New Report on Promoting Black Health in Canada Through Afrocentric Approaches

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has released a new report entitled, Afrocentric Approaches to Disturbing Anti-Black Racism in Health Care and Promoting Black Health in Canada

Across Canada, Black-led advocacy for racial justice and health equity has fostered support for and adoption of race-based data collection, explicit attention to diversity and inclusion in hiring and retention, recognition and celebration of Black excellence and joy, and contributed to growing calls for culturally relevant, anti-oppressive, trauma-informed care grounded in an Afrocentric approach. This report describes the Afrocentric approach to health used by TAIBU, a community health center that serves Black-identifying communities in the Greater Toronto Area.

Read the full report here

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