Welcome to the Engaging for Health Equity resource library.
We’ve compiled relevant articles and resources that explore COVID-19 and considerations of equity, the structural and social determinants of health, and vulnerable populations. Discover policy papers, webinars, articles and more! Please use the search function below to search by topic or resource type. To suggest a resource for this resource library, please contact us.
We have curated our top resources for community leaders, front-line staff and community practitioners to prepare for and address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and promote community resilience.
COVID-19, Gender-Based Violence (GBV) & Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV): Q&A with Karen Wood & Jo-Anne Dusel
Dr. Karen Wood (RESOLVE Saskatchewan Interim Director) and Jo-Anne Dusel (Executive Director, PATHS) answer participant questions submitted as part of the online Health Equity: Community Conversation held May 29th, 2020.
Discover how the Saskatoon community is putting equity at the heart of action and responding to the needs of people who are especially vulnerable to the negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic due to entrenched housing and food insecurity.
COVID-19, gender-based violence and health equity: Responding to the needs of individuals experiencing intimate violence in the context of a pandemic.
In this talk, we provide background on intimate partner violence in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to engage participants in a discussion of how we, as caring members of our community, can work together to offer trauma-informed approaches when responding to the health needs of those at risk of gender-based violence.
Join Kayla DeMong and Barb Fornssler to discuss the need for harm reduction based supports in our community. With the recent increase in overdoses, closure of many organizations and barriers in supporting our homeless population we need to continue to look at how programs can adapt to ensure people in our community have the supports to be safe.
Food Insecurity in Saskatoon During a Pandemic: Community Responses and Reflections for Long-Term Systemic Change
View our past webinar on community responses during the pandemic and thinking forward to how we can learn from this unprecedented time to address food insecurity in our community.
In his interview, the Division of Social Accountability’s Community Engagement Specialist Erin Wolfson talks with Jacob Alhassan, PhD Candidate and one of the co-authors of the newly released Report on COVID-19 Vulnerable Sector Response in Saskatoon March-May 2020.
This is the response from the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) & Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) Response to the The World Health Organization (WHO) proposal for a ‘Global Allocation Framework for COVID-19 products: Global...
A report detailing the planning, coordination and action of The Saskatoon Inter-Agency Response to COVID-19 (Inter-Agency Response) during March-May 2020.
A guide for health and social care providers supporting people exposed to social risks that impact health, caused or exacerbated by COVID-19.
This webpage is a centralized hub for resources related to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the COVID-19 pandemic. It shares the work of organizations across Canada, as well as key international research.
Health literacy is vital to slowing down the spread of the virus and mitigating the impact and effects of COVID-19. This article describes what’s needed to ensure that health authorities apply health literacy principles and provide information that is easy-to-understand, easy-to access, and barrier free.
Culturally connected is an approach that brings together cultural humility and health literacy to help care providers and their clients develop shared understanding of each other’s values, beliefs, needs and priorities. By working from a cultural humility perspective...
With this toolkit, your community can make short-, medium- and long-term plans for food security using a food systems approach. This toolkit includes ideas, templates, tools and information to support your planning.
In this statement the Canadian Human Rights Commission shares a statement on how inequality is being amplified by the COVID-19 crisis.
Housing First is made up of five interdependent principles that require simple yet profound, transformative shifts in thinking. Watch this animated video for an overview of how to put these principles into practice.