Conversations with Canadians About Global Health During COVID 19

CanWaCH Webinar – Conversations with Canadians About Global Health During COVID-19

On April 15, 2020, CanWaCH’s Public Engagement Working Group led a conversation about how our sector can strengthen and align our collective engagement with Canadians in global health and international development during COVID-19.

PART 1. INTRODUCTION

A. Welcome – Alli Bunting, Manager, Program and Operations, Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) https://youtu.be/k2s2rq2S35M

B. Agenda and Opening Remarks – Jennifer Foulds, Communications & PR Director, Amref Health Africa in Canada 2:06
PART 2. PRESENTATIONS

A. COVID-19 related communications and engagement challenges for Canada’s global health and international development sector – Dr. Spencer Henson, Professor, Guelph Institute of Development Studies 4:06

B. Canada’s response to COVID-19 – Terry Chemij, Manager, Public Engagement and Awareness, World Vision Canada 23:50

C. Global Affairs Canada on how the sector can work together

1. Latifa Belmahdi, Executive Director, Strategic Communications, International Development, Global Affairs Canada 28:37

2. Pascale Thivierge, Deputy Director, Engagement of Canadians, Partnerships for Development Innovation, Global Affairs Canada 33:05

PART 3. OPEN DISCUSSION 42:09

PART 4. CONCLUDING REMARKS – Jennifer Foulds, Communications & PR Director, Amref Health Africa in Canada 56:30

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