The bigger challenge that faces India in undertaking one of the world’s biggest immunization campaigns is the logistics, rather than a shortage of vaccines, says Stewart Beck, president of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.
Gender bias is a problem that goes beyond economics, reaching all aspects of our lives, including scientific research and health care.
Procurement Minister Anita Anand suggests the latest approval marks a vindication of the 'diversification' strategy the government settled on as it moved to negotiate deals with seven 'leading' vaccine manufacturers.
We know that these viruses are with us forever, that they will continue to mutate, and that we must remain vigilant in our collective efforts to control them. In response to this need, CIHR is supporting the creation of a new Centre for Pandemic Preparedness and Health Emergencies.
While my passion will never flag, it is time for the MHCC to welcome another leader to carry it through the next decade. From lowering barriers to care by advancing e-mental health to knitting together communities in the name of suicide prevention or better understanding how cannabis use and mental illness intersect, the Mental Health Commission of Canada has exciting work ahead.