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Healthcare in Chaos: Best Practices in Global Humanitarian Health Work

Posted by GHO Admin on March 10, 2016 in Events

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 7-9pm
Location: Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, Spring Garden Rd. Halifax, N.S.  

Join us for an interactive panel discussion with experts in humanitarian health work.  Speakers will share powerful stories and highlight best practices from their experiences mounting critical health operations in countries such as Nepal, Haiti, Sudan, Pakistan, and Indonesia. The discussion will be moderated by Pauline Dakin who was the National Health Reporter for CBC News from 2001-2015.

In addition to the panel discussion with Q&A, a number of displays showcasing related organizations and opportunities will accompany this event (participating groups to be announced soon).    


  • Lynda Redwood-Campbell, Field Hospital Medical Delegate, Canadian Red Cross
  • Jason Nickerson, Humanitarian Affairs Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières - Doctors Without Borders
  • Matthew Hunt, Director of Research & Assistant Professor and, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University

Moderator: Pauline Dakin, Senior Producer, Current Affairs Programming, CBC Nova Scotia

This event is free and open to all.  Refreshments will be provided.

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This event is presented in partnereship with Dalhousie Global Health, Canadian Red Cross and the Government of Canada.