Conferences and Events
Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research
October 29-31, 2012
Deadline to submit abstract: February 15, 2012
The conference will explore advances in our understandings of how sex and gender influence the health of women, men, and people of diverse gender identities over the lifespan. It will showcase excellence across the full scope of health research, from cell to society, offering a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary learning and exchange. The conference will feature dynamic presentations on new discoveries and innovative interventions, interactive poster sessions, lively discussions and valuable networking opportunities with leaders in the field. It is open to all researchers, policy-makers, health care providers, non-governmental organizations, students and others with a shared interest in gender, sex and health.
2012 PHABC Conference: ''Reorienting Health Services: Aligning Primary Health Care and Public Health in Pursuit of Health for All''
November 22 & 23, 2012
Hilton Metrotown, Burnaby, BC
The Public Health Association of British Columbia is planning a conference to explore ongoing efforts to align the broad goals of a population-based public health framework with the development of a primary health care-led health system; this also corresponds to one of the key action areas in the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion: reorienting health services.