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Prof. Dr Margaret Walton-Roberts

Prof. Dr Margaret Walton-Roberts

Chair Plenary – Post-pandemic Expectations: The (Dis-)connection of Health, Demographic Change, and Labour Migration

Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University

Prof. Dr Margaret Walton-Roberts

Margaret Walton-Roberts is a professor in the Geography and Environmental Studies department at Wilfrid Laurier University and is affiliated to the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario. She has published widely on issues related to gender and migration as well as global health professional migration. Her most recent edited collection is Global Migration, Gender, and Health Professional Credentials: Transnational Value Transfers and Losses published by University of Toronto Press in 2022.

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09:30 a.m. CEST
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11:00 a.m. CEST
Plenary

Post-pandemic Expectations: The (Dis-)connection of Health, Demographic Change, and Labour Migration

Host countries are dependent on labour migration in the healthcare sector. How sustainable is the migration of skilled labour? What solutions are envisioned, given projected demographic changes and the likelihood of future pandemics?

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