“They treated me like crap, and I know it was because I was Native” – CBC

April 09, 2017

A new report on the healthcare experiences of people living in Vancouver’s inner city concludes the health care system fails Indigenous people — particularly drug users.

Lead author Ashley Goodman says the majority of participants in the study shared experiences that were negative, and often lead people to delay care or disengage from care entirely.

“There was one participant who hadn’t accessed a doctor in 25 years

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/the180/chemical-weapons-start-concerts-earlier-and-nova-scotia-should-have-a-spaceport-1.4059275/they-treated-me-like-crap-and-i-know-it-was-because-i-was-native-1.4059649

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