Shifting towards a culture of racial equity (Ottawa, ON)

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Nepean Sportsplex

1701 Woodroffe Avenue

Ottawa, ON K2G 0C4

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This workshop is offered through the Public Health Training for Equitable Systems Change (PHESC) project, and will help participants better understand how to apply the requirements of the Ontario Public Health Standards, and the Ontario Health Equity Guideline, 2018 (Guideline) through a racial health equity lens.


Racism influences how opportunities for health and wellbeing are distributed. Given the existence of social and racial health inequities, it is imperative that public health adopt anti-racist approaches to understand and transform views, practices and policies at the root of racial discrimination.


The Guideline requires public health to apply anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and culturally safe approaches to address health inequities. This workshop will present the pathways to racial health inequities, identify racism as a public health issue, and identify strategies for developing a decolonial and anti-racist public health practice.


Speakers:

Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist, NCCDH

Janet Dawson, Knowledge Translation Specialist, NCCDH

Cost: Free

Contact: jadawson@stfx.ca if you have any questions. Please note this workshop is only available in English.

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This event will be jointly hosted by the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and Ottawa Public Health (OPH).

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Nepean Sportsplex

1701 Woodroffe Avenue

Ottawa, ON K2G 0C4

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