One critical way to drive health equity is by building expectations and requirements into system and performance management. Several LHINs have required their partner service providers to develop health equity plans which identify vulnerable populations and access barriers, detail plans to address those challenges, outline initiatives underway addressing equity in service delivery, and set out […]
Principal Organizations: TCBRN Partner Organizations: Wellesley Institute, Access Alliance CHC, OWHN, Planned Parenthood Toronto, Street Health Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Campbell Please click here to see the Webcast.
About the Network Web Site: Globalization Knowledge Network Organizational Hub: The Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. Reports Towards Health-Equitable Globalisation: Rights, Regulation and Redistribution Author(s): Ronald Labonté, Chantal Blouin, Mickey Chopra, Kelley Lee, Corinne Packer, Mike Rowson, Ted Schrecker, David Woodward Published: June 2007 Summary: This report looks at […]
About the Network Web Site: Urban Settings Knowledge Network Organizational Hub: WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan. Reports Our cities, our health, our future: Acting on social determinants for health equity in urban settings Author(s): Tord Kjellstrom Published: July 2007 Summary: This report looks at the social determinants of health that are […]
About the Network Web Site: Employment Conditions Knowledge Network Organizational Co-Hubs: Health Inequalities Research Group (Occupational Health Research Unit), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain | Social Equity & Health Research Unit (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health), Toronto, Canada | Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Reports Employment Conditions and Health […]
Canadians generally consider American health care to be inequitable, unfair and inefficient, since it costs more than any other health are system in the world, yet still leaves 45.7 million people uninsured. While there is no question that some of these perceptions are broadly well-founded, the current U.S. health care reforms are designed to significantly […]
The Centre for Community-Based Research and The Wellesley Institute need your help! Do you serve any clients who use payday loans? Help us better understand people’s experiences with these facilities and advocate for changes to protect them from being trapped in a cycle of debt.
Youth, as the saying goes, is supposed to be the best time in your life. But for many youth in Toronto, this period in their lives is marked by vulnerability, instability and marginalization. Yet, in spite of their hardships and a sometimes confusing and complicated array of services, many youth are able to demonstrate remarkable […]
Creating Caring Communities, Healthier People…Together Go to Central LHIN website Download Central LHIN 2010-2013 IHSP See a snapshot from Central LHIN’s previous IHSP
Engaged Communities, Healthy Communities Go to Central East LHIN website Download Central East LHIN 2010-2013 IHSP See a snapshot from Central East LHIN’s previous IHSP