Megan Cain is the Director for the Global Health and Nutrition Platforms Division of the Health and Nutrition Bureau at Global Affairs Canada, and as such is responsible for Canada’s international commitments and investments in nutrition, infectious and emerging disease, health systems strengthening, and global health platforms, including Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
Ms Cain was formerly the Director of Global Citizens Program, in the Partnerships for Development Innovation Branch of Global Affairs Canada, focused on the mobilization of Canadians as global citizens to participate in international development initiatives. Prior to that, she held various management positions within Global Affairs Canada. She has served as senior policy advisor to the former President of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Vice President of CIDA’s Americas Branch, and has worked in a variety of capacities in former CIDA. Ms Cain has a BA from the University of Ottawa (Canada).