Posted on Sunday, April 04, 2021 07:34 PM
stmichaelshospital.com · Toronto, ON
Learn how a physician at the pediatric clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and her team, identified gaps in care for newcomer children and how they implemented a plan to serve newcomer families
In 2018, Dr. Shazeen Suleman, a physician at the pediatric clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and her interdisciplinary...
Posted on Sunday, April 04, 2021 01:00 PM
Register now! newcomernavigation.ca/covid-misinformation
As of late 2020/early 2021, COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed to the global population, beginning the climb out of this pandemic. However, a subset of vaccine misinformation can be found circulating on certain social media platforms and to some extent physically to the public. This can put the most vulnerable including newcomers at great risk of the health consequences of the virus. This webinar panel will provide in-depth discussion...
Posted on Saturday, April 03, 2021 11:36 AM
Posted on Friday, April 02, 2021 03:05 PM
During 2020, many healthcare organizations were moved by the disparities that were magnified by the current pandemic, including its impact and our collective raising of consciousness towards racism. Like other sectors, many made internal and public commitments to address systemic racism and focus on addressing health inequities in accessing or experiencing care. Our host organization CHEO was among them.
Building on its strong foundation of community partnerships, CHEO has joined with the CHEO Foundation...
Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 09:32 AM
Nutrition Month: The Diversity of Healthy Eating
As Health Canada says: "Eat well. Live well." March is Nutrition Month and we at N4 want to take this opportunity to highlight how you can promote optimal nutrition in your work with newcomers. For newcomers, there can be additional challenges to... Read more
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 02:43 PM
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21, is dedicated to raising awareness of, and to eradicating racist laws and practices world-wide.
N4 pays tribute to all those who are working to help vulnerable people and communities and to protect them from oppression and racism. N4 continues our own efforts at helping to eradicate racism through the sharing of numerous resources, offering informative webinars, raising awareness of socioculturally marginalized and disenfranchised...
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 06:03 PM
Bilingual · Free
When: April 7, 2021 · 01 PM EST
Register now! newcomernavigation.ca/vaccine-hesitancy
Vaccine hesitancy is not synonymous with vaccine refusal; a challenge for public health and health care professionals, it is a complex phenomenon that needs to be understood in its various dimensions in order to be able to help people accepting vaccination against COVID-19. In the case of minorities and migrants, it might take specific forms.
This webinar will address the phenomenon...
Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 06:54 PM
Message from the Public Health Agency of Canada
A number of federal departments have recently launched funding opportunities for vaccine confidence-focused initiatives in Canada. These opportunities will support a broad range of research, communications and interventions initiatives, and may be of interest to you and your organization. These funding opportunities complement funding available through the Immunization Partnership Fund, which recently closed its call for letters of intent.
Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 01:58 PM
What’s everyone talking about? Well, grab your favorite beverage or snack and join us in the various discussions in our virtual Meeting Place
Members of the N4 platform are talking about topics such as:
Some newcomers are afraid to take the vaccine because they do not fully understand its benefits or because of sociocultural beliefs. Others have been frightened off by antivaxxer...
Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 03:13 PM
hollandbloorview.ca · Toronto, ON
How multidisciplinary teams at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is helping children with complex health issues
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Learn more about how their dedicated...