Wildfires in BC: Health effects and system implications in a global perspective

March 27, 2019 at 12:00pm PT Wildfires are becoming more severe in British Columbia (BC) and most areas of Canada. In 2017, over 1,300 fires displaced 65,000 residents, including 880 patients and 700 health system staff, costing over $560 million. In 2018, the largest area burned on record, disproportionately impacting remote and Indigenous communities. During bothContinue reading “Wildfires in BC: Health effects and system implications in a global perspective”

Pre-workshop prep: Planetary health

These resource guides provide an introduction to planetary health. Main sessions Session 1 What (on earth) is planetary health: Planetary health through Western and Indigenous lenses Session 2 Mobilizing our commitment to the future through equity- and evidence-informed health equity action Session 3 Planetary health at the local level: The health co-benefits of a oneContinue reading “Pre-workshop prep: Planetary health”

BCCI external consultations for CIHR-IDRC strategic planning

May 2, 2018 at 12:00pm PT The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) held a series of consultations in reference to its global health strategic planning exercise, in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). These were regional events and by invitation only. After each CIHR-IDRC session, one-page briefing notes were prepared for CCGHR members. CIHR agreed toContinue reading “BCCI external consultations for CIHR-IDRC strategic planning”

Pre-workshop prep: CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research

These resources provide an introduction to the CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research. Read the CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research. Watch the video on the CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research. Consider the following questions, and be prepared to share your thoughts: How do these principles fit with your own comfort zone? Where do they stretchContinue reading “Pre-workshop prep: CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research”