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2017 Leaving no one behind? Reflection for action in a changing world

2017 Leaving no one behind? Reflection for action in a changing world

On October 29-31, 2017, more than 500 people from more than 25 countries gathered in Ottawa, Canada for the 23rd Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH).  Practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers came to share their knowledge and experience and find new ways to work together.

View the final report


On January 1, 2016, the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into effect to end extreme poverty while combatting health, social and economic injustices - with an overarching goal to leave no one behindWith this global context in mind, the 23rd Canadian Conference on Global Health  provided a forum for reflecting on the first 1000 days of global action and implementation of the SDGs as they impact on the health and well-being of nations around the world.

Read about conference themes here...


Poster winners

  • Hillman award for best student poster: K Srikanth Reddy, McGill University, Canada VIEW PDF POSTER
    A conflict of commitments? multi-sectoral perspectives on WHO FCTC implementation in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia
  • Janet Martins, Nacional health institute, Mozambique VIEW PDF POSTER
    Evaluation of the Impact of an Intervention at the Maternal and Child Care Management Level: The Case of Scheduled Appointments
  • Maguil Gouja, Clotilde Traoré, Centre de coopération internationale en santé et développement (CCISD) VIEW PDF POSTER
    La santé sexuelle d’un groupe vulnérable au burkina faso  -  le cas des orpailleurs face à l’infection au vih-sida et ist

Final Program

View the final program in PDF (updated October 26)

Abstract books 

Sponsors: Thank you to our sponsors! 

  • International Development Research Centre
  • Leacross Foundation
  • University of Waterloo
  • Heritage Canada