Announcing CanWaCH’s new CEO
The Board of Directors for the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) congratulates Julia Anderson on her selection as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Read the release here.
Members and Associates: It's Renewal Time!
CanWaCH Members: Have you renewed your membership yet? Remember, membership fees are due November 1, 2020, and must be paid in full in order to vote at the CanWaCH Annual General Meeting on November 24, 2020. To renew, please click here. For more information, please contact Nicole Jamrozinski.
Join us at our virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Over the past year, the world has borne witness to a flood of pressing issues causing uncertainty and the need for action. From the climate crisis to COVID-19, now marks the time to come together to reflect on the interconnectedness of the human experience. Join CanWaCH at our upcoming AGM on November 24, as we focus on Canada’s collective response to current global public health issues. Register here!
Mobilizing for gender equality
To mark Canada's Gender Equality Week 2020, we hosted a special virtual convening featuring two days of diverse multi-day programming led by experts in advocacy, education, policy development, research, programming and more. Listen to the recordings here!
Member Spotlight: Partners in Health Canada
Bending the Arc, a documentary film that follows the founding story of Partners In Health, is coming to ProQuest and Netflix on October 22! Bending the Arc is a documentary about a team of young people—Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, Ophelia Dahl—whose charitable medical work 30 years ago ignited a global health movement. Watch the trailer here and learn more about the film here!
Data in Action
Maximizing existing data to strengthen program design, evaluation, and impact
Do NGOs need to conduct baseline surveys for program design and evaluation? Can publically available data be used instead? Join Canadian Collaborative for Global Health partners HealthBridge Foundation of Canada and partners, Université de Montréal & Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (CCIHP) for an in-depth discussion on October 29! Register here. For more about this Collaborative project, click here.
Articles & Publications
Unleashing power through girls’ education, Plan International Canada
Making Connections: Insights on Engaging the Public in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Horizons of Friendship
COVID-19 means millions of children are out of school – here’s how we can help them, Canadian Feed the Children
The Global Girlhood Report 2020: How COVID-19 is putting progress in peril, Save the Children Canada
Safe Abortion via Telemedicine during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond, Grand Challenges Canada
Rapid assessment of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on target groups of the project "Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Son La, Vietnam,” HealthBridge Foundation of Canada
Partnerships to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Kenya, Amref Health Africa
What Catherine knows about her health and rights, Canadian Feed the Children
October 16, World Food Day, Global
October 17, Global Health Students and Young Professionals Summit 2020, Virtual
October 17, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Global
October 19, Canadian Conference on Global Health, Virtual
October 20, World Statistics Day, Global
October 24, United Nations Day, Global
October 24, World Development Information Day, Global
October 29, Maximizing existing data to strengthen program design, evaluation, and impact, Virtual
November, Knovember: A month to share knowledge, Virtual
November 4, Annual Global Child Health Conference, Virtual
November 12, World Pneumonia Day, Global
November 14, World Diabetes Day, Global
November 14-15, Results Canada's National Conference, Virtual
Jobs & Opportunities
Creating Hope in Conflict: a Humanitarian Grand Challenge, Grand Challenges Canada
Canadian Mobilization for Gender Equality Coordinator, CanWaCH, Virtual
Senior Communications Officer, CanWaCH, Virtual
2021 Global Child Health Catalyst Grant, The Centre for Global Child Health
Donor Relations Coordinator, Humanitarian Coalition, Ottawa ON
UN Trust Fund: Call for Proposals, United Nations
Beijing +25 Advocacy Grants Program, Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights
Executive Assistant, CanWaCH, Virtual
Generation Equality: Supporting a New Wave of Youth-Led Activism for Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Have an opportunity that you would like to share with us? Please contact us at info@CanWaCH.ca.