Circumpolar Health Systems Symposium

On Tuesday, find March 26, malady researchers, diagnosis policy makers, government representatives, and health professionals gathered at the Munk Centre of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto for a one-day Symposium and working group on the future needs and priorities of Circumpolar health systems.

Organized and hosted by Susan Chatwood, Director of the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research and an IK-ADAPT Regional Manager, this Symposium drew speakers and participants from across the Canadian North, Alaska, Norway, Iceland, and Greenland to share ideas, debate issues, and discuss recommendations and priorities. IK-ADAPT Coordinator, Ashlee Cunsolo Willox and IK-ADAPT Regional Manager, Sherilee Harper, were also in attendance.

This Symposium was hosted by the Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research, with funding from the IK-ADAPT project and the Canadian Institutes for Circumpolar Health Research.