Researchers Find Culturally Sensitive Health Treatment Improves Outcomes

Recent research conducted by Family Medicine practitioners from across Canada has found that Indigenous patients who receive culturally unsafe care can have poorer health outcomes. The study which was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that health-care relationships can be repaired when health care providers demonstrate empathy, humility and patience.

Saskatchewan Students Combining Indigenous Teachings With Scientific Knowledge In Learning The Land

Students at 11 schools in southern Saskatchewan are taking science instruction through, “Learning the Land”. The program, created by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Treaty 4 Education Alliance, combines Indigenous culture and teachings with scientific knowledge about conservation.

By Samanda Brace, CBC News Posted: Jan 12, 2017

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