The GHO developed the annual Global Health Speaker Series in 2010. Preeminent experts from all corners of the globe have participated. Topics range from earthquake management to teleradiology in developing countries.
2015/2016 Speakers & Presentations
Ms. Regine Aalders
Counselor for Health, Welfare and Sport, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Dutch Health Care System: Adaptivity to Innovation
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2014/2015 Speakers & Presentations
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics & Arnold L. Johnson Chair in Health Care Ethics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Head of the Division of Clinical Public Health & Professor, Department of Family and
Community Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Ethics and Ebola: How do we address complex ethical issues in an evolving humanitarian emergency?
Visiting Scholar, Maastricht University
Globalization in Health Sciences Education: The Cultural Complexity of Problem-Based Learning Across the World
Canadian Field Manager, Human Resources for Health in Bangladesh Project (HRH) and Cowater International Inc.
Project Director, Human Resources for Health in Bangladesh Project (HRH) and Cowater International Inc.
Canada Supports Bangladesh's Strengthened Management and Training of Nurse Midwives for Improved Maternal and Neonatal Services
2013/2014 Speakers & Presentations
Chief Science and Ethics Officer and Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada
Grand Challenges Canada: Empowering Innovations for Global Health
Dr. Ponnambalam Ravi Selvaganapathy
Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Biomicrofluidics, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada
What is Microfluidics? What can it do for global health?
Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada
Why some sex workers and infants resist HIV-1 infection
Director of the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), Oxford Brookes University
'We’re not in the field any more’: challenges in urban disaster response for aid agencies
Dr. Harry Shannon
Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Evaluating Humanitarian Aid after Disasters
Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Physics, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada
The development of a handheld electronic device for diagnosing tuberculosis at the point-of-need