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12:30 pm

Caregiver Training: The Forgotten Dimension in Wheelchair Mobility​

February 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

COMMUNITY HEALTH & EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES ​R. Lee Kirby, MD, FRCPC Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University Caregiver Training: The Forgotten Dimension in Wheelchair Mobility​ ​Synopsis: The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended an 8-step process for wheelchair service-delivery. One of those steps includes wheelchair-skills training, for which there […]

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5:00 pm

8th Annual Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Award Recipient Jonathan Patz MD, MPH Professor & Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison Lead author, United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Founding President, International Association for Ecology and Health Member of the National Academy of Medicine Can actions to solve today’s climate crisis create the largest health opportunity of our times? […]

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6:00 pm

Motivational Interviewing: An introduction

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

WHAT CAN I SAY TO HELP SOMEONE CHANGE? Tackling climate change is daunting. How do we solve a global problem when it seems like so many people are disengaged? As environmentally-minded people we generally voice our reasons to change with people. Behavioural sciences tell us these reasons need to come from our audiences. This workshop […]

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Climate Justice Toronto Organizing Meeting

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

We have less than 10 years, according to the IPCC report, to completely transform our economy and society to avert further climate catastrophe. Yet Canadian governments refuse to take meaningful systemic action, and instead opt to spend billions in public money to fund more pipelines while doling out billions more for dead-end corporate welfare subsidies. […]

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6:30 pm

Key Trends in MedTech Strategy

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$25

SUMMARY: The goal of this workshop is to address the key strategic trends to aid those working within the industry as well as entrepreneurs or new entrants to the medical devices arena. Topics and examples will focus on Canadian and global companies. Will Mitchell, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization; Professor of Strategic […]

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7:00 pm

[Film] For the Love of Girls’ Rights

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

The world is witnessing the highest levels of refugees and displaced people since World War II and over half of the world’s refugees are children. That means millions of children are out-of-school and unable to exercise their right to education. During a crises, girls are 2.5 times more likely to be out of school than boys. […]

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Children’s Rights Upfront: Preventing the Recruitment and Use of Children in Violence

February 10 @ 7:00 pm

The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, in partnership with Dalhousie University's Open Dialogue series, is hosting an exclusive event with keynote speakers Omar Khadr and Ishmael Beah. Moderated by renowned CBC journalist and Ideas host, Nahlah Ayed, ​the event is a rare opportunity for public discussion around the complex issue of child soldiers. Mr. Khadr and Mr. […]

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