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Centre for Global Child Health

Global child health is the health and well-being of children everywhere, independent of geographic borders. The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research and education.

SickKids has a rich history of innovation in global paediatric health and with a reputable network of global partners, the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health is well poised to effectively address global child health issues in resource-poor environments.

The Centre for Global Child Health is the dedicated hub for global child health-focused activities at SickKids. The Centre supports the global agenda for newborn, child and adolescent health  through collaborative research grounded in scholarship, sustainable capacity building through education, the use of evidence to inform policy development, and advocacy for improved health for children and families.

SickKids is proud to endorse the United Nations’ Every Woman, Every Child Global Strategy and to be a part of Canada’s contribution to improving maternal, newborn and child health around the world. As one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health, SickKids is in a unique position to make an impact on a global level.

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