Global Leadership Series
The Global Leadership Series is a periodic event designed to cultivate discussion around topical and timely global child health issues. The Centre welcomes thought-leaders from around the world as keynote speakers and panelists to share their experiences and insights for improving global child health and development.
Past sessions include:
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Demystify the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Childhood Growth Stunting-A Gut Perspective
Monday, March 20, 2017
Keynote speaker: Dr. Chris Karp, Director, Global Health Discovery & Translational Sciences and Dr. Anita Zaidi, Director, Enteric and Diarrheal Diseases (EDD) program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Keynote speaker: Dr. John G. Meara, Kletjian Professor of Global Surgery and Director of the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School; Plastic Surgeon-in-Chief at Boston Children's Hospital and Co-Chair, Lancet Commission on Global Surgery.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Keynote speaker: Dr. Vikram Patel, Professor and Welcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Public Health Foundation of India.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Keynote speaker: Dr Judith Shamian, President, International Council of Nurses
Friday, April 22, 2016
Keynote speaker: Dr. Margaret E. Kruk, Associate Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Keynote speaker: Laura Payton, Senior Writer, Political Correspondent, Maclean's and 2015 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship Recipient
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Keynote speaker: Professor John N. Lavis, Canada Research Chair in Evidence-Informed Health Systems and Director, McMaster Health Forum.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Keynote speaker: Julio Frenk, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and former Minister of Health, Mexico
Panel: Pam Hubley, Chief, Professional Practice and Nursing, SickKids; Dr. Julie Johnstone, Staff Paediatrician, SickKids; Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health and Policy, and Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Canadian Approaches to Global Child Health
Speakers: Diane Jacovella, Assistant Deputy Minister, Department of Foreign Trade and Development; Dr. Robert Black, Professor, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, Co-Director, Centre for Global Child Health, moderated by CBC’s Senior Reporter Kim Brunhuber.
INTERGROWTH-21st Study: Neonatal and Infant Growth Standards
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Speakers: Professor Stephen Kennedy, Oxford University; Professor Jose Villar, Oxford University; Dr. Jae H. Kim, UC San Diego Medical Center; Dr. Marcelo Urquia, St. Michael’s Hospital,moderated by Dr. Daniel Roth, SickKids
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