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Read the new article co-authored by the Chair of ICHA's Community Advisory Committee, Alex Zsager:


Dr. Stephen Hwang is appointed the new director for the Centre for Research on Inner City Health (CRICH) at St Michael’s Hospital. Dr Hwang is a long time member of Inner City Health Associates through his work as a clinician at Seaton House with the Inner City Family Health Team (ICFHT).  He is...

The Homeless Charter was launched in Calgary on June 18, 2015 by the Calgary Homeless Foundation. This charter is the first of its kind and aims to promote the rights of those...

On Sunday April 5th at 2pm EST, the CBC Radio show Tapestry aired a documentary about ICHA's palliative care program.

To listen to the segment: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/tapestry

Click here to read a recent CMAJ reflection piece by ICHA psychiatrist, Richard Doan.

Click here to read the recent letter submitted to the Toronto Star by the...

As of November 5th, the Government will implement temporary measures to provide more health care coverage for refugees.

Details can be found here.

ICHA Board member Dr. Gary Bloch talks about links between poverty and health. Read the full article here.

ICHA supports efforts to stop proposed new legislation that would deny refugee claimants access to social assistance. Bill C-585 is a private member's bill put forward by Conservative MP Corneliu Chisu that would  allow provinces to restrict access to social assistance for refugee claimants. As...

Read ICHA's letter to the Minister of Health on the development of a pan-Canadian palliative care strategy on our Advocacy page.

Read ICHA's letter to the Minister of Health on the...


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