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

WHITEHORSE, Sept. 25, 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 Dr. Carrie Bourassa is available to discuss the event, research on Indigenous peoples’ health, and the need to deliver culturally safe care.


September 25-27, 2017


Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre,
Whitehorse, Yukon

For more information on the event please visit:

At the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), we know that research has the power to change lives. As Canada’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.

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For further information: To book an interview, please contact: David Coulombe, Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 613-941-4563, [email protected]

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