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The NCCDH at TOPHC (The Ontario Public Health Convention)

Are you attening the Ontario Public Health Convention in Toronto? Join us for these NCCDH presentations on Friday, March 27, 2015:

8:30am – 10:00am

Advocacy in a changing world: The critical role of public health advocacy on the social determinants of health and health equity. (Room 202)

Communicating for change: Improving public and decision-maker awareness of the social determinants of health and equity. (Room 206B)

10:45am – 12:00pm

Speaking clearly: Language as a changing technology to help advance work on the social determinants of health and equity. (Room 203B)

We will be tweeting throughout the conference using the hashtags #healthequity and #sdoh. Follow us on Twitter @NCCDH_CCNDS!

You can also connect in person with Pemma Muzumdar, Communications Coordinator, at the NCCPH booth, and hear news from all six NCCs.

  • Presenters:
  • 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.

    seyoh@stfx.ca
  • Pemma Muzumdar
    Pemma Muzumdar

    Pemma Muzumdar, MPH

    Knowledge Translation Specialist

    Pemma Muzumdar is motivated by a desire to improve well-being and planetary health, particularly those who, through intersecting factors, experience marginalization and exclusion. She is based out of Montreal, Quebec.

    Pemma has worked with the six National Collaborating Centres (NCCs) for Public Health in various capacities since 2011, developing and sharing knowledge, networks and resources for improved public health action. She completed her Masters of Public Health at the University of Waterloo in 2010, and draws from significant experience in science communication, public speaking, group facilitation, team learning and organizational development. Prior to joining the NCCs, Pemma contributed to dynamic teams at the Ontario Science Centre, Discovery Channel Canada, the Program Training and Consultation Centre of the Smoke Free Ontario Strategy, TakingITGlobal and the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital.

    pmuzumd@stfx.ca

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