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Health and Human Rights Conference receives award

Dr. Iain Young, Jesleen Rana, Jessica Moe, Monika Dutt and Principal Daniel Woolf (left to right).

Past and present organizers of the Health and Human Rights Conference (HHRC) officially accepted the Queen’s Human Rights Initiative Award at a ceremony held Tuesday, Jan. 25. This year’s winner was announced Dec. 10 to commemorate International Human Rights Day.

HHRC is an annual event coordinated by the students of the Queen’s School of Medicine in collaboration with students from other faculties. Experts from various departments, professions and backgrounds share their unique perspectives on the interconnection between health and human rights.

Dr. Iain Young, acting dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Principal Daniel Woolf presented the award to this year’s conference co-chairs Jesleen Rana and Jessica Moe and conference founder Monika Dutt.

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