Tag Archives: health inequities

Prisoners Protest at Nova Scotia Jail

The prisoners at the Burnside jail, a correctional facility in Nova Scotia, are engaged in a non-violent protest and calling for changes  that will improve their health and well-being. Here is their statement.

Water, Health, & Social Justice

Shawn H.E. Harmon and Janice E. Graham advocate for a public interest approach to the governance of water.

A Call to Action: Improve Indigenous Health

Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health.

Wait lists: Barriers to Trans Healthcare

Zack Marshall calls for comprehensive strategies to address long wait lists and other barriers to the provision and use of trans healthcare services.

Global Health Collaborations: Justice, not Charity

Parisa Fallah and Mark Bernstein advocate for sustainable, educational, and collaborative approaches to global health work.

Ebola: An Emergency within an Emergency

Alison Thompson suggests that the Ebola outbreak is part of a larger emergency defined by a lack of public health infrastructure.