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OTN Webcast- An Update on Ontario’s Response to Ebola and Measles

February 24, 2015

Addressing Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Ontario: An Update on Ontario’s Response to Ebola and Measles

An Educational Webcast Powered by OTN

Tuesday February 24, 2015
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
Event ID: 42680267


The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN), in partnership with Public Health Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, is pleased to bring you a live one-hour educational webcast presenting Ontario’s response to Ebola and the recent Measles outbreak. This session is available to all primary care providers in Ontario interested in learning about:

  • the latest facts about Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
  • how Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and Public Health Ontario have taken steps to address the EVD threat
  • the facts regarding measles and the recent outbreak in Ontario

Participants will have the opportunity to ask the presenters, who are responsible for planning Ontario’s response to infectious disease threats, any questions they may have.


  • Dr. David Mowat, Interim Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • Clint Shingler, Director (A) Emergency Management Branch, Public Health Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Dr. Brian Schwartz, Chief, Emergency Preparedness and Executive Lead, Service Integration, Public Health Ontario
  • Dr. Bryna Warshawsky, Public Health Physician, Public Health Ontario
  • Dr. Shelley Deeks, Medical Director, Immunization and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases at Public Health Ontario

Event Details:
This event is a live webcast and videoconference hosted by OTN.  There are two ways to participate:

1)  Participate via Videoconference: Contact your local Telemedicine Coordinator to reserve your site’s room-based system; or participate through Personal Videoconferencing using your personal computer or laptop.  The event ID is: 42680267.

2)  Participate via Webcast: Click here for a direct link to the webcast*, or visit webcast.otn.ca and search for the name of this event under live, public events.

*Please note: This link will only activate 15 minutes before the event.