When: Tuesday, November 4th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where: 21st Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH), Westin Hotel, Ottawa
Registration: Participants must be registered for the CCGH:
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This session will explore the issues of access to HIV and HCV prevention, treatment and care services among migrants and refugees, from a global lens to a Canadian context. It will also explore partnerships that can help advance health equity and highlight successes and lessons learned in the field, as well identify persisting challenges and research questions for the advancement of migrant and refugee health equity. Invited speakers include: the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CCIRH), the AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO), and the Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT).
Alexander Klosovsky, Migration Health Adviser, International Organization for Migration
Kevin Pottie, MD, CCFP, MCISc, FCFP, Associate Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Canadian Collaboration for Refugee and Immigrant Health, University of Ottawa
Haoua Inoua, African Caribbean Support Worker, AIDS Committee of Ottawa
Judith Odhiambo, Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment
Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe, Member of Parliament, Official Opposition Critic for Citizenship and Immigration
The panel will take place in English only.