Canada and Global Health: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future

Great Explorations at UTSC with guest speaker Anne-Emanuelle Birn

Professor Anne-Emanuelle Birn served as Canada Research Chair in International Health from 2001 to 2013. As a faculty member in U of T Scarborough’s Centre for Critical Development Studies, Dr. Birn’s current studies examine the history of child health and child rights in Uruguay, health politics in Cold War Latin America, and social justice oriented South-to-South cooperation in health. The author of journal articles and books including Oxford University Press’s 2017 Textbook of Global Health, Dr. Birn has received Fulbright and Rotary fellowships and is a member of the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society. She was recognized among the top 100 Women Leaders in Global Health in 2014 and just last year was named to the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health.

April 10 - Canada and Global Health: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future:  What role does Canada play in the global health arena? How can Canada’s global health policies better reflect the public’s collective priorities?

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