Registration is closed! Thank you to everyone who signed up. If you still wish to attend, a few tickets may be available at the door, but we cannot guarantee entry due to limited seating.
Calling all student leaders, advocates, and interested participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social justice!
Partners In Health Canada (PIHC) is excited to announce our 2017 Spotlight On Global Health. Open to the public, this comprehensive afternoon session offers a unique opportunity to explore issues surrounding global health and social justice with like-minded individuals in an engaging and thoughtful way. This year's case competition will be centered on the health of Indigenous peoples.
Date & Location: Sunday, August 27 from 12:30 - 5:00pm ET, in East Common Room 1034 at Hart House on the University of Toronto campus.
The afternoon will feature several speakers, a collaborative and interactive case study, and ample opportunity to network with your fellow participants. Speakers include Adam Graham (Snr. Manager for Development and Programs at PIH Canada), and Dawn Maracle (Indigenous Undergraduate Medical Education Program Coordinator ), and Joy Fitzgibbon (Fellow of Trinity College and an Instructor in the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program).
Registration: Entry fee is $15, with all proceeds going to Partners In Health. Registration is now closed!
Partners In Health Canada is a non-profit organization relentlessly committed to global health equity. We will do whatever it takes to bring lifesaving care to the marginalized poor anywhere we work — because we take the right to universal health care seriously, and because the status quo is unsustainable for those we serve. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair. We draw on the resources of the world's leading medical and academic institutions and on the lived experience of the world's poorest and sickest communities.
12:30 - Doors open
1:00 - Welcome: Mark Brender, PIH Canada National Director
1:10 - Opening Speaker: Adam Graham, Snr. Manager for Development and Programs at PIH Canada
1:40 - Keynote Speaker: Dawn Maracle, Indigenous Undergraduate Medical Education Program Coordinator
2:15 - Break
2:20 - Workshop: Health and Social Justice Delivery Challenge: Interactive Case Study
3:40 - Closing Speaker: Joy Fitzgibbon, Fellow of Trinity College and an Instructor in the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program
4:15 - Networking and Informational Social
5:00 - Conference end
For more information
A round up of the 2015 Spotlight on Global Health: https://pihcanada.org/knowledge-collaboration-and-innovation-at-the-2015-case-competition/
Partners In Health Canada: https://pihcanada.org/
Partners In Health: http://www.pih.org/
Posted on: Friday, July 21st, 2017