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A conference for healthcare professionals, students, advocates and patient communities in the Canadian context

Established in memory of
Yosif Al-Hasnawi

defeating inequities

in healthcare

March 20th-23rd, 2023

Brock University, St. Catharines ON

Expanding the circle of care for
equity-seeking communities

Exploring research, perspectives and interventions in health inequities propagated towards ESGs (equity-seeking groups) in the Canadian healthcare setting.

Day 1

Discrimination as a healthcare epidemic

  • Oppression as an agent of disease
  • Antiracism in medicine
  • Discrimination as a cause of morbidity and mortality in ESGs
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Day 2

Expanding the circle of care

  • Enhancing cultural competency across the healthcare sector
  • Dismantling nepotism and discrimination in entry to medicine
  • Critical education in antiracism in healthcare
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Day 3

Interventions, strategies and practices

  • Promising practices in social medicine
  • Emerging technological interventions in HE
  • Curriculum to advance equitable healthcare practices
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