During COVID-19, healthcare workers face many challenges, including a lack of PPE supply. The 3D printing community stepped up during the early stages of the pandemic. It provided an alternative manufacturing source that will provide excellent service moving forward.
Canadians are in desperate need of information about COVID-19 vaccines. As Canada begins to outline their communication strategy, it cannot miss any steps.
In the past week, members from the Canadian chapter of the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP Canada) and the BIPOC Women’s Health Network (BIPOC WHN) sat down for an Instagram Live discussion on youth health equity, specifically the role that youth organizing can play in promoting sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
Health equity is lost in the global hunt for COVID-19 vaccines while countries subscribe to Vaccine Nationalism rather than explore global distribution.
Did you know that since 1991, Canadians have recognized the country’s contributions to international aid and humanitarian assistance with something known as International Development Week (IDW)?
Never-ending deadlines. To-do lists. Lunches on-the-go. Inboxes that are never empty. It’s a challenge that nearly everyone can relate to: Creating clear boundaries between our work and personal lives so that — despite never-ending tasks and obligations — we can strike somewhat of a balance and avoid burnout.
Did you know that women comprise 70% of the global health workforce, but only account for 25% of leadership positions? This landscape needs to change.
This past week marked the final week of this campaign. Although we’re sad to see this campaign ending, we’re feeling inspired and refreshed by the insightful motivations and questions that push these leaders to pursue their work. Read below to be inspired by 5 more emerging professionals!
Welcome to the third instalment of our Emerging Leaders Campaign. A campaign dedicated to celebrating health professionals in all areas of global health. We have reached out to a variety of emerging global health leaders who are either in school, working in policy, hospitals and/or academics to ask for their advice and experiences for those who wish to enter the field. This week we feature 5 outstanding emerging leaders who are inspiring me to work towards my goals. These individuals did not have linear career paths, but they all have worked extremely hard towards promoting health equity and creating human connection.
It’s the 32nd World AIDS Day and I am committed to share my message of compassion and to remind us all that people can live life beyond AIDS.