MJLH Podcast 2020 – Covid Conversations

Did you know that the McGill Journal of Law and Health has a podcast? 

The MJLH/RDSM Podcast aims to share informative and interesting episodes about current issues of law and policy relating to health. There are currently two episodes released as part of the Podcast’s new series, Covid Conversations

In the first episode, Sidney Black-Rotchin spoke with licensed psychologist Eric Widdicome. Eric holds a position at a university in Montreal, where he provides mental health services to students, and is also a service provider for Kahnawake Shakotiia’takenhas Community services. Sidney and Eric discussed student mental health in the age of COVID-19, how to build and maintain connections with your peers while remote learning, and more.

In the second episode, Bianca Braganza looked at the findings of the May 2020 report from Public Health Ontario, which examined neighborhood-level trends among COVID-19 cases through a health-equity perspective. She then sat down with Dr. Vinita Dubey, Associate Medical Officer of Health at Toronto Public Health. Bianca and Dr. Dubey talked about the report’s findings of social determinants of health, the long-term effects of COVID-19, and the role youth play in flattening the curve, along with several other topics.

Episodes can be found on Spotify and other platforms, as well as at this link:  https://anchor.fm/mcgill-journal-of-law-and-health/episodes/Welcome-to-the-new-MJLHRDSM-Podcast-series-COVID-Conversations-ehngrr

Ep. 6: COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence with Dr. Annelise Trudell McGill Journal of Law and Health Podcast

In Episode 6 of COVID Conversations, Catherine Dunne spoke with Dr. Annalise Trudell, the Manager of Education, Training and Research, at ANOVA, a Sexual Assault Centre and Community House Shelter based out of London, Ontario. Dr. Trudell is also one of the authors of, Pandemic meets Pandemic: Understanding the Impacts of COVID19 on Gender-Based Violence Services and Survivors in Canada. In this episode, Catherine and Dr. Trudell discussed the report’s findings on the impacts of COVID-19 on gender-based violence, the root causes of gender-based violence, and measures governments can take to support survivors during COVID-19 and address gender-based violence in the long-term. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the MJLH/RDSM podcast. If you have any questions about the podcast, please email info.mjlh@mcgill.ca.
  1. Ep. 6: COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence with Dr. Annelise Trudell
  2. Ep. 5: Mandatory School Attendance with Professor Daniel Weinstock
  3. Ep. 4: The Government's Role in Pandemic Management with Professor Daniel Weinstock
  4. Ep. 3: A Harm Reduction Approach to COVID-19 with Professor Daniel Weinstock
  5. Ep. 2: Race, Health Inequity, and COVID-19 with Dr. Vinita Dubey, Associate Medical Officer of Health

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