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BC
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AB
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Access to Aboriginal doctors a struggle for Indigenous population – Global News

December 17, 2018

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 2015 final report called on governments to increase the number of Indigenous health-care workers and ensure the retention of Indigenous health-care providers in Indigenous communities, but three years later, there is still a significant gap in the number of Indigenous doctors to serve their own communities.

It’s an issue that those like Tibetha Kemble, director of Indigenous Health at the University of Alberta are looking to address.

“Indigenous physicians understand the lived reality of Indigenous patients,” Kemble said on the importance of having Indigenous doctors in First Nation communities.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/4769750/access-aboriginal-doctors-struggle-indigenous-population/

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