Save the Date!

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University is pleased to announce its inaugural student-led conference!

Affirming Equity: Strengthening Public Health Care Financing and Delivery

March 12, 2011
SFU Harbour Centre – 515 West Hastings St.

This conference will bring together students, researchers, health professionals, and health care providers in a conversation about strengthening the equitable financing and delivery of public health care.  This conference is a unique opportunity to meet with a diverse group of individuals to promote equity in public health care financing and delivery.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Bob Evans, PhD, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
  • Dr. Andrew Coates, MD, Physicians for a National Health Program (USA); and Albany Medical College, NY

Expert-led breakout sessions:

  • What should the role of government be in promoting equitable health care financing and delivery?
  • What should the role of health authorities be in promoting equitable delivery of health care?
  • How should gender equity be promoted in health care financing and delivery?
  • How should community care be equitably financed and delivered?
  • What should Canada’s role be in promoting global equity in health care financing and delivery?

Please pencil March 12, 2011 in your calendar!

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