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8th Annual Global Health Conference planned for UofT

April 28, 2010

TORONTO, ON – On Tuesday May 4, 2010, the University of Toronto will host the 8th annual Global Health Conference. This year’s theme of the conference is “Social Responsibility: Global Health Perspectives.”

Leaders in the global health field will meet to share their expertise and commitment as global citizens determined to improve the world for current and future global generations. Some of the topics that will be discussed at the conference include: Canada’s role in global health; “incorporating” social responsibility; and, advocacy in medicine.

Speakers include:

  • Ross Upshur, Director, Joint Centre for Bioethics; Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Peter Singer, Senior Scientist and Director, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health
  • Philip Berger, Chief, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Temerty Temerty Faculty of Medicine 


WHAT: Global Health Conference – Social Responsibility: Global Health Perspectives (See attached program for more details)

 WHERE: Debates Room, Hart House, University of Toronto

WHEN: Tuesday, May 4, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


For more information on the event, please contact:

Judy Kopelow