As part of the North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) Lecture Series we welcome Peter Berman on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM in HS 208 (Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Toronto). This event is free of charge and open to anyone. Forward it to a friend who might be interested.
Co-hosted by the Office of Global Public Health, Education & Training
The Global Movement for Universal Health Coverage by 2030: What is it and how is it going?
Peter will discuss what universal health coverage means in a global context, how it has been interpreted and measured, what we are learning from recent measurements, and what are the challenges facing us towards the 2030 targets.
Peter Berman is a health economist with forty years of experience in research, policy analysis and development, and training and education in global health. Prof. Berman is Professor and Director, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada, and Adjunct Professor in Global Health at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University.
North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO)
The North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (NAO) is a collaborative partnership of interested researchers, health organizations, and governments promoting evidence-informed health system policy decision-making. Due to the high degree of health system decentralization in the United States and Canada, the NAO is committed to focusing attention on comparing health systems and policies at the provincial and state level in federations.
The Office of Global Public Health, Education and Training
The Office of Global Public Health Education & Training (OGPHE&T) offers multidisciplinary graduate and undergraduate education in global health, student practicum placements, seminars, lectures, and other training opportunities. It partners with research institutions around the world, to host visiting scholars (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and other researchers) and support student and faculty research at the DLSPH. The OGPHE&T brings together a community of students, faculty, and other partners to advance better health and equity, globally.