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[Editorial] Improving the health of older Indigenous Canadians

07 Dec 2013

Refreshingly, 2013 has been a year in which the health inequalities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples have gained greater attention. An early example of this attention was the announcement, in July, by the Australian Government of their 10 year plan to address these inequalities. And, on Nov 28, the Health Council of Canada added to this progress with the publication of Canada's Most Vulnerable: Improving Health Care for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Seniors. The authors of the Canadian report set out to explore the health challenges faced by older Indigenous Canadians.

Date: 
7 December 2013

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet