Global Health Equity

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Who are we?

Ronald Labonté
Professor and Canada  Research Chair (Globalization and Health Equity)
School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
University of Ottawa

Amir Attaran
Canada Research Chain in Law, Population Health and Global Development Policy; Associate Professor, Faculties of Law and Medicine, University of Ottawa.
His current research interests include studies on the social and policy determinants of health in areas policy ranging from malaria to AIDS to hypertension; the fight against criminally counterfeit, falsified and substandard medicines; the role of intellectual property and trade law on access to medicines in less developed countries; and the application of human rights law in armed conflict and anti-terrorism.

Ivy Bourgeault
Professor, Telfer School of Management and Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa; CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources; Scientific Director of the pan-Ontario Population Health Improvement Research Network and the Ontario Health Human Resource Research Network.

Jonathan Crush
CIGI Chair in Global Migration and Development, Professor Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University; Professor, Basillie School of International Affairs
He is a frequent commentator on issues of migration, food security and xenophobia in the Global South and has consulted for the IOM, ILO, UNDP, UNAIDS, UNESCO, CIDA-CIC, OECD and various African governments.

Cheryl Levitt
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University.

Corinne Packer
Researcher, Globalization and Health Equity Unit, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa.