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Ebola: Perspectives on the epidemic ‑ Where to begin

Posted by GHO Admin on November 3, 2014 in Events

Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm (Light refreshments will be served at 5:30. The session will formally begin at 6)
Theatre A, Tupper building in Halifax and multiple DMNB sites.
Ebola: Perspectives on the epidemic - Where to begin? 

The first #DalTalksHealth event. 

Space is limited. Register @ (only the first 150 Halifax students and the first 40 Saint John students to respond will be able to attend.)

Sponsored by the Global Health Office, the Division of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Capital District Health Authority and the Dalhousie Medical Student Society and the Tropical Medicine Student Interest Group.

Coordinated by the Global Health Initiative, Health Association of African Canadians and the Global Health Office

The panel discussion will present information and multiple perspectives about the current Ebola epidemic with Q&A. A community member will present on how the outbreak is affecting their family and impacting our communities. This event will include information about the virus, health system influences, stigma, staff and student responsibilities and the numerous ethical questions associated with the current situation and handling of events.  

Panel Members include:

  • Dr. Todd Hatchette, Chief, Division of Microbiology, CDHA
  • Dr. Benjamin Capps, Bioethicist, Dalhousie University
  • Dr. David Haase, Co-President, Health Association of African Canadians

Open to ALL years (limited capacity).

The event will also be available in Moncton, Miramichi and Fredericton. If you are at another site we will try to connect you in.

Reception will be held at 5:30pm immediately before the event in the Tupper link. Samosas and other delicious snacks will be available.

If you have any questions, please email Suzanne: