Gairdner Global Perspectives Panel: Navigating Transitions – Session 2: Risks and Challenges

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Following closely on the launch of The Lancet Series “Optimizing Child and Adolescent Health and Development” on April 28, Gairdner, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) hosted a two-day Global Perspectives Panel event on May 10-11, 2022. Speakers delved into the challenges, interventions and opportunities for school-age and adolescent well-being.

Gairdner Global Perspectives Panel “Navigating Transitions: Current Global Challenges in School-Age and Adolescent Health”

Session 2: Risks and Challenges

CHAIR Dr. Sabine Kleinert, Senior Executive Editor, The Lancet, London, UK

“The Tyranny of Reproduction? Understanding Gender Insults”

Prof. Gita Sen, Director & Distinguished Professor, Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity & Social Determinants of Health (RCESDH), Public Health Foundation of India, Bangalore, India

“FOXY & SMASH: Arts-based sexual and mental health education with Indigenous and Northern youth”

Dr. Candice Lys, Executive Director, FOXY. Yellowknife, YT, Canada

“Adolescent health in humanitarian settings: challenges, data gaps and lessons learned from the middle east”

Hala Ghattas, PhD, Associate Research Professor and Director, Center for Research on Population and Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon