GSL Associate Director Featured in TVO Article on CMOHs and MOHs.

TVO article on CMOH and MOH

In this TVO article published on February 23rd, GSL Associate Director Patrick Fafard adds to the discussion on the roles of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CMOHs) and local Municipal Officers of Health (MOHs) and how they differ.

Fafard explains that where CMOHs must balance privately advising government officials and publicly advocating health measures, MOHs function at a local level with more transparency and, at times, varying local needs. “You want the local MOH to have some autonomy to take action. Nobody disputes that,” Fafard says. “The tricky part comes when the province actively has a view that may not be the same.”

Read the full article here.

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