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2023 Canadian Conference on Global Health

2023 Canadian Conference on Global Health


The Canadian Conference on Global Health is an annual conference that brings together researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and students from various disciplines and sectors to discuss pressing global health issues. The conference provides a platform for sharing knowledge, best practices, and innovations in global health research, policy, and practice.

The 2023 Canadian Conference on Global Health will be held in person from October 16 to 18, 2023 at the Westin Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and virtually.


Registration is now closed.



Please consult the schedule on Oxford Abstracts for the most up-to-date information on the conference schedule.


Participants attending the conference in person are encouraged to book a room at the Westin Ottawa or at surrounding hotels.

Invitation letters

Given the length of time needed to have a visa application processed, CAGH will stop issuing letters of invitation effective September 1.

International invitees seeking entry into Canada to attend the CCGH can find more information about the visa application process here.

Call for abstracts

The deadline for submitting abstracts was June 7, 2023. Our committees will review and evaluate the submissions received; we will be in touch with those who have submitted abstracts very shortly.


2023 Conference Theme

From Rhetoric to Action: Moving policy, research, and practice

The nature of global health is arguably centered on health equity, inclusivity, and research and practice. [...] What is often missing is an emphasis on moving from rhetoric to action. What do we need to do next to take the knowledge we have to advance policy, research, and practice in light of resource constraints and lack of political will?....

Read the complete conference theme and subtheme descriptions

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors