Antu Hossain is a settler, and first generation Bangladeshi-Canadian applying her social justice values to shape feminist practice in global health programming, monitoring evaluation and learning, and advocacy. She holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of Toronto. Her professional experiences range across government, iNGOs, community development and non-profit. Antu has spearheaded impact evaluations for the Labrador Regional Health Authority to assess their child health and development program across 81 remote communities. She has held policy advisor roles at the Ontario province to design and evaluate child and senior dental health programs, and additionally at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime working to advance harm reduction approaches for people living in prisons. Her thought leadership and knowledge translation skills have bridged civil society, government and academic partners to advance evidence mobilization in sexual and reproductive health and rights, and innovation in measurement and accountability.

Emerging Leader,
Health Policy & Systems,
Social Determinants of Health,
Gender & Health,
Sexual & Reproductive Health