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March 2015

  • Mar 27

    Ill with Illness: Economic, Social and Security Barriers to the Provision of Global Health

    Munk Graduate Student Conference

    The Munk Graduate Student Conference (MGSC) is run collaboratively by students in the Master of Global Affairs Program and the Master in European, Russian and Eurasian Studies. An internationally recognized centre of excellence, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto brings together leading experts and dedicated students to engage across disciplines as they tackle global problems. It is in the spirit of collaborative study and civic engagement that the MGSC presents this year’s theme of “Ill with Illness: Economic, Social and Security Barriers to the Provision of Global Health“.

    AGENDA:

    THURSDAY, MARCH 26TH, 2015

    4:30 –5:00pm
    Registration
    Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place

    5pm – 6pm
    Keynote Address
    The Honorable Stephen Lewis, Founder & Co-Director of AIDS-Free World

    FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH 2015

    8:30 – 9:00am
    Registration
    Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place

    Morning Panels

    9:00 – 10:30am

    Under Isolation: Vulnerable Populations & Social Barriers to the Provision of Global Health
    (Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility)
    &
    Opening the Medicine Cabinet: Economic Limitations on Public Health Provision
    (Room 108 North)

    10:30 – 10:45am
    Coffee Break

    10:45 – 12:00pm
    Breakout Sessions

    Comparative Case Study: Healthcare Systems of China, Taiwan & South Korea and the Implications for Population Health
    (Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility)
    &
    Working Group: Developing Interventions for Socially Marginalized Demographics
    (Room 108 North)

    12:00 – 1:00p
    Lunch

    Afternoon Panel

    1:00 – 2:30pm
    Global Health Security – Understanding the Success & Failures of International Intervention within Global Health
    (Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility)

    2:30 – 2:45pm
    Coffee Break

    2:45 – 4:00pm
    Breakout Session

    Global Health Security Simulation
    (Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility)

    4:00 – 4:30pm
    Closing Remarks (Speaker TBD)

    DateTimeLocation
    Friday, March 27, 20158:30AM - 4:30PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs - 1 Devonshire Place

    Main Sponsor

    Munk School of Global Affairs

    Co-Sponsors

    Master of Global Affairs Program

    Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

    Asian Institute

    Collaborative Master's in Asia Pacific Studies

    Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice

    Comparative Program of Health and Society

    Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies

    School of Graduate Studies

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