Drinking Liberally WTGN tonight

Written By: - Date published: 11:57 am, May 14th, 2009 - 1 comment
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dlnzJust in from the Wellington DL crew:

For our next Drinking Liberally we are honoured to have Prof. Philippa Howden-Chapman speaking on “Healthy homes for a sustainable society”.

Philippa is a member of the NZ Heart Foundation Scientific and Population Health Committee and on the board of the International Society of Equity in Health. Philippa is also a member of the European Network on Interventions and Policies to Reduce Socio-economic Inequalities in Health. She had the honour of being named Public Health Champion of 2006 by the Public Health Association which recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to public health.

We’ll kick off at 5:30 on Thursday May 14, Philippa will speak at 6, and feel free to stick around afterwards for a chat.

One comment on “Drinking Liberally WTGN tonight”

  1. RedLogix 1

    Great evening with a very stimulating discussion afterwards. Thanks to the organisers, Phillipa was a great choice and the topic was extremely germane to the whole left wing ethos.

    In particular she spoke very pointedly to the relatively low portion of social housing in NZ (< 5%) and the history industry-driven, profit taking decisions made by Tory govts over the decades that means we now have a huge legacy of very poor quality housing (particularly in the rental sector) that is a big generator of poor health and social outcomes.

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