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Intersectoral Action & the Social Determinants of Health: What's the Evidence?

Health Evidence in partnership with the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health will be hosting a 90 minute webinar funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (KTB-112487), presenting key messages and implications for practice in the area of social determinants of health on Wednesday September 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST. Maureen Dobbins, Scientific Director of Health Evidence, will be leading the webinar, which will include interactive discussion with Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Knowledge Translation Specialist at the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health.

This webinar will focus on interpreting the evidence in the following review:

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health. (2012). Assessing the impact and effectiveness of intersectoral action on the social determinants of health: An expedited systematic review. Antigonish, NS: National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, St. Francis Xavier University.

A discussion thread on Health Equity Clicks: Community is available for any advance questions. 

For those not able to make it at the scheduled date and time, a discussion thread will be available following the webinar to view the PowerPoint slides, recording of the presentation, and questions asked and answered during the session.

Click here to register for this webinar

  • Presenters:
  • Maureen Dobbins, Scientific Director of Health Evidence, 
  • Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh
    Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh

    Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, MHSc

    Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist

    Sume has professional experiences in equity-focused organizational and community development and change, social justice education, HIV/AIDS prevention, research, knowledge translation, evaluation and women's rights with local, provincial and global organizations. Sume has previously contributed to teams at the Program Training and Consultation Centre of the Smoke Free Ontario Strategy, the Regional Diversity Roundtable, Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Southern African AIDS Trust and the Centre for Social Justice. Sume holds a Masters of Health Sciences in Health Promotion and Global Health from the University of Toronto.

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