In this statement, written by Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh on behalf of the NCCDH team, the NCCDH calls for action regarding the ongoing structural racism demonstrated in anti-Black police violence. This action demands that the public health sector transforms its institutions in the short and long term to be fully committed to ending racial injustice.
In this NCCDH student guest blog post, Daniel Jubas-Malz and Melissa Perri discuss climate change vulnerability, reflecting on some of the limitations of the climate change literature.
In this blog post, Dr. Travis Salway discusses LGBTQ2 conversion therapy as a public health issue and suggests actions that practitioners can take to promote positive mental health and reduce stigma and discrimination in LGTBQ2 communities.
In this blog post, Vivian Chau, project coordinator at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences, and Dr. Lawrence Loh, associate medical officer of health at Peel Public Health, explore the relationship between stigma, discrimination and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
This is the second blog in a series that explores the connections between climate change, health equity and public health.