Hani Rukh E Qamar is the Founder of the Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants (CAWI), a youth-led registered NPO in Canada dedicated to empowering immigrant women. She is currently a BSc. Psychology student with a double minor in Health Geography and International Development Studies. She is also involved with the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning Canada (IYAFP), as a Global Policy Liaison, as well as a Steering Committee Member at Women In Global Health (WHM) Canada, a chapter of the Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH). Apart from this, Hani works as a Research Assistant at McGill University as well as The Immigrant Education Society (TIES), where she is involved in research on the mental health of marginalized communities. Hani is passionate about global/public health, the mental health of marginalized communities, as well as healthcare equity.
About the ‘CAGH Canadian Conference on Global Health’
The 25th Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH) examined the theme of governance for global health, acknowledging the importance of accountability and the influence of power and politics on health. Societies thrive when investments and public policies seek to improve health, and its determinants.