Events - UOSSM-CANADA

Events

Symposium on Global Healthcare and 5th Annual General Meeting

The Symposium on Global Healthcare will present state of the art lectures on the management of common global health care issues ranging from trauma care to obesity and diabetes. Our speakers are leading national and international experts and the program will be of great interest to both primary care as well as medical and surgical specialists. Allied health care professionals are also most welcome. An application has been made for 4.0 Mainpro-M1 credits.

The event will be hosted by UOSSM-Canada, a leading registered charity in conflict settings. UOSSM is committed to advancing the science and practice of humanitarian medical relief, by showcasing the latest research, technology and practices in the field. We look forward to welcoming informative guest speakers and physicians of all specialties, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, aid workers, students and administrators. RSVP now to reserve your ticket.

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Trauma Response Workshop

Join us for a free, practical training workshop on addressing refugee psychological distress with cultural competency on August 11th, 2018. This workshop is recommended for anyone working directly with refugees and may be of particular benefit to settlement workers, sponsors, student groups, social workers, and teachers. Space is limited, register at: https://isnacanada.wufoo.com/forms/zgsgcnf0fvltil/

 The aim of the workshop is:

  1.  To develop core skills in people working with refugees experiencing acute stress and trauma-related mental health concerns
  2. To increase mental health literacy of available mental health resources for refugees

Speakers:

Dr. Samer Aldandashi: An expert on Syrian refugee trauma through his work providing psychiatric services to conflict zones. 

Dr. Clare Pain: A specialist on cultural aspects of psychological trauma who has worked extensively with refugees experiencing trauma at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture.

 

This event is brought to you by UOSSM-Canada, in collaboration with ISNA Canada, the Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC), the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Institute for Global Health Equity and Innovation.

 


Evening of Tribute

It is with great pleasure that UOSSM Canada invites YOU to our donor appreciation (iftar) dinner. This year's event, aptly entitled, An Evening of Tribute, is held in appreciation of your investments in our medical relief efforts. Join us, as we share the impact of your donations on our projects & activities from the past year and future initiatives that are invested in the long-term well being of Syria.  

The event will take place in Oakville at Harbour Banquet and Conference Centre on the scenic shores of Bronte. Please join us for a complementary dinner (iftar) at Harbour Banquet and Conference Centre (2340 Ontario St., Oakville ON) on Friday June 1st, 2018 from 7:30 – 10:00 pm.

Please let us know if you would be interested in sponsoring by emailing s.alimohammed@uossm-canada.org

 

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