How did health inequities among community populations during the COVID-19 pandemic affect community health nurses? This research inquiry discusses experiences of moral distress among community health nurses, with particular attention to health inequities.
Hospital care for patients uninsured due to immigration status during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto: Lessons from front-line knowledge translation
Migrants are systemically excluded from universal health coverage, an important social determinant of health. This article describes a model of knowledge translation led by front-line workers to improve access to health services for migrants living in Ontario.
Fourth COVID-19 Conversation Series - Shifting worldviews: stories about advancing equity and justice
In this fourth COVID-19 conversation series, we will share stories where barriers to advancing equity and justice were removed and views of a more equitable and just future came into being.
This Equity in Action story is distilled from an interview with Sandy Zidner, Manager, Child Health and Development, and Rachael Markovsky, Manager, Communicable Disease Control, at Toronto Public Health. The interview took place in January 2023, and…
This report summarizes stories of action on equity and discusses facilitators, barriers and lessons in advancing equity. The themes presented in this report can inspire and inform public health and other practitioners to sustain or initiate action on equity.