Racism and Geographical Barriers to Safe Care for Indigenous Communities
This commentary from Carrie Bourassa examines the inequitable access to healthcare services that Indigenous peoples in Canada face on a daily basis. Several recommendations to address physical and geographical access are included. "Get rid of the stereotypes and treat people with dignity and respect. The healthcare practitioners need to listen and hear what people are saying to them. They need to be respectful of other ways of being and doing things" - study participant. Full Article
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A new national Standard on Work Disability Management to address Post-traumatic stress injury is being set up
December 6, 2019: CSA Group is pleased to announce the launch of a project to develop a new national Standard on Work Disability Management for the Paramedic Community, with a focus on addressing post [...]