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Centre for Global Child Health

International Women's Day 2017

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equity.

For International Women’s Day, the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health is championing strong female partnership by showcasing the bold women that are working together in Canada, Africa and the Caribbean to improve the lives of children and their families around the world. Read on to learn about their experiences in leading efforts to address the most pressing global child health issues.

Learn more about our projects:
SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership
SickKids-Caribbean Initiative: Enhancing Capacity for Care in Paediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders
An Integrated Toolkit to Save Newborn Lives and Brains in Kenya