Disinformation in the realm of Global Health: great turnout for event with Tim Caulfield

On November 23, several members of the Department of Family Medicine gathered at Thomson House to participate in the event titled “How do we handle disinformation agents in public health?”, organized by the School of Population and Global Health. The event focused on the growing misinformation and disinformation within the realm of global public health and what we can do better to address these challenges. Prof. Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, presented a keynote speech which was followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Tim Evans, Prof. Madhu Pai, Dr. Ananya Banerjee and Dr. Annick Gauthier.

Here is the list of students who organized the event:

  1. Shashika Bandara, Ph.D. candidate
  2. Abdul Cadri, Ph.D. candidate
  3. Dominic Chu Ph.D. candidate
  4. Rebecca Zhao Ph.D. candidate
  5. Isabel Muñoz Beaulieu, Master’s student (global health track)
  6. Alua Kulenova, Master’s student (global health track)


Congratulations on a successful event!

The recording of the panel discussion is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRoWBa_qCKE



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