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Assiniboia Chapter Event 05/04/2023

System Limitations for Patients and Clients with Addiction: What you need to know

4 mai @ 05:30 PM - 4 mai 2023 @ 07:00 PM CST / HNC

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Détails de l'événement:

Location: U of R College Campus, Classroom 234, 2155 College Avenue, Regina Saskatchewan

Cet événement est disponible uniquement en anglais.


This session features one of Regina's experts in infectious disease, Dr. Alex Wong. This session will focus on improving care and learning ways to expand system capacity for persons living with addictions and blood-borne infection across the province of Saskatchewan.

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Alex Wong

Dr. Alexander Wong is an infectious disease physician and clinician-researcher with the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Wong’s primary clinical and research interests focus on HIV and viral hepatitis (B and C), particularly in marginalized populations including persons who inject drugs, persons with addictions, and persons who are incarcerated. His clinical practice is based at the ID Clinic at Regina General Hospital, which consists of an interdisciplinary team that provides specialized care to persons living across southern Saskatchewan with an infectious disease. long with colleagues from Public Health in Regina, Dr. Wong helps to lead the Research & Evaluation Unit in the ID Clinic, which consists of research nurses and coordinators. The unit carries out research studies and clinical trials in the areas of viral hepatitis, HIV, and COVID-19 in collaboration with national and international partners and is recognized for its work with marginalized populations. Dr. Wong teaches and mentors learners at all levels from medical students to infectious diseases fellows. In his administrative role, he works to improve care and expand system cap

CCHL Members: $10.00
Non-Members: $15.00