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The Fondation Brocher is an essential player in this vital thinking process: one which will help make us aware of the real challenges in using our resources for maximum impact on the health of the people of the world.



Professor Daniel Wikler, Harvard University


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August 8, 2017

Visiting researchers presentation

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9h30 : Reconnecting facts and values.

Upshur Ross - Professor - University of Toronto


9h50 : Ensuring Fair Access to Vaccines during an Influenza Pandemic

Eccleston-Turner Mark - Lecturer of Law - Birmingham City University


10h10 : Health Security and Global Public Health Emergencies

Herington Jonathan - Assistant Professor - Kansas State University


10h30 : Caring for the Elderly: An Ethical Framework for Health Care Decisions & Policies

Jecker Nancy - Professor - University of Washington, School of Medicine


10h50 : coffee break


11h10 : Bodies and Markets: Buying, Selling, and Sharing Human Milk

Lee Robyn - Postdoctoral Fellow - Brock University


11h30 : Biotech Conundrums: Taiwanese Desires adn Emerging BioForms of Living

Liu Jennifer - Assistant Professor - University of Waterloo


11h50 : Lobbying for the Unborn: Anti-Abortion Discourses and Abortion Governance in Post-communist Romania

Anton Lorena - PhD, Marie Curie Fellow/CSIII - University of Bucharest


12h10 : Disease, Disability and Decision-making: HIV and Unexplored Intersections Between Medicine and the Law in the Canadian Immigration System

Bisaillon Laura - Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Depts of Anthropology and Social Justice Education, University of Toronto


12h30 : Lunch


13h30 : Noncommunicable Diseases as a Global Health Emergency: the World Health Organization, Public Health Knowledge, and the Internationalization of Policy

Chaisson Kristen - PhD Student - University of Calgary


13h50 : One Health: Whose Health is it Anyway?

Lederman Zohar - MD, PhD candidate - Centre for Biomedical Ethics


14h10 : Documenting Mass Rape: The Emergence and Implications of Medical Evidence Collection Techniques in Settings of Armed Conflict and Mass Violence

Morse Jaimie - PhD Candidate - Northwestern University


14h30 : coffee break


14h50 : A New Medicalization of Poverty? Ethical and Policy Implications of Mental Health Services for the Poor in the United States

Mpondo-Dika Ekedi - PhD Candidate - Harvard University


15h10 : Beautiful Children: Medicine and The Future of Transgender Identity

Sadjadi Sahar - Assistant Professor - Amherst College


15h30 : The Cost of Sexual Violence and Its Transgenerational Impact in Conflict-Affected African Countries

Woldetsadik Mahlet Atakilt - Doctoral Fellow - Pardee RAND Graduate School

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2017-08-08 - 2017-08-08

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