In 2016, Dr. Sarah de Leeuw wrote a series of monthly cover stories for Canadian Family Physician. These stories feature anecdotes and real world examples of initiatives being undertaken by physicians across Canada who are making a difference in how health care services and programs are delivered.
The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is one of the partners on a successful Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) proposal entitled, Increasing First Nations Employment Participation and the Responsiveness to Indigenous Well-Being within BC's Northern Health Authority: A Decolonizing Humanities-Based Approach.
Dr. Margo Greenwood, Academic Lead of the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH), has recently been appointed by Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) to one of its five Institutes Advisory Boards (IABs).
The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health is pleased to announce its support for a new initiative focusing on the rights of Indigenous children. The Global Child Initiative focuses on the development of indicators to help governments monitor and report on the rights of children around the world, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous.
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) held its annual conference this year in Toronto, Ontario, from June 13-16, 2016. Bringing together public health professionals, students and organizations, the objectives of Public Health 2016 were to: