Symposium Executive Committee

Christina Zarowsky l University of Montreal l Canada

Duncan Saunders l Canadian Society for International Health l Canada

Fadi El-Jardali l HSG Board; American University of Beirut l Lebanon

George Gotsadze l Health Systems Global; Curatio International Foundation l Georgia

Abdul Ghaffar l Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research l Switzerland

Gloria Wiseman l Director, Global Health Division, Global Affairs Canada l Canada

James Fitzgerald l Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization l USA

Kabir Sheikh l HSG Board; Public Health Foundation of India l India

Kate Dickson l Canadian Society for International Health l Canada

Lucy Gilson l HSG Board; University of Cape Town and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Marie-Paule Kieny l World Health Organization l Switzerland

Roman Vega l People’s Health Movement l Colombia

Sara Bennett l HSG Board; Johns Hopkins School of Public Health l USA

Sarah Brown l Canadian Society for International Health l Canada

Sharmila Mhatre l International Development Research Centre l Canada

Marie-Gloriose Ingabire l International Development Research Centre l Canada


Programme Working Group

Christina Zarowsky l University of Montreal l Canada

Daniel Maceira l Center for the Study of State and Society (CEDES); National Council of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET); Economic Department, National University of Buenos Aires l Argentina

George Gotsadze l Health Systems Global; Curatio International Foundation l Georgia

June Webber l University of Ottawa; World Bank Group l Canada

Kopano Mabaso l HSG Board; Oxford University l United Kingdom

Lucy Gilson l University of Cape Town and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine l South Africa

Pascale Allotey l SEACO; School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Monash University l Malaysia

Shehla Zaidi l Aga Khan University l Pakistan

Logistics Committee

George Gotsadze l Health Systems Global; Curatio International Foundation l Georgia

Sarah Brown l Canadian Society for International Health l Canada

Sea to Sky Conference Management l Canada

Fundraising Committee

Kabir Sheikh l HSG Board; Public Health Foundation of India l India

Kate Dickson l Canadian Society for International Health l Canada

George Gotsadze l Health Systems Global; Curatio International Foundation l Georgia

Sara Bennett l HSG Board; Johns Hopkins School of Public Health l USA

Ghaffar Abdul l Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research l Switzerland

Sharmila Mhatre l International Development Research Centre l Canada

Robert Marten l The Rockefeller Foundation l USA

Communications Committee

Jamie Guth l Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) l Switzerland

Kabir Sheikh l HSG Board; Public Health Foundation of India l India

Marg Buchanan l Canadian Society for International Health l Canada

Stephanie Ngo l Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research l Switzerland

América Valdés l Pan American Health Organisation l United States

Andrew McColgan l Canadian Institutes of Health Research l Canada

Candelaria Araoz l Pan American Health Organisation l United States

Donna Eberwine l Pan American Health Organisation l United States

George Gotsadze l HSG Executive Director; Curatio Foundation l Georgia

Gisele Almeida l Pan American Health Organisation l United States

Seye Abimbola l School of Public Health, University of Sydney l Australia

Tom Barker l Institute of Development Studies l United Kingdom

Scientific Committee

We are grateful to the many Scientific Committee members who have contributed their time to review the thousands of submissions for the Fourth Global Symposium. Please see the full list of the Scientific Committee members.

Canadian Coordinating Committee

Abena  Mireku l Global Affairs Canada

Ayah Nayfeh l International Development Research Centre

Charles Larson l Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research

Christina Zarowsky l University of Montreal

Donald Sutherland l Canadian Society for International Health

Erica Di Ruggiero l Canadian Institutes for Health Research

Eva Slawecki l Canadian Society for International Health

Frank Markel l Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research

Gloria Wiseman l Global Affairs Canada

Janet Hatcher Roberts l Ottawa University

Kate Dickson l Canadian Society for International Health

Duncan Saunders l Canadian Society for International Health

Mark Tyndall l British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Sharmila Mhatre l International Development Research Centre

Zoe Boutilier l IDRC

Satellite Session Organizers

General sessions: John Warriner l Alliance for Health Policy and System Research (HSR), World Health Organization

Skill building sessions: Garry Aslanyan and Olumide Ogundahunsi l Special Programme on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), World Health Organization

Multimedia Planning Committee

Pascale Allotey l Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia

Radhika Arora l Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

Leanne Brady l Health Policy and Systems Divsion, University of Cape Town

Walter Flores l Center for the Study of Equity and Governance in Health Systems

Shehla Zaidi l Aga Khan University

Sabine van Elsland l Stellenbsoch University | Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

Ary Silva l Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization

Local Organizing Committee

Mark Tyndall l BCCDC

Kristy Kerr l BCCDC Foundation for Population & Public Health

Christina Zarowsky l University of Montreal

Sea to Sky Meeting Management

Sarah Brown l CSIH

Gina Ogilvie l UBC

Duncan Saunders l CSIH

John O’Neil l SFU

Donald Sutherland l CSIH

Nicola Toffelmire l SFU

Evan Adams l First Nations Health Authority

Michelle Anderson l BCCDC

Angela Kaida l Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University