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UTIHP’s 18th Annual Health and Human Rights Conference to Tackle Equity in Conflict Zones

Each year the University of Toronto has the great honour of hosting the Health and Human Rights Conference, a two-day event that engages undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in addressing the world’s most pressing medical and humanitarian crises. The conference attracts students and speakers from multiple disciplines to discuss enduring and emergent health challenges as they relate to the rights of individuals living under social, political, and environmental duress. The theme for the 18th annual Health and Human Rights Conference (March 11-12th) is Health in Conflict Zones, and comes just as Canada has announced completion of its target of settling 25,000 refugees fleeing civi

UTIHP’s 18th Annual Health and Human Rights Conference to Tackle Equity in Conflict Zones

Each year the University of Toronto has the great honour of hosting the Health and Human Rights Conference, a two-day event that engages undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in addressing the world’s most pressing medical and humanitarian crises. The conference attracts students and speakers from multiple disciplines to discuss enduring and emergent health challenges as they relate to the rights of individuals living under social, political, and environmental duress. The theme for the 18th annual Health and Human Rights Conference (March 11-12th) was Health in Conflict Zones, and comes just as Canada has announced completion of its target of settling 25,000 refugees fleeing civ

A Look Into the UTIHP’s High School Partnership Program

During reading week, HSPP gave me the wonderful opportunity to tag along with them on one of their high school visits. For this visit, we went to University of Toronto Schools, located a short walk from Bloor and Spadina. It was a brisk and chilly morning, the air was cold, but things were warm from the welcoming atmosphere of the school. As soon as I walked in, nostalgia hit me. The school bell had rung and everyone rushed out of their classrooms to their lockers, ready to go home after a long day of classes. The hallways were busy, colourful, and crowded with jubilant faces. Comically, there were drawings of amino acids on the walls and a large DNA helix winding around the staircase. One

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