Eva Slawecki

Executive Director of the Canadian Society for International Health

Eva Slawecki is the Executive Director of the Canadian Society for International Health and has over 15 years of experience in global health and international development focused on health systems strengthening and institutional capacity-building. Eva holds a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Ottawa and has expertise in evidence-based medicine and information systems in post-Soviet countries in transition. She works with partners in Canada and globally collaborating with Canadian and global partners in designing, implementing and monitoring large scale projects for funders such as Public Health Agency of Canada, Global Affairs Canada, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank.  She provides oversight on the Canadian HCV and HIV Knowledge to Action Program; the annual Canadian Conference on Global Health; technical assistance programs in Mongolia; and women’s, children’s, and adolescent health projects in Tanzania. In addition, she has experience with projects in primary health care, medical education, health information systems, and communicable and non-communicable diseases in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Croatia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan.  Eva has taken on a mentoring role for CIHR’s Health System Impact Fellowship and is leading the Canadian Women in Global Health Initiative. She has contributed to a number of peer-reviewed articles highlighted evidence-based decision making and information systems in relation to her work with post-Soviet countries in transition.