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.

Health experts criticize Canada vaccine deals, call for international funding

CTV News

September 11, 2020

More than 100 Canadian health and policy experts have joined hands in signing a call to action, led by CCGHR and CSIH, criticizing the federal government of succumbing to "vaccine nationalism".

Canadians honoured for their work to advance women and children's health


March 7, 2019

On International Women's Day, CSIH received the "Partnership" award along with four other agencies for their collaboration on the ENRICH program, which showcases Canadian leadership and success in advancing women and children's health.

Honouring women leaders in global health

February 8, 2019

The McGill University Health Centre interviewed three researchers on what it meant to the named to the first-ever list of Canadian women leaders in global health, and why it is important to recognize women in science.

Raising Awareness in Canadian Prisons

Hep Voice

January 1, 2019

Hep Voice, the magazine of the World Hepatitis Alliance, featured the CSIH Art Contest in Correctional Facilities as an innovative and successful diagnosis initiative in its January 2019 issue.

More women leaders needed to solve world’s problems: former New Zealand PM

CTV News

November 21, 2018

In a sit-down interview with CTV National News Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme at CCGH, former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said that the reason issues such as women’s health and sexual violence remain so pervasive is due to a lack of women at the table.

NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

Huffington Post

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

Huffington Post

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.

Cholera in Haiti is the UN's Dreadful Legacy

Huffington Post

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 ...

There are Barriers to the World We All Want

Huffington Post

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.

Time for Dialogue in the Dark in Health Care

Huffington Post

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

Huffington Post

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.