Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 12:05.
If you want to go upstream to make a difference to factors that could affect a child’s health and wellbeing for the rest of their lives, it doesn’t make sense to paddle alone. That’s why Guelph Community Health Centre is using a Collective Impact approach to address a complex social issue that has direct impacts on children’s and families’ health.
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:10.
On Tuesday, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) announced that it will partner with Rexdale CHC and TAIBU CHC to offer more robust and timely supports for Black high school students in conflict with the education system.
To help people spread the word on social media about this gap in our healthcare system, the Ontario Oral Health Alliance produced a whiteboard video (below) that spotlights the connection between chronic disease and poor oral health care, as well as the social effects of not having access to dental care
Submitted by Jason Rehel on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:00.
Cancer screening rates in Ontario aren’t as high as they should be, and nowhere near provincial benchmarks. But Ontario’s Community Health Centres are seizing opportunities to increase screening rates with a robust health equity approach.
In The Book of Negroes, The Illegal as well as many other works, Hill has written extensively about social inequality- in particular racism. In advance of his conference keynote, Lawrence Hill joined us for a brief conversation to set the stage.