Ontario Medical Association
On the eve of the UN’s Earth Day, this OMATalks event aimed discussion on the urgent need for the health-care sector’s immediate and positive action on climate change “to mitigate its severe consequences on human health and well-being” as presented in the OMA’s Prescription for Ontario: Doctors’ 5-Point Plan for Better Health Care.
Keynote speaker was Dr. Roberta Bondar, first female Canadian astronaut, the world’s first neurologist in space, and environmental advocate.
The event was open to all Ontario doctors and health-care stakeholders, all levels of government and the media. The format for the event was the panel discussion followed by a question-and-answer session.