Webinar: Why has academic public health research failed to reduce South Asian health disparities in Canada?

Monday, May 13, 2024 12:00to13:30

The South Asian Health Research Hub, in collaboration with community partners Indus, Punjabi Community Health Services, the South Asian Health (SAH) Network, and CIHR, together, with South Asian community members, service providers, and researchers, will examine how current academic research practices have fallen short in reducing health disparities for South Asian communities in Canada. The need to reimagine research approaches to prioritize accountability, community ownership, and sustainability, towards reducing health inequity will also be discussed.

When: Monday, May 13, 2024, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. ET

Where: Zoom Video Conference


The invited panellists have a wealth of knowledge and lived experiences:
  • Gary Thandi, Founder and Executive Director of Moving Forward Family Services
  • Anita Lal, Co-Founder of the Poetic Justice Foundation
  • Huda Shah, Researcher from the University of Toronto
  • Amandeep Kaur, Chief Executive Officer of Punjabi Community Health Services
  • Gurpreet Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer of Indus Community Services
  • Moderated by Inaara Ismail and Palak Desai
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