Power and Global Health DayDate: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Join Western faculty, staff and students for a day of virtual workshops, discussions, video presentations and more.
Morning session: 10 am to 11:45 am
Featured Keynote & Q&A Session: 10-11 am
"The Secondary Psychological and Social Impact of COVID-19"
Prof. Samuel Y.S. Wong
MD (U. of Toronto), MD (CUHK), MPH (Johns Hopkins)
CCFP, FRACGP, FHKCCM, FFPH (UK), FCFP, FHKAM (Community Medicine), FHKAM (Family Medicine)
Professor and Head, Division of Family Medicine and Primary Healthcare
Director, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care
Director (Master of Public Health), JC School of Public Health and Primary Care
Professor Samuel Wong is a clinician with training in both Family Medicine and Public Health. He is the Director of the School of Public Health and Primary Care and Head of the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Healthcare at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also the Director of the Master of Public Health Programme and Thomas Jing Centre for Mindfulness Research and Training, and was appointed as the Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Medicine in July 2019.
Professor Wong’s research interests include evaluating and developing mindfulness- based and mental health interventions in primary care; evaluating primary care services and developing primary care service models as well as multimorbidity. He has published more than 160 original papers in international peer-reviewed journals and is a member of the editorial/advisory board/section editor of three international scientific journals including the British Journal of General Practice (since 2011), PLOS-One (since 2018) and BMC Family Practice (since 2014).
Afternoon Session: 12:30 pm to 3 pm
UN75 Dialogue Session
Take part in a UN75 Dialogue Session and help Western’s voice be heard in the UN General Assembly!
To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations has launched a global conversation on how to tackle the challenges we face and build a better future for all. UN75 Dialogues are interactive discussions about participants' worldviews and important global issues.
Join the UN75 conversation and help us build a better future. Western’s views and ideas will be featured on an online platform and presented to world leaders at the official commemoration of the 75th anniversary.
Take the UN75 Survey: https://un75.online/partner/western-university