On October 3 at the Halifax Central Library’s Paul O’Regan Hall, Dalhousie University’s Dr. Ingrid Waldron and several community activists informed and inspired a crowd during her pop-up book launch for "There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities."
For the first time, the Nova Scotia government, health authorities, post-secondary institutions, industry, and the public will bring their collective research and expertise to the table to help address key health issues in the province. The Nova Scotia Integrated Health Research and Innovation Strategy (NS IHRIS) was announced on September 21, 2018.
The Healthy Living, Healthy Life Conference — hosted by the Faculty of Health as part of Dal’s 200th anniversary celebrations — brings together academics, researchers and community members from Sept. 19-21 at the Halifax Convention Centre.
On September 20, government officials, researchers, partners and donors will gather at the Halifax Convention Centre to launch project “Uplift,” marking a major step toward improving youth health across Nova Scotia.
The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal.