UBC Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Health & the Cedar Project Partnership

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Click here to download a PDF of the UBC Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Health presentation that was shown during this Learning Circle.

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The UBC Learning Circle invites Aboriginal Health and Education Directors, Aboriginal Human Resources, and Aboriginal students to a special live presentation on two exciting initiatives.

The UBC Aboriginal Health Strategy Working Group will present on the proposed UBC Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Health.

The Cedar Project Partnership will present on their multi-year community-based research project that will address the impact of historical trauma – specifically, parental attendance at residential schools – on the health of young Aboriginal people who are at risk for HIV and Hepatitis C.

 

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00p.m. PST

Place: Participate by video conference OR online via computer webinar (Adobe Connect).

Not sure which method to choose? Click here to learn about the difference between video conference and computer webinar.

Registration: Click here to register to attend this free session. *Pre-registration is required*

Who Should Attend: This session is oriented towards Health and Education Directors, Human Resource professionals, Aboriginal leadership and current or future post-secondary students but any interested individuals are welcome to attend.

Download a poster to share with your colleagues and friends!

Presenters

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Dr. Linc Kesler, Director First Nations House of Learning and Senior Advisor to the President of UBC on Aboriginal Affairs, Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Health Strategy Working Group

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Leah May Walker, Associate Director, Division of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health, and Member of the Aboriginal Health Strategy Working Group

Wayne Christian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kupki7 Wayne Christian, Chief Splatsin First Nation, and Member of the Aboriginal Health Strategy Working Group

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Margo Pearce
, Cedar Project Partnership, PhD Student at UBC School of Population and Public Health

Vicky Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vicky Thomas, Project Coordinator, Cedar Project Partnership

Session Objectives

The UBC Aboriginal Health Strategy Working group would like to engage Indigenous peoples in BC about the proposed Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Health. We would like your feedback on the working draft of the proposal and how we can best support you in your goals of achieving wellness in your communities.

More Information

The Cedar Project: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/41976.html

UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health: http://health.aboriginal.ubc.ca/

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