Articles by Sameera Hussain

CIHR Health System Impact Fellow

Short reflection on the workshop ‘40 years of Alma Ata: Translating ‘’health for all’’ into the present and the future’ (Geneva, 18 May)

Posted in articles by on May 25, 2018

Last week, in the run-up to the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA), the Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) organized an excellent workshop on “40 years of the Alma-Ata: Translating Health for All into the Present and Future”, bringing together academics and civil society organizations from around the world.  We can … Read more »

Canada as an SDG role model for High-Income Countries?

Posted in articles by on April 13, 2018

A recent article by my friend and editor-in chief of BMJ Global Health, Seye Abimbola, on the North/South framing for development and health resonates more than ever. At the core of the development story is its history of conquest and domination, with colonial rulers helping themselves to cheap labour and … Read more »

Canadian leadership in global health: a work in progress

Posted in articles by on March 16, 2018

Canadian leadership in global health: sounds great, right? In Canada, we are well regarded internationally for UHC—anchored in the Canada Health Act, and implemented domestically in our 13 health systems (whether it is equitable is a question we are now grappling with—but more on that later). I’m told that the … Read more »