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Unformatted text preview: Presentation Plan • Introducing the CCGHR • The “Summer Institute”: an example of capacity building for knowledge use- what it is- what we do- examples of knowledge use- outcomes; lessons; challenges Introducing the CCGHR (1) Who we are : • a not-for-profit organization (created in 2003) • 700 + members (40% other than Canadian) • Goal: To increase Canada’s investment and involvement in “global health research” • Board of Directors; Secretariat (in Ottawa) • Task Groups (n=7); examples:- TG on Capacity Building- TG on ‘Research to Action” Introducing the CCGHR (2) What we do: • Mobilizing support (advocacy) • Capacity building through “south-Canada” partnerships - Examples:- the “Summer Institute for new global health researchers”- TG on “Building Partnerships” (tools, services) • Special focus on Research to Action The Summer Institute (1) Objectives: • Explore the “research to action” challenge and apply this to specific project(s) • Increase understanding of global forces that impact on health • Competency development (e.g.-advocacy, leadership, partnership building, knowledge translation) • Career development [for “new” global health researchers”] The Summer Institute (2) Learning strategies & methods: • Pre-Institute preparation (e-dialogue, readings, introductions-- on website) • Work in “dyads” - a Canadian with a ‘partner’ from a low & middle-income country [LMIC]- 20 - 24 participants (10-12 dyads) per institute • Develop a “research to action” plan for specific project, with the help of a facilitator • Presentations, workshops, field trips • “Alumni” program The Summer Institute (3) Locations: • SI-1: Halifax, CANADA • SI-2: Ifakara Health & Development Research Centre, TANZANIA [participants from: Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, S.Africa, Zambia + Canada] • SI-3: Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP), Cuernavaca, MEXICO [participants from: Bolivia, India, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Palestine, Uganda, Zambia + Canada] Examples of Knowledge Use (1) Country: UGANDA [SI-2] Project: Injuries in Ugandan children Key research findings (knowledge): • High proportion of motor vehicle accidents involve children who are pedestrians; • Specific interventions make a difference (e.g....
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