Hallman Lecture - The state of Indigenous health in Canada: Causes and consequencesExport this event to calendar

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 7:00 PM EST

Jane Philpott

Jane Philpott.

Using her experience as medical doctor and special advisor on health for Nishnawbe Aski Nation – an organization representing 49 First Nation communities in northern Ontario – Jane Philpott will examine causes and consequences of the main health issues in Indigenous communities.

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Former Member of Parliament. Cabinet positions included Minister of Health, Minister of Indigenous Services, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government
  • Played a lead role in policies that have shaped Canada: Bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees, legislating medical assistance in dying, negotiating a health accord with new resources for mental health and home care, and improving infrastructure for First Nations to provide clean water
 

Talk will take place Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m., with reception to follow at 8:30.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS LECTURE IS NOW FULL. Sign up for the waitlist and we'll contact you if a space becomes available.

This Hallman Lecture is presented by University of Waterloo's School of Public Health and Health Systems and the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.

Cost 
Free - Registration required
Location 
AHS - Applied Health Sciences Expansion Building
Room 1689
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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