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Organization Contact Information

Name: Centre for health policy and innovation
Street 1: 1300 Bay Street, 4 floor
Street 2:
City: Toronto
Province: Ontario
Post Code: M5p 1N3
Country: Canada
Phone: 647 547 45001
Email: globalhealth@centreforglobalhealth.org
Web Site: http://www.centreforglobalhealth.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Marco
Last Name: Gomes
Title: Senior Advisor Global Health and Coordination
Email: marco.gomes@centreforglobalhealth.org
Phone: 647 547 9145

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Francis
Last Name: Zombia
Title: Senior Projects Associate
Email: francis.zombia@centreforglobalhealth.org
Phone: 647 547 9144

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
The Centre for Health Policy and Innovation is an international nongovernmental research institute comprising research and policy institutes promoting the generation, sharing and application to policy of multidisciplinary knowledge for the purpose of development, bringing together leading experts in public health, health economics , laboratory capacity development, health policy and innovation to develop original, focused research with high-priority global health issues, focusing on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Centre for Health Policy and Innovation strongly believes in the vision and mission in improving the outcomes of donor decision-making in global health by:

* Providing a rich evidence-based policy opportunities and constraints to affective public and private aid in the public health sector.
* Bringing new people and perspectives – both multidisciplinary and global – into health policy analysis to increase the robustness of the debate, and
* Supporting the development of innovative solutions to global health financing and other policy problems.

CHPI is a multi-disciplinary team formed to study health inequalities and inequities in Africa and in developing countries in a systematic fashion. Our goals are:

* to study the magnitude and distribution of health inequalities and inequities cross-sectionally and longitudinally;
* to understand and explain the social, structural, psychological, environmental, and behavioural causes of health inequalities and inequities using multi-level and simulation modeling;
* to use simulation models to estimate the costs of health inequalities, health inequities, and potential interventions; and
* to develop multi-faceted interventions to reduce inequities in health and improve the health of the disadvantaged.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
N/A
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Canada
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Nepal
South Africa

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Research and Development Nepal
Research and Development South Africa

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Research:
Our aim is the generation, sharing and application to policy of multidisciplinary knowledge for the purpose of development, bringing together leading experts in public health, health economics , laboratory capacity development, health policy and innovation to develop original, focused research with high-priority global health issues, focusing on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 28, 2012
Last updated: January 22, 2013