Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction


Apr 14 2021

Webinar | Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond

Location: Virtual

Date: April 14, 2021

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Time: 14:10–15:00 CET / 8:10 a.m. – 9 a.m. EST

A side event of the 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, CCSA has partnered with Health Canada, the Community Addictions Peer Support Association, the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, the HIV Legal Network, the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation and the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation to present the panel, Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond.  

The panel will explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened existing inequities and negatively affected marginalized populations, and how we can lessen these effects in the future. Join our panelists to discuss research and experiences with a Canadian focus. 

Featured Panelists:

Mae Katt, Nurse Practitioner and Addiction Specialist, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation
Lisha Di Gioacchino, Community Addictions Peer Support Association
Michael Nurse, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker, Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention, and Canadian Association of People who Use Drugs

Rebecca Jesseman, Director, Policy, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Closing Remarks:

Carol Hopkins, Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

Please note that this webinar will be presented in English.


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