U of S hosts Global Health Conference 2016

SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend Sustain the Gains: Sustainability in Global Health.

The conference, hosted by the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine, aims to raise awareness about pressing global health issues, and act as a forum to discuss and analyze practices and policies that move us towards sustainability and health equity.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Edwards School of Business

25 Campus Drive

University of Saskatchewan

Conference speakers available for interviews include:

  • UN High-Level Commissioner Alaa Murabit, a Saskatoon-born, Libyan-trained medical doctor
  • Courtney Howard, climate-health board lead for the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment


There will also be a pre-conference panel, moderated by Dr. Ryan Meili and featuring conference speakers, Dr.Howard and Dr. Murabit on the topics of development, health and the role of communities in the fight for a just and sustainable world.

Friday, Sept. 29

6:30 pm

Station 20 West

1120 20 Street West



For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Erin Wolfson
Global Health Co-ordinator, Division of Social Accountability
College of Medicine
306-716-4004 |erin.wolfson@usask.ca


Kate Blau
Communications Specialist, College of Medicine
306-966-6059 | kate.blau@usask.ca

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