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Presentations from special seminars on health policy available for viewing on CHEPA website

28 Feb 2012

CHEPA has hosted a series of special seminars this year, in addition to its regular monthly events. The presentations covered a range of health policy topics, and can now be viewed on the Seminar Series page of the CHEPA website.

Three of the special seminars were presented on behalf of the CHEPA-Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Chair in Health Equity.

The presenters were:

• Erin Strumpf, assistant professor, Department of Economics and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, at McGill University, who spoke on Cancer Screening Policy and the Effectiveness of Population-based Screening: Evidence from the U.S. and Canada;

• Jillian Kohler, associate professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, who discussed Canada's Access to Medicines Regime: The Gap Between Political Promises and Policy Outcomes; and

• Josée Lavoie, associate professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia, whose presentation was entitled Documenting Equitable Access to Primary Health Care for Vulnerable, Rural, Remote and Northern Populations.

The fourth special seminar was presented by Erika Blacksher, assistant professor in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington, who gave a seminar as part of a two-visit with CHEPA faculty. She spoke on Health Equity, Public Values and Public Deliberation.

To view the slides and listen to the audio of each seminar, visit the CHEPA seminar series page and click on the links included with the details of each presentation.

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