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Monika Dutt

Doctor, Public health specialist and family physician

Public health, healthcare, healthcare policy, Canadian healthcare system, Pharmacare, social determinants of health, advocacy, population health, influenza, climate change and health

Media

While some protest Cape Breton hospital closures, others see bright side of restructuring

Dutt: Let’s stop pretending private health will solve medicare’s woes

Health units in northern Ontario brace for big change

Biography

Dr. Monika Dutt is a public health specialist and family physician. She has worked as a Medical Officer of Health in public health in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan. She has worked as a family physician in Wagmatcook First Nation, the Northwest Territories, and larger urban settings. She has been involved with health care policy and advocacy, primarily through Canadian Doctors for Medicare, where she was Board chair and is now a Board member. She is also on the Board of the Broadbent Institute and the Cape Breton YMCA. She was the Executive Director of Upstream, a national non-profit focused on social determinants of health. She has a particular interests in health issues such as climate change, income, and addressing structural oppression, particularly against people of black, Indigenous and racialized backgrounds.

Expertise

  • public health
  • healthcare
  • healthcare policy
  • Canadian healthcare system
  • Pharmacare
  • social determinants of health
  • advocacy
  • population health
  • influenza
  • climate change and health

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