The first annual International Black Health Conference is coming to Halifax in October.
The three-day conference will give health professionals, educators, policymakers and community members from across Canada and the United States the chance to talk about the best ways to address and improve health disparities in Black communities.
“We want to look at the disproportionate structural inequalities that impact Black communities and how that creates health disparities in diverse Black communities in Nova Scotia [and] more broadly in Canada and globally,” Ingrid Waldron, a professor and HOPE Chair in Peace and Health at McMaster University in Ontario, told CBC Radio’s Mainstreet on Monday.
Waldron, who previously taught in the
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