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Previous Speaking Events


Adesola Odole

Dr. Adesola Odole

Cultural Conflict in the Paradigm Shift from Healthcare Provider-Centered Care to Patient-Centered Care in the Care of the Elderly
Dr. Adesola Odole
Recorded February 19, 2021

Abstract:  The global population is aging and there is a focus on the care of the elderly.  In healthcare delivery globally, there is a shift from healthcare provider-centric to a patient-centric management approach.

Dr. Adesola Odole -- Shifts and Cultural Conflict in the Care of the Elderly

Constantine E. Passaris. 

The Age of Internetization

Recorded March 19, 2021

Abstract:  Internetization is a new word and concept that I have coined to describe our individual and collective empowerment through digital infrastructure and electronic connectivity in the 21st century. COVID-19 has forced us to acknowledge that we live in the Age of Internetization.

Constantine Passaris - Internetization

Md. Kamrul Islam

Md. Kamrul Islam

Promoting Health Facility-Based Delivery in South Asia: Examining the Role of Social Factors using Multilevel Modeling in a Multi-Country Setting

Recorded April 16, 2021

Speaker Bio: Md Kamrul Islam is a postdoctoral fellow at the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy. Kamrul's research areas include examining social determinants of health and well-being using a life course lens, evaluating mental health impacts of COVID-19 pandemic across the life course, and investigating reproductive health dynamics in South Asian countries.

Md Kamrul Islam-Promoting health facility-based delivery in South Asia...

Dr. Maya Gislason

Preparing for the Future:  Using an Equity Lens to Inform a New Generation of Evidence Building on Environments and Health

Recorded June 10, 2021

Abstract: This talk presents an overview of a new generation of equity informed research on environments and health in Canada and offers examples of the power of planning for the future when evidence is asset-based, grounded in place and informed by the principles of intergenerational justice.  

Maya Gislason-Equity Informed Evidence..