This report documents for the first time basic population health measures such as health care access, chronic disease and disability, Aboriginal specific services, and housing of First Nation adults and children living in Hamilton, Ontario. The report’s key findings include 14 policy recommendations to address the identified striking levels of poverty and health disparities among First Nations residents living in Hamilton and we encourage local, regional, provincial, and national stakeholders in Aboriginal health to attend this launch and participate in the dialogue.
YouTube Video #1 below interviews community members and key stakeholders regarding why we did this study.
YouTube Video #2 below interviews community members and key stakeholders regarding what makes this study unique and different
YouTube Video #3 below interviews Dr. Janet Smyile, Principal Investigator, on her reflections regarding the project.
YouTube Video #4 below interviews Sylvia Maracle, Executive Director of the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres, on her reflections regarding the project.