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Webinar - Intersections of Refugee Women’s Health

Categories: Health Policy,NCCDH,NCCHPP,NCCID,Social Determinants of Health ,Webinars

The NCC for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) in partnership with the NCC for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) and the NCC for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), were proud to present a webinar intitled "Intersections of Refugee Women's Health" on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 .This interactive webinar featured a presentation by Dr. Bilkis Vissandjée, a professor at the faculty of nursing at the Université de Montréal who has worked with numerous NGOs to develop and implement programs for newcomers to Canada with diseases such as tuberculosis and type two diabetes. Her contributions to the scientific community, nationally and internationally, highlights the importance of issues related to gender, migration experience and ethnicity in developing strategies to promote health in Canada.

Dr. Vissandjée fielded questions from participants in a question and answer session following her presentation.

Missed the webinar? Follow this link to watch a recording of the webinar.