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Health research symposia – Public Health Summer School

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University of Otago, Wellington

The Public Health Summer School offers 15 short symposia and courses (mainly one-day) to those working in or researching health in Aotearoa.

Topics in the 2023 programme include:

Countering disinformation in public health (9 February)
Learn about disinformation in the context of public health in Aotearoa: where it comes from, its impact, and practices and policies to counter it.

Achieving an equitable Smokefree Aotearoa (13 February)
Explore ground-breaking developments for tackling tobacco smoking in Aotearoa. Hear the latest evidence relating to the world-leading measures proposed in the Smokefree Aotearoa Action Plan and debate how to ensure they are implemented effectively and equitably.

Infectious disease elimination: A key strategy for health and equity (13 February, online)
This interactive course will bring together participants and infectious disease experts to prioritise top diseases for elimination, and the rationale and practical implementation behind these choices.

Taking cancer prevention seriously: The people, the government and industry (16 February)
Up to half of all cancers can be prevented, with clear evidence about what needs to be done. This workshop considers the state of cancer prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand, the barriers to progress and the actions needed.

Find out more

For more information and to register, visit Earlybird rates are available until 21 December.