Tools for using HEIA
Assessing and reducing health disparities in virtual care
The COVID-19 pandemic forced healthcare providers to rapidly transition to virtual services, creating significant equity challenges. In this webinar, Dr. Allison Crawford discusses tools to assess and mitigate health inequities caused by a shift to virtual services.
March 3rd, 2021
Building your toolbox for more equitable healthcare: Guidance on health equity training
Health equity training is part of a toolbox that organizations can use to support staff to provide more inclusive and equitable services. But how can you incorporate meaningful health equity training into your organization? This roundtable webinar discusses ways to enhance health equity training in a healthcare setting.
January 27th, 2021
Using CIHI’s toolkit to plan, analyze and report on health inequalities
There is great interest in reducing health inequities in Canada. However, health organizations vary in their capacity to generate and use reliable and relevant data to inform action and to monitor progress towards achieving a more equitable health system. As a result, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) released Measuring Health Inequalities: A Toolkit. During this webinar, you will learn how this toolkit can assist analysts and researchers with measuring and reporting on health inequalities with a focus on stratifying health indicators.
November 28th, 2018
HEIA mental health & addictions tip sheet
Equity issues in mental health have a significant and often negative impact on the people, communities and health system of Ontario. Uppala Chandrasekera, Director of Public Policy at CMHA Ontario, presents on the impact of equity issues in mental health and addictions and how to utilize the HEIA Mental Health and Addictions Tip Sheet to get started in completing a HEIA.
January 25th, 2017
The peel newcomer profile tool: using data to support equity planning
Aamna Ashraf, Director of Peel Newcomer Strategy Group (PNSG), demonstrates how the Newcomer Profile Tool for Peel region is a best practice, user-friendly interactive online tool for viewing local data on newcomers.
November 3, 2016
The immigrant populations supplement: new resource for HEIA users
Joanne Thanos, from the MOHLTC Health Equity Branch, and Branka Agic, from the CAMH Health Equity Office provide an overview of the HEIA Immigrant Populations Supplement and discuss how it can be used during a HEIA.
Sept 28, 2016