A group of doctors and academics from across Canada say an Indigenous man who died while waiting 34 hours for care in a Winnipeg emergency room in 2008 was killed by racism, and say the subsequent inquest into his death didn't address the real problem.
Information on aboriginal peoples in the province of Manitoba.
A summary of the events leading up to Brian Sinclair’s death and the inquest that examined it and the Interim Recommendations of the Brian Sinclair Working Group.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – Caring For Health Links to information and resources for staff and patients.
This article describes the characteristics and reviews the methodological quality of interventions designed to improve cultural competency in health care for Indigenous peoples of Austra- lia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA.
Social Determinants of Health for Manitoba First Nations are all connected as functional unit and can be categorized as: Social Determinants of Aboriginal Health, Proximal Determinants of Health, Intermediate Determinants of Health, Intermediate Determinants of Health. The pivotal point inclusive to all these factors is the availability to obtain and sustain an appropriate source of financial resources that shall provide the necessary means to maintaining a holistic quality of life.
The WRHA posted a position statement recognizing the gaps that exist amongst the population they serve.
This report describes the magnitude and distribu- tion of key health inequalities in Canada, and draws on a number of national surveys and administrative databases. Overall, significant health inequalities were observed among Indigenous peoples, sexual and racial minorities, immigrants, and people living with functional limitations, and a gradient of inequalities by soci- oeconomic status (income, education levels, employ- ment, and occupation status) could be seen for many indicators.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Aboriginal Health Programs in collaboration with the Regional Mental Health Program has put together this guide to assist First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples find mental health care information and services within Winnipeg.
In the Canadian context, the persistence and growth of Aboriginal health and social inequity signals that we are at a critical public health policy juncture; current policy reflects an historic relati