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Supporting refugees in Canada through COVID-19 and beyond

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.

Social participation: Synergies in systems strengthening & emergency response

This webinar from the World Health Organization focuses on the importance of social participation and investing in mechanisms to dialogue with people and communities in relation to COVID-19. More specifically, it explores these topics as they relate to strengthening emergency responses.

The Impact of COVID on Immigrant and Racialized Communities in Montreal

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. 

The coronavirus pandemic: Unequal risks for communities of color

This virtual Q&A and accompanying transcript text from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health addresses questions about exposure, social factors, housing, public health care and other disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on racialized people.

Caring for vulnerable populations during the pandemic

This webinar recording from the College of Family Physicians of Canada explores populations in Canada who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 due to structural inequities. These populations include Indigenous communities, those who are socially isolated, care home residents with disabilities and people who experience homelessness.

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