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5 edition of Aboriginal Health in Canada found in the catalog.

Aboriginal Health in Canada

Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives

by James B. Waldram

  • 158 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Public Health,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • Canada,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Indians of North America

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7873988M
    ISBN 100802085792
    ISBN 109780802085795

    The aboriginal people of Australia, Canada, and New Zealand became minorities in their own countries in the nineteenth century. The expanding British Empire had its own vision for the future of these peoples. They were to become civilized, Christian, and citizens - in a word, ing the Policy of Aboriginal Assimilation provides the first systematic and . The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is pleased to announce the release of the Review of Core Competencies for Public Health: An Aboriginal Public Health Perspective. In this report, Dr. Sarah Hunt reviews and analyzes the seven categories and appendices of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Core Competencies.

    Aboriginal Health in Canada Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives (Book): Waldram, James B.: Numerous studies, inquiries, and statistics accumulated over the years have demonstrated the poor health status of Aboriginal peoples relative to the Canadian population in general. Aboriginal Health in Canada is about the complex web of physiological, psychological, .   In the modern context, the health and social inequities borne by Aboriginal Canada are rooted fundamentally in their historical position within the Canadian social system [18, 67].In spite of treaty and other Aboriginal rights protected in the Canadian Constitution, including access to health care, contemporary Aboriginal policy remains characterized by jurisdictional Cited by:

    The book places aboriginal health in Canada within its historical and philosophical context as it addresses social and clinical approaches to major health issues facing this population. It discusses the distinctive features of aboriginal health and healing as opposed to traditional Western medicine and why it should be studied as a discrete field.   All these indigenous health initiatives have been instrumental in the past in focusing on the factors which determine Indigenous health working towards improving the lives of Canada's aboriginal.


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