In December 2019, Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr Theresa Tam released a national report that shines a light on stigma as a key driver of health inequities in Canada. The report was informed by meetings with key people across Canada that gathered input on two key questions: What holds stigma in place? And, how do we address stigma in the health system?
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ 2020 Alternative Federal Budget Recovery Plan takes a health-in-all-policies approach to planning for a just recovery from COVID-19. The plan outlines concrete plans for a caring economy, income support, healthier
Améliorer la réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19 pour les populations racisées et immigrantes à Montréal : consultation des acteurs terrain
This report from Depri, Benoit, Grenier and Adrien for the Direction régionale de santé publique du CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal describes the challenges of community-centred responses to COVID-19 for racialized and immigrant groups.
Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium: Bringing together community and health systems for improved health outcomes
Held on January 30, 2020, the Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium (BEHCS) generated rich, action-oriented dialogue about advancing Black health in Ontario. This important report of the proceedings is authored by Black Health Alliance and Health Commons Solutions Lab and is relevant to practitioners across Canada. It captures knowledge and experience shared during keynote presentations and breakout sessions.
This podcast episode features a discussion with Calvin Hudson Hwang on his documentary 'What Flowers They Bloom' (2021) exploring anti-Asian racism and COVID-19. The importance of addressing disinformation, pre-existing stigma, discrimination and bias toward Asian communities amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic is discussed.