COVID-19 Health Data Platform
777 Bay Street, 5th Floor, Toronto ON M7A 1N3
Room 4320, Whitney Block, 99 Wellesley Street West
- 416 327-4300
- 416 326-1571
- Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.26, s. 9 (opens a new window)
- Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, 2011, c. 9, Sched. 26, s. 6.1. (opens a new window)
Special Advisor provides advice to the Minister of Health and the President of the Treasury Board, including on the implementation of the proposed health data platform; on the development of a health data stewardship model to ensure sound data and information governance practices, fair access, and appropriate privacy and security safeguards; on new approaches to the research needs of Public Health Ontario, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, public health units, and the health system; on data access practices, principles and policies; on the management of the health data platform; and on any other matters related to the health data platform and the COVID-19 pandemic that the Ministers may specify from time to time.
The Special Advisor will chair the Joint Ministers' Roundtable, composed of public health, research, privacy, and clinical experts
The Special Advisor's term is effective June 1, 2020. It will end no later than May 31, 2022, and may be revoked or terminated at an earlier date. The Special Advisor may terminate their appointment by providing thirty (30) days prior written notice
The Special Advisor will not receive remuneration or an honorarium. Eligible expenses will reimbursed in accordance with the Management Board of Cabinet's Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expense Directive, based on pre-approval by the Ministry of Health.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Special Advisor (Part-Time)||JANE PHILPOTT||
01-Jun-2020 - 31-May-2022