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Wellington Seminar with Dr Stewart Jessamine - 06 April 2018

Wellington Branch Seminar Series 2018
"Change Management Journey"

Born and raised in Scotland, Stewart joined the public service in 1993.  Stewart’s career has taken him from rural General Practitioner to Director of Protection Regulation and Assurance. In his 24yr career at the Ministry of Health he has undertaken a number of roles including Group Manager of Medsafe, and Director of Public Health.  Stewart completed his Master’s in Public Health in 2002 and was admitted as a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Medical Administration in 2007.

 

Stewart has been directly involved in dealing with complex public health issues such as the New Zealand response to Ebola, and other major public health and regulatory issues relating to medicines and medical device safety, tobacco control, water fluoridation and rheumatic fever. Internationally Stewart is one of the Western Pacific’s representatives on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious and growing global threat to public health and animal health. AMR affects patients and communities and threatens to severely undermine the modern health system. The impact of AMR in animals (pets and production animals can have serious negative impacts on animal health, welfare and production.

New Zealand’s human health animal health and agriculture sectors are working collaboratively to develop a national action plan for New Zealand to address antimicrobial resistance

Date :Friday 6th April 2018

Time :12 midday for a 12.15 start. Finish at 1pm

Venue :Health Quality & Safety Commission offices, Level 9, 19-21 Whitmore Street, Wellington

RSVP :TheNZIHM@gmail.com

Cost :NZIHM Members – FREE / Non-Members - FREE


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