Lavanya Narasiah, Canada

Clinique des demandeurs d'asile et réfugiés
CIUSSS Centre Ouest de l'ile de Montréal

Lavanya Narasiah, is a family practitioner at the CDAR (Clinique des demandeurs d'asile et réfugiés) in Montreal since over 17 years and the medical director of the Clinique des Réfugiés CISSS Champlain Charles-Lemoyne. These clinics offer first-line medical attention to refugee claimants, refugees and other immigrants having recently arrived to the Montreal region.

She is a member of the steering committee of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CCIRH) and co-author on a number of publications of the Canadian Guidelines for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CMAJ).

She has recently joined the Herzl Family Practice Center at the Jewish General Hospital medicine and is a McGill University Faculty Lecturer and a teaching professor with the Université de Sherbrooke.  

She divides her time between her medical practice and music and released her album  "Dharani-Earth" with colours from India, West Africa, Brazil and Latin America featuring over 30 exceptional musicians from Montreal and around the world (available on iTunes and CD Baby).

Sessions chaired by Lavanya Narasiah

When Session Role Room
13:40 - 15:45
Plenary — Plenary - 4 Chair Salle de Bal de Montréal

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