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Community Health Sciences

Advancing Health with Communities.

At the Department of Community Health Sciences, our North Star is Healthy Societies.

Public health emergencies, explosive changes in technology and deepening health inequities are just some of the community health challenges of today. By pursuing meaningful research, reimagining education and creating with communities, we are taking action.

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Requests for caesarean birth brushed aside, despite guidelines to respect maternal choices

Canada’s maternity care system needs to meet this challenge, write Pauline McDonagh Hull and Bonnie Lashewicz, Cumming School of Medicine, in Conversation Canada<br /> ...

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Researchers develop COVID-19 vaccination recommendations for people with autoimmune rheumatic diseases

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Community-led research strengthens connections between UCalgary and Métis Nation of Alberta

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‘Inequity is a public health crisis’: new article finds Canadian medical leadership lacking in diversity

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