Covid19 and Indigenous Health
Indigenous leaders have been working to support their communities.
In Canada, some groups to follow include: @FNHA with leaders, @doctoronline and @cwieman, @APTNNews
In Australia, some groups to follow include: National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation @NACCHOAustralia or Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory @AMSANTaus
Indigenous Health & Disability
The Centre for Wise Practices in Indigenous Health based at Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Canada and has a collection of resources to help mobilize and implement recommendations to close the health gaps experienced by Indigenous peoples during Covid19 and in everyday practice.
First Peoples, Second Class Treatment published by the Wellesley Institute looks at 'The role of racism in the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Peoples of Canada'
Indigenous Health Page - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada includes a case-based primer, a values & principles statement bridging Indigenous values to the CanMEDS Framework, and online learning modules.
The Indigenous Health page - Association of Faculties of Medicine in Canada includes a variety of resources around caring for Indigenous peoples and making Reconciliation happen.
Health and Healthcare Implications of Systemic Racism in Indigenous Peoples of Canada from the College of Family Physicians of Canada