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October 2022
Oct 27: Health After 2020 Dialogue Session 

Health After 2020 dialogue sessions are held as part of the Health After 2020 program, which enables researchers to engage in interdisciplinary, cross-institutional collaborations that aim to create change in health and health producing systems. These collaborations respond to the broad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and further our understanding of the determinants and experience of health and wellbeing.

State-level responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in India: Learnings from Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu

Thursday, October 27, 2022
9:00-10:00 am
Zoom

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Veena Sriram, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Faculty of Arts, UBC

This dialogue session is co-presented by the Centre for India and South Asia Research at UBC. Additional details about the session will be available soon.

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November 2022
Nov 2: Substance Use and Addiction Lunch & Learn Webinar

Hosted by UBC Health and the BC Centre on Substance Use, the Substance Use and Addiction Lunch & Learn Series provides accessible, evidence-based knowledge about substance use and addiction. Each webinar provides learners with tangible takeaways that can be used to improve the care for and treatment of people who use substances. This free webinar series is geared towards health program instructors and preceptors from any discipline who supervise students. However, anyone can benefit from this learning, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Trauma- and Violence-Informed Care, Part 2

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
12:00-1:00 pm

Zoom Webinar

The next webinar in the series, Trauma- and Violence-Informed Care, Part 2 will be presented by Christina Chant, Director, Education and Clinical Activities, BC Centre on Substance Use; Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Applied Science, UBC.

Christina is a registered nurse with expertise in primary care, public health, and mental health and substance use. Underlying her work is a passion and deep commitment to creating a more just and equitable healthcare system. For the past 15 years, she has focused her career on serving communities that experience significant social and economic marginalization. She also comes to the work as a caregiver of family with substance use disorders and has much experience navigating the healthcare system. Christina is an engaging speaker who has facilitated and taught numerous courses and panels on mental health and substance use, primary care, harm reduction, trauma-informed practice, health equity, and leadership. She has also been a guest on the Addiction Practice Pod podcast on the topic of trauma- and violence- informed practice and psychosocial approaches to substance use treatment. 

Additional details about the session will be available soon.

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Nov 30: Health After 2020 Dialogue Session

Health After 2020 dialogue sessions are held as part of the Health After 2020 program, which enables researchers to engage in interdisciplinary, cross-institutional collaborations that aim to create change in health and health producing systems. These collaborations respond to the broad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and further our understanding of the determinants and experience of health and wellbeing.

Substance Use Among International Students from Punjab in BC’s Lower Mainland: A Mixed Methods Study

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
12:00-1:00 pm
Zoom

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Nitasha Puri, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Additional details about the session will be available soon.

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