Why Health Equity Matters
Increasing older adults’ access to care: Lessons learned from the pandemic response
Sara Bhatti of the Alliance for Healthier Communities and Alvis Choi of Yet Keen Seniors’ Day Centre describe strategies taken by Community Health Centres (CHCs) to provide safe and accessible services to marginalized older adults during the pandemic.
November 25th, 2020
Reducing health care barriers for uninsured clients without OHIP
Rebecca Cheff, from the Wellesley Institute, shares about how you can reduce barriers to health care for uninsured clients in Ontario.
September 30th, 2020
Understanding mental health and addiction system needs of Francophones
Alexandra Lamoureux, Aliou Sene, and Christelle Bony, from the CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program, shares about how you can reduce barriers to mental health and addiction healthcare access for francophones.
December 4th, 2019
Indigenous Peoples and the health care system
Renee Linklater, Director of Shkaabe Makwa for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's Provincial System Support Program, shares about how you can reduce barriers to healthcare access for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.
June 26th, 2019
Every Woman Matters!
Notisha Massaquoi, from Women's Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre, shares about how you can reduce barriers to healthcare access for racialized, immigrant and refugee women.
January 30th, 2019
Reducing barriers to healthcare access for immigrant and refugees communities
Norma Hannant, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's New Beginnings Refugee Clinic, shares about how immigrants and refugees can be negatively impacted, often inadvertently, when interacting with the healthcare system and ways to mitigate these negative impacts.
December 12th, 2018
Breaking down the stigma of childhood disability through awareness and advocacy: The Dear Everybody Campaign
Stewart Wong and Lydia Hanson, from Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, share on how we can break down the stigma of childhood disability through awareness and advocacy.
September 26th, 2018
Using HEIA to advance health equity among LGBTQ people
Devon MacFarlane and Susan Barrass, from Rainbow Health Ontraio, explore health disparities and specific health needs among LGBTQ populations along with approaches to policy and program design that take into account the needs of these communities.
April 25th, 2018
Why Gender Inclusive Language Matters for Health Equity
Laura Anderson, from Health Quality Ontario, explains key concepts of gender inclusivity and gender inclusive language and provides an overview of the importance of gender inclusivity in health care.
March 28th, 2018