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Yale Experts on the Parallel Crises of COVID-19 and Systemic Racism

July 22, 2020 – 7:48 am | Comments Off on Yale Experts on the Parallel Crises of COVID-19 and Systemic Racism430 views

Anti-black violence, racism, and injustice are all too ubiquitous in our nation today and throughout history. As people called for actions to solve this crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed striking, long-standing health disparities in our …

The 10th Annual Vancouver Diversity Health Fair – 2014

February 26, 2014 – 12:42 pm | 2,513 views

The 10th Annual Vancouver Diversity Health Fair is coming this spring on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The theme of this year’s event is Family Health.
The Vancouver Diversity Health Fair is …

Learn How Surrey Memorial Hospital Deals with Cultural Barriers Between Staff and Their Patients

March 1, 2013 – 10:47 am | 1,804 views

Surrey has a diverse ethnic mix with half its population belonging to a visible minority group and one-third of the residents from a South Asian background. Much of the expected growth in the region will …

Canadian Doctors Guide to Treat Immigrants

August 1, 2011 – 9:22 pm | 1,508 views

The Canadian Medical Association Journal last month published the first Canadian guidelines to immigrant and refugee health. The guide is a detailed resource for health care providers serving immigrant patients.
The guide has been developed over the last six …

Poor diets and lack of social networks lead to immigrant deteriorating health

May 3, 2010 – 9:36 pm | 1,342 views

“A report released today by York University health researchers offers Canadians the opportunity to learn how their living conditions will determine whether they stay healthy or become ill. Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts shows …