One of the central conversations throughout the gathering “Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal Peoples” was about different ways of knowing and how this is critical to doing research and knowledge translation that is meaningful to the Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, Metis) of Canada.
This blog describes my initial work in matching the NCCDH’s four "Public Health Roles for Improving Health Equity" with concrete examples and tools. This piece of work gave me some sense of ‘where to start.’ Public Health Roles for Improving Health Equity.
By placing organizations, networks and individuals on equal ground, social media can create opportunities to engage multiple sectors on issues related to the social determinants of health and health equity, and can offer a complementary online environment within which public health professionals can share thoughts, resources, and follow opportunities for further exchange.
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