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Many ICHA members took part in the 3rd National Day of Action regarding the federal cuts to refugee care. Here are few of the articles covering the event and the issue:

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New Book Available from the University of Ottawa Press on homelessness and health. The book entitled Homelessness and Health in Canada is edited by ICHA Chair Stephen W. Hwang along with Manal...

When our children were young, we made several house exchanges with European families for our annual vacation.  During one of these, my kids and I were enjoying an ice cream on a sunny day in a small Norwegian town.  At the next table on the restaurant patio was a woman in her early 60’s, very...

I've been working with ICHA both clinically and as the Population Health Lead this past year. I migrated to Toronto with my family as a teenager, born in India and raised in East Africa. Throughout my training and practice, I have been driven by a desire to serve those most marginalized by our...

My name is Suzanne Shoush, and I am thrilled to be joining ICHA. Originally an electrical engineer from Alberta, I have had a life long interest in working with marginalized and underserved populations.  From a young age my parents instilled in me the importance of community awareness and...

My name is Antoinette Wertman.  I am a family physician who does primary care, community outreach and ER shifts at North York General Hospital.

My first encounter with an inner-city population occurred in medical school. I did an elective at the SHOUT Clinic which was then located in the...

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