Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Why cultural safety is critical to the health of First Nations – Brighter World McMaster

July 11, 2019

Erin Slade is following her passion to tackle poor health outcomes among First Nations in her home province of British Columbia.

The Master of Science in Global Health program graduate is currently working with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) in Vancouver as a policy analyst in the Health Benefits department, where she develops policies that govern health benefits.

As an ally and advocate, Slade is involved in work that directly impacts access to health care for First Nations across BC – and it’s not a responsibility she takes lightly.

“I’m learning what meaningful community engagement and partnership truly looks like,” says Slade, who works collaboratively with other FNHA departments, provincial health authorities and federal government representatives on behalf of First Nations communities.

Read More: https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/why-cultural-safety-is-critical-to-the-health-of-first-nations/

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