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Addressing Health and Emerging Global Issues in Canada

As globalization erodes the protective effect that national borders once offered to the health of Canadians, it's becoming increasingly important for countries to look at new ways to protect their citizens. In Canada, responses to these erosions have not always been commensurate with current and possible future challenges. This project involved preparing an issue brief and convening a dialogue at which participants deliberated on the interdependence among emerging global issues, the need to improve collaboration across traditional divides to identify and address such issues, and the value in engaging the appropriate stakeholders to develop agendas and take well-considered actions to better protect Canadians from current and emerging global issues that could threaten their health. (Dialogue held May 12, 2011)
Stakeholder dialogue summary:
Video interviews: