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Placing inclusion at the core of infrastructure design is totally upstream. We've got two new reports that showcase inclusive frameworks, including real-life examples in Canada. thinkupstream.ca/post/what-does… #SDoH
1 in 3 Canadians lack dental insurance. The move toward national dental care is a welcome one. Nova Scotia-based dentist Brandon Doucet on the blog #cdnpoli #SDoH monitormag.ca/articles/a-rea…
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Next on our list is this @UpstreamAction article by @trishhennessy about social prescribing in the age of COVID-19! 🇨🇦 Check it out herethinkupstream.ca/post/social-pr…x#SocialPrescribingn#CSPSCSP2
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Parliament's back Nov 22. We've got a great plan in hand -- forward-thinking ideas crowdsourced by people from across the country -- now featuring the AFB's first-ever dedicated chapter on #HealthEquity! It's up to us #CDNpoli. We can do this! twitter.com/ccpa/status/14…
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This is what a well-being budget looks like. Check out the health equity chapter (page 60), which @lindsayamclaren co-authored #cdnpoli #SDOH twitter.com/lindsayamclare…
How do the federal platforms rate on health equity commitments? @lindsayamclaren assess #Elxn44 #cdnpoli promises thinkupstream.ca/post/beyond-he…
Canada needs to address the dual crisis of COVID-19 and opioid overdoses: new from @ArmanHamidian87 thinkupstream.ca/post/canada-s-… #SDOH #cdnpoli
"Health care is rightly taking centre stage during this pandemic election and much is at stake." Senior Researcher @ScottKatherineJ examines party promises on health care funding and long-term care, plus what isn’t being talked about enough in #Elxn44. monitormag.ca/articles/platf…
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A compelling new video from @SethDKlein shows how Canada can, and must, mobilize for the climate emergency in four easy steps #SDoH #cdnpoli twitter.com/SethDKlein/sta…
The Colour-coded Retirement report by @SheilaBlockTO, @ggalab, and @Hayden_King (funded by @CRRF) shows Indigenous and racialized seniors’ average income is 25% and 32% lower, respectively, than senior white Canadians’. buff.ly/3zsIAly
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The social determinants of retirement security #SDoH twitter.com/ccpa/status/14…
“We’re going through a revolution right now, where the collective is reasserting itself," @alexhimelfarb tells @trishhennessy on the Think Upstream blog #COVID19 thinkupstream.ca/post/awakening…
On the Upstream blog @lindsayamclaren examines the early stages of Canada's quality of life strategy #SDoH #cdnpoli thinkupstream.ca/post/a-quality…
🚨FREE EVENT🚨 Thi#InternationalDayAgainstHomophobiaTransphobiaAndBiphobiaia, join us for a timely discussion on Policing, Systemic Racism and the Impact o#TQBIPOCOC lives & communities. Monday, May 17th 7-9pm To register, visitIDAHOT2021.eventbrite.ca0J
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"It’s not rocket science—a strong provincial sick leave plan can be created quickly by following a few basic principles." Excellent take by @RandyFRobinson #onpoli #COVID19Ontario twitter.com/ccpa/status/13…
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On the Upstream blog, @lindsayamclaren looks at the federal budget through the lens of the social determinants of health thinkupstream.ca/post/does-cana… #SDoH #cdnpoli
Let's do our part in convincing our friends & family to get the #COVID?19 vaccine. Learn more about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines, find out when you’re eligible, and please share! ⬇️ trustnurses.ca @CFNU @CFNUPresident #MedTwitter
How do we ensure an upstream approach to a net-zero carbon economy? This new @ccpa report by @hadrianmk is an excellent roadmap. #SDoH twitter.com/ccpa/status/13…
Welcome @ccpa_sk to the Twittersphere! #skpoli
To invest in a #JustRecovery is to invest in our society's mental health. Listen @UpstreamAction/ @ccpa and Arden Henley explore the connections between economic policies and our collective wellbeing. twitter.com/FreshOutlook/s…
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Post-pandemic might feel like the Roaring '20s for some, but not for everyone. We'll need more upstream solutions to ensure a just and inclusive recovery thinkupstream.ca/post/roaring-2… #COVID19 #SDOH
From @UpstreamAction A vital resource: Dennis Raphael and colleagues released 2nd ed of Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts. You can get it at thecanadianfacts.org Fun fact: the first edition was downloaded 1,200,000 times and brought the Upstream message to many
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On the blog, Pete Hudson tells us why Canada should move toward domestic vaccine production. thinkupstream.ca/post/the-case-… #COVID19 #CovidVaccine #CDNhealth
How can Canada build a truly intersectional feminist recovery post-COVID? Join us for our lunchtime conversation with @ScottKatherineJ and @AnjumSultana this Friday. There's still time to register: policyalternatives.ca/march12 #cdnpoli #canfem
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The Canadian Public Health Association today released a review of Canada's Initial Response to the #COVID-19 Pandemic, a non-governmental perspective of the public health measures. cpha.ca/review-canadas…
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New research from @DavidMacCdn reveals that the majority of Canadian provinces have left billions in COVID-19 funds on the table. Check out the situation where you live with our interactive map: policyalternatives.ca/multimedia/pic… #cdnpoli #COVID19
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Dear #Ontario, We are a group of 200+ doctors & researchers highly concerned about the #COVID19 humanitarian crisis in our LTC facilities. It’s time to end for-profit #LTC, immediately address the staffing crisis & legislate family caregiver rights into law. #LTCjustice
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2020 is almost behind us, but #COVID19 health equity challenges remain. Advice for 2021 from @DanyaalRaza @Gary_Bloch @AnjumSultana @SethDKlein @ricardo_tranjan on the Upstream blog thinkupstream.ca/post/hindsight… #cdnpoli #CDNhealth
Happening today at 3:30! For more information and to register click here: eventbrite.ca/e/race-racism-… twitter.com/upstreamlab/st…
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The social gradient in health is alive and living in Toronto...and most other places. Thank you for posting this. twitter.com/Prasanthadesil…
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"Consistent, compassionate and democratically minded communications are a public health intervention"—@IanPBeacock, Heidi Tworek, Eseoho Ojo look at what good communications looks like in #COVID19 policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/nove…
Comprehensive new @CPHO_Canada report calls for structural changes to ensure health equity in pandemic response, recovery & planning bit.ly/2HN1InO #SDoH
Fight against #misinformation about COVID19! Learn to spot false information online with these tools: •#CheckThenShare by @MediaSmarts: checkthenshare.ca#BreakTheFake by @MediaSmarts: breakthefake.ca •Verified by @UN: shareverified.com #MedialitWeek
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An article in the @TorontoStar by @donovanvincent on the 'campus of care' proposed by @UHN showing that housing is an key #SDOH. thestar.com/news/gta/2020/…
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Upstream Director @trishhennessy is very proud to be a part of this initiative to combat disinformation—especially in the age of a global pandemic. #SDoH #cdnhealth twitter.com/CdnHeritage/st…
"We need to bring a disability lens to all planning and action for the recovery and support the leadership of people with disabilities in all of our recovery efforts" @ScottKatherineJ's latest piece on the #Disability Inclusion Plan and more is a must read buff.ly/3nrGWKS
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Timely and comprehensive set of pandemic recommendations from @CFNU—a must read for all policy makers right now. #cdnhealth #SDoH twitter.com/CFNU/status/13…
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Need some good news in your timeline right now? Check out how art is medicine for communities across Ontario, even in this time of anxiety & isolation. Free @AllianceON webinar *tomorrow* with amazing arts & community partners 👇🏽#artsonprescriptiono#SocialPrescribingntwitter.com/AllianceON/sta…hH
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@Rampagehall⁩ (John Stapleton)’s excellent overview of what to think about as we design the new federal disability income benefit. openpolicyontario.com/a-new-canadian…
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A historic opportunity for people with disabilities? The throne speech promised a new income support program. Our thoughts on how that should take shape. In the ⁦@TorontoStar⁩, with ⁦@LauraCattari⁩. thestar.com/opinion/contri…
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"Preventing and containing the spread of #COVID19 falls to the public health arm of that system, which...receives around 5% of all health care spending." Lindsay McLaren examines what the throne speech means for public health, and what must come next: behindthenumbers.ca/2020/09/30/wha…
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81% say food insecurity takes a toll on their physical health; 79% say it impacts their mental health #SDoH twitter.com/aplaceforfood/…
False or misleading information can spread as fast as a virus. Let’s empower one another to keep learning & stop misinformation in its tracks. Learn more on reducing your risk of infection and spreading the virus. #COVIDKnowHow canada.ca/en/public-heal…
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Nice to be included in this Who's Who of Health Inequalities Research. Placement in Cluster 4: Policy-Focused & Critical Health Inequalities Research with many UK colleagues and friends is a real compliment! @yorkuniversity #sdoh #healthpolicy twitter.com/ProfKatSmith/s…
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Celebrate Community Health & Wellbeing Week with us: join Arts on Prescription webinar to hear from Alliance members & partners about designing innovative art programs to improve health & wellbeing w/focus on #healthequity: register.gotowebinar.com/register/58000… #CHWW2020 #socialprescribing
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"Overcoming this pandemic that we’re living in requires the work and resolve of every order of government, every community, and each one of us" writes @trishhennessy. "Throne speech 2020 is a test of that resolve." behindthenumbers.ca/2020/09/24/aft… #cdnpoli #ThroneSpeech2020
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You can join @SethDKlein tonight at his virtual book launch us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regist…
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