Daily Media Digest February 9, 2021

How one Indigenous doctor is tackling vaccine hesitancy, starting with her own mom

“… Anishnawbe Health Toronto, the Indigenous Health Program at University Health Network and Shkaabe Makwa — an Indigenous-focused branch of …”
TAGS: COVID-19, Indigenous health, vaccine hesitancy, vaccine education, Women’s College Hospital, University Health Network, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto

London poised to lead research on toll facing COVID ‘long-haulers’
London Free Press (Blogs)
“London researchers are working with partners at the University of Alberta to find the molecular signature (Supplied/Lawson Health Research Institute) …”
TAGS: COVID-19, molecular signature, chronic illness, “long-hauler”, Lawson Health Research Institute

Researchers peg success of high-profile healthcare facility on people and vision
HRI Portal
“A sessional instructor and business professor study the reinvigoration of a Toronto hospital and discover the secret(s) of its success from a public management perspective. They determine what this facility, which now specializes in rehabilitation and complex care cases, was doing right from the very start.”
TAGS: healthcare facility, health research, innovative research, rehabilitation, York University

U of T study highlights health-care barriers women with disabilities face during pregnancy
““We need to make health care more accessible, but this also raises … “At the same time, health-care guidelines in Canada on how to best provide … likely than their peers to experience social and medical risk factors, but until … research institute that uses population-based health information to study …”
TAGS: health care, women’s health, pregnancy, gestational health, Women’s College Hospital

McMaster University partnership brings eye care to Indigenous children in northern communities
“A new partnership between McMaster University and Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) in northern Ontario is hoping to help improve eye …”
TAGS: eye care, Indigenous health, children and youth health, northern community health, McMaster University