Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 09:14 AM
In a response to the urge by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada ( SOGC) to prioritize pregnant women in all provinces to receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to increase in the number of pregnant women admitted to ICU in Ontario, New Brunswick and Ontario added pregnancy to the province priority list on April 20 and 23, respectively. Alberta had started adding pregnancy as an eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine since March and Saskatchewan started since April 14.
Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:44 PM
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COVID-19 has imposed major disruptions to maternal and child health services that have disproportionately impacted newcomer women and children. Join us for a panel discussion featuring diverse perspectives from across North America.
- How COVID-19 has exacerbated maternal health inequities for newcomer women and children
- Some of the top challenges Newcomer women experience during labour and delivery
- Examples of promising...
Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 01:00 PM
Moving on the promise of health equity, diversity and inclusion
During 2020, many healthcare organizations were moved by the disparities within the impact of the pandemic, as well as 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...
Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:41 AM
This is the second Ramadan being observed by millions of Muslims during this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic. May this holy month be a month of peace, compassion, and prosperity.
As COVID-19 vaccines are available, many may be wondering whether they should be getting the shot while fasting, a question answered by experts.
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 11:54 AM
Message from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada - IRCC
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Welcome to Canada employment video from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The video is available in English and French on the IRCC YouTube playlist Immigrating and Settling in Canada.
Finding a job is a job provides newcomers with an...
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 10:59 AM
Background, profession, and newcomer involvement
Renette Amirault-Laing is among the first graduates of the N4-SPU online program. She shares her perspective from the healthcare sector. Working as a nurse for the last 24 years, she has seen an influx of newcomers during her time at IWK Health Center in Halifax over the last 15 years. This center streamlines two types of service in particular: children and women’s health. The increase in cultural and linguistic diversity in Halifax and throughout...
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 09:05 AM
On April 13th, the N4 Team was thrilled to re-connect via a virtual event with over 50 professionals from the health and settlement sectors across Canada to share findings from the newly released, Newcomer Navigation: Report on N4 Outreach and Site Visits. The N4 Team was pleased to hear feedback from those who participated and hear ideas about how the report findings could be leveraged.
To inform the development of its N4 Platform and online certificate program in newcomer navigation with Saint-Paul...
Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 10:11 AM
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This webinar focuses on the intersection of immigration law, health, and mental health. We will provide a broad overview of various immigration pathways such as refugee claims and humanitarian applications, the relevance of applicants’ health and mental healthcare conditions and needs, and eligibility for federal and provincial healthcare programs based on legal status.
- Understanding of various immigration pathways
- The impact of the applicant’s...
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
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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...