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Toronto Public Health

Presents

Race and Health: A Healthy Future for All

2013 Charles Hastings Lecture on Public Health Featuring Dr. David Williams

FREE Admission

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (EDT)

Isabel Bader Theatre, University of Toronto
93 Charles Street West,Toronto

Race and Health: A Healthy Future for All  is about how racism impacts health.

  • The 2013 Toronto Public Health’s annual Charles Hastings lecture will focus on Race and Health, a Healthy Future for All.
    • This year the keynote speaker is Dr. David R. Williams, an internationally recognized health equity expert and Harvard University professor.
    • The panel discussion will include two respondents who will focus these issues into a Toronto context:
      • Uzma Shakir, Director of Diversity and Human Rights for the City of Toronto and
      • Naki Osutei, Director of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion for the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.

Race is emerging as an important public health issue.

  • “There is a growing body of international research on the health impacts of racism and the unequal distribution of the social determinants of health by race.
  • Given Toronto’s great diversity, understanding and tackling this issue will enable all residents to have the best chance for good health.”

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You're Invited: Apply to Be a Member of the Disability Issues Committee at Its Special Event Feb. 21, 2012

You're Invited: Apply to Be a Member of the Disability Issues Committee at Its Special Event Feb. 21, 2012

The Disability Issues Committee advises Toronto City Council (Ontario, Canada) on the elimination of barriers faced by people with disabilities, and will provide advice to City Council about the requirements and implementation of accessibility standards required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

On Tuesday, 21 February 2012, the Disability Issues Committee will launch its new term in the following ways:

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