18 kilometres away. With very little money to pay for travel, you have no choice but to walk.
The 2019 Canadian Conference on Global Health contributed to furthering the research agenda and debate on the global politics of health through the theme of “Governance for Global Health: Power, Politics, and Justice”.
In the weeks that have followed the Canadian Conference on Global Health, I found myself reflecting on many of the topics discussed among colleagues and how these important insights link to knowledge translation: how do we as a global health community move forward to enact the changes we so often
The theme of the Canadian Conference on Global Health, Governance for Global Health: Power, Politics, and Justice, raised pertinent and timely questions regarding global health in the 21st century.