Gairdner Global Perspectives Panel: Navigating Transitions – Session 3: Current Interventions

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 3: Current Interventions

CHAIR Dr. Tina-Marie Assi, Director, Global Health Innovation, Grand Challenges Canada

“Nourishing adolescents and young people in South Asia: Insights from the Lancet Series on Adolescent Nutrition (2021)“

Dr. Purnima Menon, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI/CGIAR, New Delhi, India

“A global perspective on child and youth mental health”

Dr. Peter Szatmari MD FRCP, Dept. of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children; Director, Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Professor, Dept .of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Toronto, ON, Canada

"Youth Reintegration after trauma"

Mercedes Llamas, Director, Reinserta Center, Mexico City, Mexico