Voices in Health: October 29, 2020, 10:30-12:00 PM


Title: The Influence of ‘Context’ and ‘Nature of Challenges’ on Leadership Development: Perspectives from Health Systems Leaders in sub-Saharan Africa
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Connect via Zoom here

The School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) welcome and invite those interested in the event to attend virtually.


Time: 10:30-12:00 PM



Dr. Asinath Rusibamayila

Dr. Asinath Rusibamayila is a global health professional and recent graduate of Harvard University School of Public Health. In the era of de-colonization of Global Health, Dr. Rusibamayila is interested in leadership capacity building for senior health system leaders in sub-Saharan Africa. She will be talking about her research that focuses on understanding how ‘context’ and ‘nature of challenges’ intersect with leadership and development for senior health system leaders in Africa.





Further questions about the event, please contact voices.in.health@spph.ubc.ca


Voices in Health: Future Events – Stay Tuned

The School of Population and Public Health is thrilled to announce a monthly speaker series for the 19/20 academic year called Voices in Health, featuring renowned public and global health experts.

Admission is free to faculty, students and staff.

All events will be held at UBC Point Grey, more details to come!






Past Events & Recordings

September 24, 2020 | Pandemic Emergency Financing Response: Notes from the World Bank Youtube Video

June 18, 2020 | The Disease Burden of Mental Illness and Substance Use in North America: Comparing Canada, the United States, and Mexico Youtube Video

May 26, 2020 | Climate Change and Health Impacts and Responses Youtube Video

April 16, 2020 | Spiritual health in times of crisis: Integrating traditional medicine with the scientific method in Indigenous communities Youtube Video

March 11, 2020 | COVID-19: Contextualizing the Scientific, Political, Societal and Economic ImpactYoutube Video

February 13, 2020 | Indigenous Sovereignty is Sustainability: Public Health, Biodiversity, and Climate Change – Youtube Video

January 20, 2020 | Why Do We Need a Life Course Approach to Address the Cardiovascular Disease Burden Worldwide? – Video Link

September 30, 2019 | Public Health, Law and Climate Change – Legal Approaches to Protecting Children’s Health in a Warming WorldYoutube Video

October 25, 2019 | Including Equity in Global Health Priority SettingYoutube Video

November 18, 2019 | Developing Canada’s new Food Guide and the Healthy Eating StrategyYoutube Video

December 9, 2019 | HIV and TB Implementation Science: Learning from UgandaYoutube Video