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CIC Waterloo/Calgary/Saskatoon: GHS # 1 – Global Health Governance and the Science of COVID-19
June 10, 2PM ET/ 12PM MT

The Calgary, Waterloo and Saskatoon branches of the Canadian International Council (CIC) are pleased to present a Virtual Event in their CIC Global Health Series, “Global Health Governance and The Science of COVID-19”,on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM MDT (2:00 PM EDT). This is the first of two events being held today in this series, broadcast on CIC’s Zoom platform.

Join us for a discussion of some of the most recent science on COVID-19, and related global health governance issues, with Professor Alan Whiteside, OBE, of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Dr. Guido van Marle, from the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary,

We are fortunate to host these high-powered researchers, who will then open the floor to your questions.

The CIC Global Health Series is an ongoing set of talks synthesized by the efforts of a number of CIC branches across Canada, designed to target the interest in global health shared by so many Canadians.

The University of Calgary and the City of Calgary are located on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Saskatoon rests on Treaty Six Territory, the traditional home of the Metis. Kitchener and Waterloo are situated on the Haldimand Tract, land that was promised to the Haudenosaunee of the Six Nations of the Grand River and are within the territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. (https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/about/territorial-acknowledgement)

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CIC Waterloo/Calgary/Saskatoon: GHS #2: Bottom-Up Public Health Approaches to Dealing with Disease and Pandemics
June 10, 7PM ET/ 5PM MT

The Calgary, Waterloo and Saskatoon branches of the Canadian International Council (CIC) are pleased to present a Virtual Event in their CIC Global Health Series, “Bottom-Up, Public Health Approaches to Dealing with Disease and Pandemics”, on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM MST (7:00 PM ET). This is the second of two events in this series being held that day, broadcast on CIC’s Zoom platform.

Many successful public health initiatives involve bottom-up approaches. Join us as Dr. Roderick Slavcev, from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo, discusses efforts to develop a vaccine for COVID – 19, Dr. Simonne Horwitz, medical historian from the University of Saskatoon speaks on leprosy and the effects of isolation; and Dr. Craig Janes from the Department of Public Health, University of Waterloo provides information on the public health impact assessment of certain diseases.

We are fortunate to host these capable and experienced researchers, who will then open the floor to your questions.

The CIC Global Health Series is an ongoing set of talks synthesized by the efforts of a number of CIC branches across Canada, designed to target the interest in global health shared by so many Canadians.

The University of Calgary and the City of Calgary are located on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Saskatoon rests in Treaty Six Territory, the traditional home of the Metis. Kitchener and Waterloo are situated on the Haldimand Tract, land that was promised to the Haudenosaunee of the Six Nations of the Grand River and are within the territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. (https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/about/territorial-acknowledgement )

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