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Summer evening talks on Public Health

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Join us at the Wellington campus of the University of Otago for Summer Talks and hear international leaders discussing today’s public health issues.  This series is part of the 2020 Public Health Summer School and is open to all.

In Wellington the talks will take place in Level D lecture theatres (follow the signs), University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown.

In Auckland, the talk will take place at University of Otago House, Level 4, 385 Queen Street, Auckland

Date Lecture
Monday 10 February, 5:15pm

Improving the mental health of the population. Is treatment working?
Professor Anthony Jorm
University of Melbourne, Australia

Includes the Opening of the Public Health Summer School

Wednesday 12 February, 5:15pm

The Emerging Coronavirus Epidemic: Protecting our communities and ourselves
Professor Raina MacIntyre University of NSW, Sydney
Professors Michael Baker and Nick Wilson University of Otago, Wellington

Thursday 13 February, 6:00pm (Auckland)

Reflections on public health in the Pacific region
Dr Colin Tukuitonga
Formerly of The Secretariat of the Pacific Community, New Caledonia

Tuesday 18 February, 5:15pm (Wellington)

Reflections on public health in the Pacific region
Dr Colin Tukuitonga
Formerly of The Secretariat of the Pacific Community, New Caledonia

Tuesday 25 February 5.15pm

Prioritising health in global disaster risk reduction frameworks
Professor Virginia Murray
Public Health England, UK

Friday 28 February 5:15pm Gun control: Protecting our future with lessons learnt
Associate Professor Philip Alpers
University of Sydney, Australia

All welcome. These talks are free and open to the public.

Date Monday, 10 February 2020 - Friday, 28 February 2020
Time All Day Event
Audience Public,All University
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Public Lecture
CampusWellington
DepartmentPublic Health (Wellington)
LocationHeld at at University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown
CostAll Free
Contact Emailkerry.hurley@otago.ac.nz
Websitehttp://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/news/events/

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