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Family doctors fly north to support Operation Remote Immunity

Operation Remote Immunity is a critical part of Ontario’s phased vaccination rollout plan. It is led by Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance service, in partnership with the provincial government and Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) representing 49 First Nations in Northern Ontario, together with a network of dedicated partners, staff and volunteers.
Mar 31 / 2021

A recipe for respectful care: Working with the LGBTQ2S+ community

When LGBTQ2S+ student leaders expressed concern that the University of Toronto undergraduate medical curriculum did not teach the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to address their future SGM patient needs, Dr. Laurence Biro’s team responded.
Mar 23 / 2021

Conversations that matter: Building vaccine confidence

In 2019, before the world had heard of COVID-19, the World Health Organization named vaccine hesitancy as one of ten key threats to global health. Little did they know how salient that prediction would be. A year into the pandemic, with vaccination thought to be our best chance at ending COVID-19, understanding and building vaccine confidence is critical. 
Mar 11 / 2021

Developing culturally appropriate health solutions: Indigenous Health Partners Program

DFCM is pleased to welcome the Indigenous Health Partners Program (IHPP) into the Global Health and Social Accountability portfolio.
Mar 10 / 2021