Join leaders in the fields of public health as they engage a public audience in a conversation about vaccination and the ethical tensions that exist in exercising our collective and individual rights.
To what extent should vaccines be mandatory? Should those serving the public maintain the right to choose? Is it acceptable for those who are not immunized to have their activities restricted to protect others?
March 23, 2015, 7:00-8:30pm
Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall
5440 Spring Garden Road
Dr. Scott Halperin, Director, Canadian Centerfor Vaccinology
Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Public Health Officer, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
Janet Hazelton, President, Nova Scotia, Nurses’ Union
Elaine Gibson, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie Health Law Institute
Moderator: Kevin Kindred, Halifax Lawyer, Instructor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University