COVID-19 Webinars and Resources
CanWaCH is working to support our members and partners as Canadians pull together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In our COVID-19 Resource Centre, you'll find resources as well as past and upcoming webinars that focus on funding, operational and programming implications, mental health considerations and communications and messaging, among other topics.
If you’ve participated in a past webinar, please complete a quick survey below on how we can improve future webinars:
→ Coffee with CanWaCH: Navigating a Virtual/Remote Workplace During COVID-19
→ Committed to Deliver: Global Health Programming & Operations Amid COVID-19
→ SMO Exchange: Sharing Lessons Learned
→ Webinar Wednesday: Mental Health at Home and the Workplace During COVID-19
Conversations with Canadians About Global Health During COVID-19
Join CanWaCH’s Public Engagement Working Group (PEWG) for a conversation about how our sector can strengthen and align our collective engagement with Canadians in global health and international development during COVID-19. Representatives from Global Affairs Canada will participate in this important conversation. CanWaCH is pleased to offer simultaneous translation in French and English for this webinar. Register here!
Who is a healthcare worker making a difference in your life?
This week is #WorldHealthWorkerWeek! From midwives to doctors, frontline health workers are the backbone of every health system. We're celebrating health workers this week with a series of videos commending their heroic efforts in keeping us safe and healthy. Check out the videos on Instagram, and join the conversation by telling us about a healthcare worker making a difference in your life or community!
Games and Activities for Youth of All Ages!
Looking for educational games and activities? CanWaCH has compiled an Educational Guide to Canada’s Leadership in Global Health and Gender Equality. This guide features games and activities for a range of ages that have been developed by Canadian organizations working to advance global health and gender equality around the world. Bookmark this page and check in frequently for our regular updates as more games and activities become available! Is there an activity that you would like to share? Please contact Lauren Murray, CanWaCH’s Senior Public Engagement Officer.
Register for the RADAR Measurement Tool Training Series
Together with Johns Hopkins University, CanWaCH is pleased to be hosting a free 4-part online training series on select RADAR measurement tools. These tools have been developed as part of the Government of Canada's initiative to improve accountability for its maternal and child health investments. Space is limited, so register early!
Call for Nominations: CanWaCH’s Public Engagement Working Group
Join CanWaCH's Public Engagement Working Group (PEWG) to help build awareness of Canadian leadership in global health and gender equality! Submit your nomination by 5:00 pm EDT on Friday, April 10, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Murray, Senior Public Engagement Officer.
CanWaCH is also excited to announce that we are recruiting two youth delegates (18-24 years old) to participate on the PEWG! With a unique perspective as young leaders, these delegates will provide valuable insights and feedback for how CanWaCH and its members can better engage Canadian youth in our work. Submit your application by 5:00 pm EDT on Friday, April 10, 2020.
Call for Nominations: CanWaCH’s Stakeholder Engagement and Policy Working Group
CanWaCH's Stakeholder Engagement and Policy Working Group (SEPWG) has also launched its call for nominations. SEPWG members inform and advise Canadian stakeholders about global health and gender equality! Submit your nomination by 5:00 pm EDT on Friday, April 10, 2020.
Have Your Say! CanWaCH Member and Associate Survey 2020
The CanWaCH Member and Associate Survey is an opportune moment to have your say on how we shape the coming year, including the tools, resources and additional benefits that you would like to see us offer in 2020-2021. Complete the survey here and don’t forget to share it with your colleagues!
Where in the world is Canada? Find out with the CanWaCH Project Explorer
Looking for key information about Canada’s global impact? Searching across multiple sources and websites to find out about the work of Canadian international development practitioners, their projects and funding can be difficult and time-consuming. With the CanWaCH Project Explorer, you can access the most comprehensive data on Canadian global health and gender equality projects worldwide. Learning from others and connecting to a large global community of like-minded organizations has never been easier. Discover how a simple search can help advance your programming!
Frequently Asked Questions about the Project Explorer
Get to know our Project Explorer with this list of frequently asked questions! Learn about the types of projects featured in the Project Explorer, who can access the data available, and more.
Data Questions? Ask them here!
Have a question related to data, research, technology, or monitoring and evaluation? Ask our metrics team!
Articles & Publications
“Caremongering” needs to turn to the developing world, Policy Options
Including the vulnerable in the fight against COVID-19, Humanity & Inclusion
Do's and Don'ts: How to talk about poverty and coronavirus, Results Canada
From commitments to action: Advancing gender equality in global health leadership, Canadian Society for International Health
April 15, Conversations with Canadians About Global Health During COVID-19, Virtual
April 16, Menstruation 101: A Beginner's Guide to Menstrual Bleeding and Disorders, Virtual
April 25th, World Malaria Day, Global
May 5, International Day of the Midwife, Global
May 12, International Nurses Day, Global
May 5, RADAR Measurement Tool Training Series: Open Data Kit & Analysis, Virtual
May 12, RADAR Measurement Tool Training Series: Open Data Kit & Analysis, Virtual
May 15, International Day of Families, Global
May 23, International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, Global
May 19, RADAR Measurement Tool Training Series: Open Data Kit & Analysis, Virtual
May 26, RADAR Measurement Tool Training Series: Open Data Kit & Analysis, Virtual
May 28th, Menstrual Hygiene Day, Global
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Jobs & Opportunities
Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, Project Coordinator, Ottawa, Canada
Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Call for Applications: Teachers’ Forum on Global Hunger & Food Security, Canada
Horizons of Friendship, Open Nominations: 2020 Founders Award, Canada
International Development Research Centre, David Hopper Prizes for Leadership in Research for Development, Canada
Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada, Volunteer Manager, Ottawa, Canada
Have an opportunity that you would like to share with us? Please contact us at info@CanWaCH.ca.