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Health Inequities among disabled people: Covid-19, Health care and recommendations for change

June 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Description:

In this panel session we explore the impact of Covid- 19 on disabled people in the community. Disabled people are part of a diverse community of people living with mind-body differences, part of many other communities – BIPOC and mixed race, LGBTQ2S+, citizenship/immigration status, and geographic location. Covid -19 has exacerbated existing health inequities that disabled people face in seeking health information and health care. We critically examine how Covid- 19 has disrupted the lives of disabled people The speakers will discuss from their lived experiences and /or research how the pandemic has unfolded for disabled people.

Moderators:

Dr. Karen Yoshida

Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai

Speakers:

Ms. Wendy Porch MEd.

Ms. Eleni Gatzios, MPH

Chavon Niles, PhD

Ann Fudge Schormans, PhD

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://cnib.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAoc-GoqjMpHdQJ22quSdZDSx48o2J43Rc5

 

Anyone who needs accessibility solutions should email research@cnib.ca to indicate such.

Details

Date:
June 15, 2021
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Website:
https://cnib.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAoc-GoqjMpHdQJ22quSdZDSx48o2J43Rc5