Training of Highly Qualified Personnel

A strength of the program is the mentorship of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) within a team composed of junior and senior researchers, knowledge users, Indigenous organizations and communities themselves. Training will create climate-health leaders through hands-on experience with partner organizations and community members. HQP will gain knowledge of participatory, community-based approaches, how to work in cross-cultural and intersectoral contexts, how to engage communities in research, and skills in dissemination methods, communication, and cultural sensitivities. These skills are transferable to research, policy, and community development contexts and are particularly relevant given the growing importance of intersectoral and participatory approaches to climate-health research and policy.