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University of Otago Winter Symposium Series 2022 July 27, August 3 & 10

  • 27 Jul 2022
  • 10 Aug 2022

The University of Otago’s Winter Symposium Series is back this year, after an unexpected two-year hiatus due to Covid‑19.

And for the first time, with Covid still circulating in our communities and to ensure everyone has a chance to attend these events. the symposiums will be held online as a series of webinars.

On July 27 join University of Otago’s Professor of Public Health Peter Crampton, to look at Aotearoa’s new health system – a band aid or lifesaving surgery?

Prof Crampton who was a member of the panel that undertook the Government review of New Zealand’s health and disability system, will lead a panel of Otago experts sharing their views on Aotearoa’s new health system as it undergoes its biggest overhaul in 20 years.

Aug 3: Sustainability. The issue of sustainability has been an elephant in the room for years, the pandemic turned the world upside down but also provided us with new ways of living. A panel of experts will discuss the impact Covid has had on everything from transport to food security and energy use.

Aug 10: Inequality in Aotearoa. Whether in our workplaces, houses or our health system, inequality is rife across Aotearoa. Our panel of experts will share their insights on the current state of the nation and what needs to change.

Click here for more details on this event, including event times and a full list of speakers.

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