A number of key priorities – such as those for wait times, diabetes and chronic disease prevention and management, and mental health — have been identified by MOHLTC that all LHINs must deliver on, and vital reform initiatives are underway across the province.
Wellesley participated in a workshop on how to apply a specific equity planning tool – the urban health framework developed by GTA Community Health Centres – to diabetes planning.
This provides resources on how equity can be built into plans and initiatives to achieve these priorities.
Diabetes and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
Put more proactively, diabetes and other chronic conditions, mental health and other key issues are greatly influenced by the wider social determinants of health and these priorities cannot be achieved without taking equity into account.
This links to how.