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?

We would also like to thank our generous sponsors outside the university community:

  • Canadian Doctors for Medicare
  • Canadian Institutes for Health Research
  • Undergraduate Medical Society at the University of British Columbia
  • Hospital Employees’ Union

Please join us on March 12! We look forward to seeing you there.

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