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PHO Grand Rounds: CAHS report on access to oral health care: strategic pressure for change
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Chronic Diseases and Injuries; Family Health
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

Following the September 2014 publication of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) report on access to oral health care for vulnerable groups living in Canada, this presentation will update the audience on efforts made to promote the agenda of change in the report.

The focus of the presentation will be:
• A brief summary of contents of the report
• Issues for the middle classes, those in precarious work and the elderly
•  Interactions with a variety of professional, client and political groups to promote the report recommendations
• The role of educational institutions in affecting change

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenter: Dr. Paul Allison

Dr. Paul Allison is Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. He has specialist training in oral surgery, public health and clinical epidemiology research methods. He chaired a CAHS panel that recently published a report on access to oral health care for vulnerable groups living in Canada. He advocates and intervenes for improved access to dental care.

Public Health Ontario Grand Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

PHO Grand Rounds are also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI).

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