On May 11 meet the researchers at the centre of Canada’s contribution to Global Health Research and Innovation. Learn about the research and innovations being developed in both communicable and non-communicable disease. Find out how government-supported and public-private partnership research are benefiting Canadians and keeping Canada at the forefront of research.
HEALTH RESEARCH CAUCUS GLOBAL HEALTH RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Dr. Frank Plummer, University of Manitoba; Scientific Director, National Microbiology Laboratory, Health Canada.
Dr. Prabhat Jha, St. Michael’s Hospital
Addressing issues of immunization in South Asia and maternal and child health project in Ethiopia
Dr. Karen Yeates, Queen’s University
Use of mobile phones to reduce hypertension in rural Aboriginal communities in Canada and in Tanzania
Dr. Duncan Pederson, Douglas Mental Health University Institute (QC)
Trauma and Global Health: cross-cultural, ethnographic and epidemiological research on violence and mental health outcomes, where the issues of traumatic memory and trauma-related disorders, resilience, healing and coping strategies remain Dr. Pedersen’s most prominent concerns