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2008 Summer Institute on Health Equity and Urban Health - Day 3 - Harm reduction: Theory, evidence, politics, controversy

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

This session introduced students to health policy and programming for marginalized populations, using harm reduction policy for substance users as an illustrative example. Find out more (41 KB pdf file).

Intro to Substance Abuse Issues in Urban Ontario: Pathways, Health Implications and Interventions

Maritt Kirst, Post-Doctoral Fellow, CRICH

Harm Reduction Initiatives in Ottawa: Understanding Policy Change Mechanisms

Robert Cushman, CEO, Champlain LHIN

Harm Reduction in Toronto: Challenges and Opportunities

Raffi Balian, Program Coordinator, South Riverdale Community Health Centre

Roundtable Discussion: Knowledge Translation and Health Care for Stigmatized Groups: Understanding the Interplay of Evidence, Values, & Politics

Jason Altenberg, Urban Health Manager, South Riverdale Community Health Centre
Raffi Balian, Program Coordinator, South Riverdale Community Health Centre
Robert Cushman, CEO, Champlain LHIN
Carol Strike, Research Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Facilitator: Ahmed Bayoumi, Research Scientist, CRICH