As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, UBCO researcher calls for a level playing field globally

Katrina Plamondon

As the Canadian government plans for a mass inoculation campaign with the soon-to-be available COVID-19 vaccines, a UBC Okanagan researcher, together with more than 100 health researchers across the country, is asking the government to think globally, not locally.

Katrina Plamondon is an assistant professor in UBCO’s School of Nursing. She conducts research on health equity and through her work with the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research, she joins this collective call for Canada to support a temporary waiver to allow step up of international production of vaccines and other essential health products during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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