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Sponsored by the Sheela Basrur Centre, this session builds on the high level of interest in dialogue on system transformation at TOPHC 2016.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Patients First Discussion Paper proposes to better integrate public health with other health services through alignment within Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). The purpose of this session is to explore opportunities and challenges for public and population health and integration at the local level. In particular, the session will consider ways for public health to actively lead and support change in Ontario’s health system. Based on Ontario’s context, as well as learnings from other jurisdictions, it will explore how public health professionals at all levels can contribute to improving the health of all Ontarians and addressing inequities.
The session will begin with a presentation by Dr. Moloughney, followed by an open discussion moderated by Dr. Peter Donnelly.
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. Brent Moloughney
Moderator: Dr. Peter D. Donnelly
Dr. Brent Moloughney is a public health and preventive medicine specialist who started working in public health at regional and provincial levels. For the past 17 years, he has been a public health consultant working on projects across Canada with a focus on the structure and functioning of public health organizations and systems, as well as public health workforce development.
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