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SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being

Families of Quebec seniors who died in long-term care split on idea of public inquiry

Families of Quebec seniors who died in long-term care split on idea of public inquiry

While some feel only a full public inquiry will get answers, others fear it would be a waste of time In interview with Prof Mark Winfield As opposition politicians at the National Assembly unite in calls for a full public inquiry into the deaths of seniors at long term-care homes during the first wave of

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Maureen Owino awarded prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Maureen Owino awarded prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Maureen Owino, environmental studies Maureen Owino Owino’s research, titled "When HIV and COVID-19 Pandemics Collide in Black Communities in Canada," confronts issues relating to pandemic responses that impact already vulnerable communities. Through institutional ethnography, the research will examine the cumulative impacts of existing and emerging social and public health policies on Black people’s health and

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Indigenous education is central to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery

Indigenous education is central to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery

Article by By Suzanne Katsi'tsiarihshion Brant MES'05  & Bryden Award Recipient Over the last number of years, I have been honoured to provide leadership for First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in eastern Ontario. Now celebrating our 35th year as a post-secondary institute, we have provided unique learning experiences for thousands of Indigenous

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Understanding Adolescent Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Understanding Adolescent Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) The project aimed to train the Toronto Teen Survey (TTS) project's Youth Advisory Committee in focus group facilitation and support them in conducting follow-up discussions on adolescent sexually transmitted diseases and their access to reproductive health services. Community-specific qualitative data were gathered to allow more in-depth understanding of the

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The Power of Stories: Storytelling and HIV/AIDS

The Power of Stories: Storytelling and HIV/AIDS

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) This Cafe‚ Scientifique project aimed to engage, inform and provoke dialogue about the importance of storytelling in HIV prevention, treatment, support and care. Drawing from a variety of community-based research projects and creative works, community members and researchers were invited into a dialogue about storytelling's role in transforming people's

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Urban life in the time of the COVID 19 pandemic

Urban life in the time of the COVID 19 pandemic

In an article in The Conversation on February 17, Professors Roger Keil, Creighton Connolly, and S. Harris Ali, stressed that “[o]utbreaks like coronavirus start in and spread from the edges of cities,” noting that merging infectious disease has much to do with how and where we live, and that the ongoing coronavirus is an example of the

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