These webinar series from Research Evaluation Data Ethics 4 Black Lives (REDE4 Black Lives) includes recorded discussions on race-based data collection and use at various points of the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes discussions on population health analytics, community health, data literacy, policing and artificial intelligence. The series highlights limitations, challenges and concerns around race-based data collection in public health pandemic planning and response.
This journal article from Peek et al. makes recommendations to address COVID-19 disparities among African Americans based on principles of public health and bioethics.
Webinar: Health equity in student research: Sexualized violence services and pandemic homelessness policy
This event will take place in English Academic research is a well-cited source of evidence to inform public health action to address health equity. But valuable academic work on the social…
This report from the Canadian Urban Institute provides a snapshot of Canadian cities at days 100, 200 and 300 in relation to the start of the COVID0-19 pandemic. It highlights how COVID-19 has deepened existing inequalities for racialized communities, seniors, women and people living with disabilities. It also emphasizes the need for neighbourhood-level data in order to fully understand the impacts of the pandemic.
This report from the City of Toronto Office of Recovery and Rebuild provides recommendations to support the recovery of communities, organizations, partners and businesses from COVID-19. It outlines recommendations specific to addressing anti-Black systemic racism and social determinants of health.
This webpage from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada highlights five key areas for clinicians wanting to follow culturally safe practices when assessing and treating Indigenous populations with COVID-19.
This webinar from the Canadian Public Health Association explores the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on immigrants and refugees in Canada. It highlights risk factors such as poverty, language barriers, fear of deportation, poor health literacy, racism/discrimination, occupational exposures and poor housing conditions.
This report from the African-Canadian Civic Engagement Council and Innovative Research Group presents the results of a research study exploring perceptions of Black Canadians about the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, demonstrating poorer health outcomes, greater occupational exposure and greater financial impact of COVID-19 for Black Canadians.
COVID-19 in immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in Ontario: Characteristics of those tested and those confirmed positive, as of June 13, 2020
This report from ICES (formerly the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences) examines COVID-19 testing rates and test positivity for immigrants and refugees in Ontario up to June 13, 2020. Their results demonstrate a higher impact on those living in lower-income areas with high proportions of both immigrants and racialized populations.
This webinar from McGill University's Institute for Health and Social Policy reports on challenges faced by immigrant and racialized communities in Montreal during COVID-19, including awareness and application of health guidelines, access to health services, psychosocial needs, economic challenges, employment, family well-being and community initiatives.