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COVID-19 and the decolonization of Indigenous public health

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This article from Richardson and Crawford argues that principles of Indigenous self-determination, leadership and knowledge must be at the forefront of pandemic public health planning. It is rooted in an awareness of Canada’s colonial history and current colonial practices that underpin inequities in the social determinants of health experienced by Indigenous Peoples.



Richardson, L., & Crawford, A. (2020). COVID-19 and the decolonization of Indigenous public health. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association médicale canadienne192(38), E1098–E1100.

Tags: Indigenous health , Pandemic/emergency planning, Journal Article

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