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Conversations that matter: Building vaccine confidence

In 2019, before the world had heard of COVID-19, the World Health Organization named vaccine hesitancy as one of ten key threats to global health. Little did they know how salient that prediction would be. A year into the pandemic, with vaccination thought to be our best chance at ending COVID-19, understanding and building vaccine confidence is critical. 
Mar 11 / 2021

Developing culturally appropriate health solutions: Indigenous Health Partners Program

DFCM is pleased to welcome the Indigenous Health Partners Program (IHPP) into the Global Health and Social Accountability portfolio.
Mar 10 / 2021

Call for Applications – Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Applications are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate must be eligible for academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The appointment as Chair will be for a 5-year term effective October 1, 2021, renewable following a favourable review.
Feb 26 / 2021

March 1: Black Mental Health Day

Monday, March 1 is Black Mental Health Day, as declared by the City of Toronto and several other cities in Ontario. Black Mental Health Day is a reminder that we must destigmatize mental health challenges and provide culturally appropriate mental health services.  
Feb 23 / 2021