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Pharmacare Panel

GSL Associate Director Discusses the Politics of Pharmacare

February 7, 2019

 

On February 7th, GSL Associate Director Patrick Fafard spoke on a panel titled “The Politics of Pharmacare and Health Insurance Reform Lessons from Canada and the U.S.,” hosted by the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. He discussed the critical importance of political leadership in implementing pharmacare in Canada, as well as some of the challenges involved. Notable challenges he discussed include the weak...

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Radio Canada

GSL Associate Director Interviewed by Radio-Canada

February 4, 2019

 

On February 4, GSL Associate Director Patrick Fafard was interviewed by Radio-Canada about the restructuring of Ontario’s health services system. He addressed current debates about the risk of privatization, the potential dissolution of local health integration networks and creation of an amalgamated central health agency, and the near-term costs that overhauling the system could have for patients. Fafard highlighted the need for greater clarity...

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Webinar Slide

GSL leads webinar for PHPC’s Research, Education and Practice Series

January 22, 2019

On January 22nd, GSL Associate Director Patrick Fafard and Research Associate Adèle Cassola led a webinar titled ‘Senior Public Health Leadership in Canada: A Multi-dimensional Challenge’ as part of the Public Health Physicians of Canada (PHPC)’s Research, Education and Practice series. The presentation discussed GSL’s research on the institutional...

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WLGH Conference

Global Strategy Lab attends the Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

November 8, 2018

 

Members of the Global Strategy Lab flew to London, UK last week to attend the second annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, hosted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The conference brings together established and emerging leaders from across sectors and cultures to work towards gender equity in global health leadership, with an emphasis on mentoring and skills building.