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Centre for Research on Inner City Health - Events

2008 Summer Institute on Health Equity and Urban Health - Day 1 - Frameworks for Understanding Inner City Health

Monday, June 9, 2008 - Morning Session

This session introduced participants to core conceptual frameworks for understanding social determinants of health and health equity and provided an overview of priority health system challenges faced by marginalized populations. Find out more (14 KB pdf file).

Introduction to the social determinants of health

Patricia O'Campo, Director, CRICH

Health Equity Choices: Models for Decision-Making

Ahmed Bayoumi, Research Scientist, CRICH

Roundtable Discussion: Policy Windows Now: Health Equity Goals, Roles, and Measures for Ontario

Suzanne Boggild, CEO, Sherbourne Health Centre
Bob Gardner, Director of Policy and Research, Wellesley Institute
Vasanthi Srinivasan, Director, Health System Planning and Research Branch, Health System Strategy Division, MOHLTC
Facilitator: Ahmed Bayoumi, Research Scientist, CRICH

 

Monday, June 9, 2008 - Afternoon Session

The objectives of this workshop were to expose participants to core frameworks and approaches for measuring health disparities and to consider the quality of Ontario data on health equity in national and international context. Find out more (10 KB pdf file).

Data Sources & Issues for Health Inequalities Research

James Dunn, Research Scientist, CRICH
Rick Glazier, Research Scientist, CRICH

What We Don't Know: Case Study on Politics of Vital Statistics Data Collection in Ontario

Arne Ohlsson, Professor, University of Toronto; staff neonatologist, Mount Sinai Hospital and Hospital for Sick Children

What we DO Know: Canadian data on income- related mortality and other social determinants
of health

Russell Wilkins, Senior Analyst, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada

Workshop: How Much Do We Really Know? Data Quality Challenges for Health Equity Measurement and Policy-Development

James Dunn, Research Scientist, CRICH
Rick Glazier, Research Scientist, CRICH
Arne Ohlsson, Professor, University of Toronto; staff neonatologist, Mount Sinai Hospital and Hospital for Sick Children
Russell Wilkins, Senior Analyst, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada