Media Advisory – Pathways to improving Indigenous Peoples’ health: Focusing on sex and gender to improve Indigenous health

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2017  – Mark your calendars! This September 25-27, you are invited to WhitehorseYukon to take part in the third Pathways Annual Gathering co-led by CIHR and the Native Women’s Association of Canada. Event participants will discuss finding new ways to improve the health of Indigenous peoples by integrating sex and gender into research.

If you can’t attend, CIHR’s Scientific Director is available to discuss the event’s theme:

  • Dr. Carrie Bourassa research on Indigenous peoples’ health and the need to deliver culturally safe care.

For more information on the event please visit:

To book an interview, please contact:

David Coulombe
Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
[email protected]

At the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), we know that research has the power to change lives. AsCanada’s health research investment agency, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system.

For further information: David Coulombe, Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 613-941-4563, [email protected]

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