Members of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) have responded to a thirst for training and mentoring among researchers new to global health.
In keeping with a growing literature on fostering health research capacity for development, (10) the capacity development program area of CCGHR addresses capacities of individuals (researchers, small research teams, research-users, etc.), of institutions (nongovernmental organizations, universities, agencies, ministries, etc.) and of systems (national health research systems or cross-national networks).
Workshop participants also considered several CCGHR global health research competencies generic to all public health research in an era of collaborative, respectful, practice-informed and action-oriented research.
Important attitudes and values underlying the CCPHC and consonant with CCGHR's emphasis on equity include the commitment to equity, social justice (13) and sustainable development.