Supporting Newcomer Health Together:
A City-Wide Learning and Networking Symposium

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 @ North York Civic Centre


This event brought together front line staff and other professionals from the fields of Health, Settlement and Community Services to share knowledge and build relationships across sectors, with the goal of enhancing community capacity to support newcomer health.


Event Schedule:

9:00   Registration and coffee

9:30   Welcome and Keynote Address

Is anyone listening?   We all know the impacts of the determinants of health, yet that knowledge rarely translates into public policy. Russ Ford, Executive Director of the LAMP Community Health Centre, will explore this question and what we can do to move our agenda forward.

10:15  Workshop Session 1

11:30  Panel discussion:  ‘Supporting newcomer health through collaboration and partnership’

  • Ginelle Skerritt, Executive Director, Warden Woods Community Centre
  • Peter Dorfman, Cancer Care Ontario
  • Axelle Janczur, Executive Director, Access Alliance Multicultural Health & Community Services
  • Dulce Gaspar, Community Health Officer, Toronto Public Health
  • Dr. Natasha Mirchandani, MD, Family Health Team, Toronto Western Hospital

12:30  Lunch (provided), Networking and Information Tables

1:30    Workshop Session 2

2:45   Facilitated Roundtable Discussion

4:00  Closing


Questions?  Please email [email protected]


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