Navigating Transitions: Current Global Challenges in School-Age and Adolescent Health
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Session 3: Current Interventions
9:00-10:00 am
CHAIR Dr. Tina-Marie AssiDirector, Global Health Innovation, Grand Challenges Canada

9:05-9:20 “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

9:20-9:30 “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

9:30-9:40 Youth Reintegration after trauma
Mercedes Llamas, Director, Reinserta Center, Mexico City, Mexico

9:40-10:00 Roundtable Discussion

Session 4: Strategies for the Future
10:00-11:00 am
CHAIR Dr. Stan Zlotkin, Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

10:00- 10:15 “Progress on adolescent sexual & reproductive health & rights Which groups are being left out, why & what can be done about it ?”
Dr. Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH), Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

10:15-10:25 “Climate change and youth wellbeing: Lessons learned from water insecurity & wellbeing research with refugee youth in a humanitarian context in Uganda”
Dr. Carmen Logie, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Global Health Equity and Social Justice with Marginalized Populations Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

10:25-10:35 “Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI)  in South Africa”
Professor Shane Norris, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

10:35-11:00 Roundtable Discussion

Closing remarks: Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, 2022 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Laureate; Co-Director, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada