Demystifying Medicine Video



This video elaborates on common issues experienced by Indigenous individuals in Canada, in particular, the problems they face regarding access to healthcare. Indigenous populations are affected by all social determinants of health, as well as a complex history of colonialism, racism and residential schools.

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References
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