News & Updates

IFA Virtual Town Hall Series - What's Next? Building "forward" better and accelerting progress - Elevating older persons at the United Nations

July 22, 2020 Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UN and WHO leaders have expressed concern about the devastating impact on older people, communities and societies. Though progress is being made in elevating the voices of older people through advocates in civil society, Mr. Rio Hada and Ms. Amal Abou Rafeh explore ways forward which may better integrate older people into decision-making processes nationally and in intergovernmental agencies such as the United Nations. [Read More]

COVID-19 Conversations: Responses, Big Picture Thinking and the Social Determinants of Health

June 16, 2020 Join the Lakehead University Department of Health Sciences’ Covid-19 Conversations. This summer conversation series will provide a forum to share our collective knowledge, experiences and reflections about research, teaching and practice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Each conversation will begin with short presentations followed by an interactive discussion on responses, big picture thinking and social determinants of health related to a timely and relevant topic. To participate, advance registration is required for each event separately by clicking on the link indicated below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. [Read More]

CanCOVID Updates

June 3, 2020 Departmental Science Advisor for Health, Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, will interview Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC Public Health Officer on lessons she can share from her experience containing COVID in British Columbia after the first long-term care outbreak. Have an opportunity to ask Dr. Henry your questions and hear how science can help in this global crisis. [Read More]

Dementia Alliance International

May 21, 2020 Dementia Action Plan: A First for New Zealand [Read More]

Palliative Care Education for Indigenous Communities

May 20, 2020 CERAH is pleased to highlight a new promotional video and booklet showcasing some the Centre's Palliative Care education for Indigenous Communities. [Read More]