Upcoming Sessions

May 6th, 2021 – Pandemic-proof cancer screening; Using HPV self-testing to put cervix screening into the hands of First Nations and Métis communities in the North

May 6th, 2021 – Pandemic-proof cancer screening; Using HPV self-testing to put cervix screening into the hands of First Nations and Métis communities in the North

Throughout Northern BC, rural and remote Indigenous communities face various barriers to accessing both timely and culturally appropriate healthcare services. During this session, we will present three HPV self-collection projects currently underway in Northern BC that are working to increase cervical cancer screening.  Together, we will present the importance of cervix screening, the successes of […]

April 27th, 2020 – Pathways to Indigenous Equity: An Indigenous Lens on Health Systems Transformation & Research

April 27th, 2020 – Pathways to Indigenous Equity: An Indigenous Lens on Health Systems Transformation & Research

Despite federal and global commitments to addressing and resolving health inequities, Indigenous Peoples in what is presently known as Canada continue to face persistent and pervasive barriers to accessing culturally appropriate care and achieving equity. With its roots in colonialism, the very system intended to support and heal people is failing Indigenous populations; in many […]