6th iteration of Global Health Student Young Professionals Summit

“The Challenge of Change- It Starts With US”


Location:   Delta Ottawa City Centre, 101 Lyon Street North Ottawa, ON. K1R 5T9

3:30-5pmClosing Plenary at Canadian Conference on Global HealthSession: Intersectoral Action for Governance and Policies// Action intersectorielle pour la gouvernance et les politquesBallroom B/C Delta Ottawa City Centre
5- 8pmSocial Event (Mix and Mingle)Remarks by: Dr. Courtney HowardCAPE Board President, Yellowknife NT&Dominique SourisCo-Founder and Executive of Youth Climate LabLIFT Restaurant Delta Ottawa City Centre

SUNDAY OCT. 20th 2019

Location:   Richcraft Hall, Carleton University

9376 University Drive, Ottawa ON, K1S 5B8

Program Overview

8:00- 8:30 amRegistration/ Coffee & Tea**Poster set up**Atrium
8:30- 8:45 amWelcome & Opening RemarksRoom 2200
8:45-9:30 amOpening KeynoteAyah NayfehPhD (cand.) U of TCanadian Foundation of Healthcare ImprovementRoom 2200
9:30-10:30 amPoster Presentations/ Coffee & Tea/ Partnership BoothsAtrium2228
10:35-11:50 amMorning SessionsPlease See Below
11:50-12:45pmLunch (Poster viewing & Networking)Atrium
12:45 -1:35pmCareers PanelAyah NayfehYipeng GeDr. Geneviève BoisTrina LokenRebecca DavidsonAndrew DofurRoom 2200
1:35- 1:45pmHealth Break/ Coffee & TeaAtrium
1:45- 3:20pmAfternoon SessionsPlease See Below
3:20- 3:30pmHealth Break/ Coffee & TeaAtrium
3:30-4:15pmClosing KeynoteChris HoustonGrand Challenges CanadaRoom 2200
4:15-4:30pmClosing RemarksRoom 2200

Morning Sessions

TimeRoom 2200Room 2220Room 2224
10:35- 11:00amManaging ethical dilemmas in global health experiential education
By: Dr. Neil Arya
Canadian Physicians for Research and Education in Peace
Improving the health of a billion people: an interactive workshop exploring neglected tropical diseases
By: Mary Ellen Sellers & Dr. Alison Krentel & Group
Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases
Experiences with Médecins Sans Frontières
By: Dr. Ann Duggan & Vanessa Rymes

Afternoon Sessions

TimeRoom 2200Room 2220Room 2224
1:45- 2:30pmUnpacking the community score card model in Tanzania: a citizen-led approach to good governance in holding local health systems to account

By: Rebecca Davidson
CARE Canada
Reconciliation in action: an exercise of practice and understanding

By: Erick Carreras
Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres
Climate change and health, and its integration in the health curriculum

By: Yousra-Imane Benaskeur & Maria Alexandra Rosca
2:30-2:35pmHealth BreakHealth BreakHealth Break
2:35-3:20pmMultilateral negotiations and diplomacy at the WHO

By: Andrew Defor
Center for Global Health Security & Diplomacy
Ethical innovation in humanitarian contexts

By: Guatham Krishnaraj
PhD (cand.) McMaster University
Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights: rise of right-wing politics in the americas & the importance of effective leadership

By: Rosa Lakabi & Kussil Oumedjbeur