Pre-Posting Session: Health Awareness for a Posting Abroad

Product code: ODS221

Upcoming sessions

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March 05, 2024


9:00 am to 10:30 am (ET)

March 15, 2024


9:00 am to 10:30 am (ET)

June 04, 2024


10:00 am to 11:30 am (ET)

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Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual Classroom



1.5 hours




Other Government Department Employee



This information session will assist you for your preparation before your departure. This session includes specific resources, practical health tips, and real-life case studies that will prepare you for situations that may arise during your assignment.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this information session, participants will be able to:

• identify resources available at Corporate Health Programs (HWH) at Global Affairs Canada

• choose their assignment according to their health situation

• prevent health problems while posted abroad

• familiarize themselves with practical advice before going abroad

• manage various health problems on assignment such as the occurrence of an illness, management of medication abroad, mental health, a critical health situation

Notes: This session is part of the pre-posting training program. Spouses and partners are encouraged to attend when possible.

Government of Canada employees will need to contact to determine eligibility and registration procedures for their spouses and partners.

Legacy course code: 00028987

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
March 05, 2024, 9:00 am to 10:30 am (ET) ODS221-EN-2023-003 Virtual English 41
March 15, 2024, 9:00 am to 10:30 am (ET) ODS221-FR-2023-004 Virtual French 85
June 04, 2024, 10:00 am to 11:30 am (ET) ODS221-FR-2024-001 Virtual French 88
June 11, 2024, 10:00 am to 11:30 am (ET) ODS221-EN-2024-002 Virtual English 75
Date modified: 2022-07-11