november, 2013

26nov12:00 pm- 1:00 pmPHO Grand Rounds: Evidence, values, and ideology in public health decision-making: The debate over supervised injection facilities

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Event Details

Date: November 26, 2013

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

In this presentation, Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi will review the evidence for supervised injection services, explore the values behind opposing viewpoints, and discuss how each viewpoint uses evidence to bolster its arguments. He will also explore how perspectives differ among stakeholders (academics, public health practitioners, community members, and decision-makers).

Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi is a scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health and a general internist and HIV physician at St. Michael’s Hospital. He is an associate professor of medicine in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Bayoumi and Dr. Carol Strike were the co-principal investigators of the Toronto and Ottawa Supervised Consumption Assessment (TOSCA) study.

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(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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