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Register now to reserve your seat at the conference!  Online registration opened February 4, 2011. Click here to proceed to the registration page and secure your seat today.

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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.

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!