Archive: ‘News’ Category

Statement by Inner City Health Associates: Toronto Homeless Encampments and the Right to Housing
April 4, 2021 - 8:27 pm / News

April 4, 2021 –  Since trespass notices were issued March 19th in encampments in Toronto, ICHA has been increasingly concerned about the current and potential impact on the health of …
 
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The Year That Was: ICHA and COVID-19
March 22, 2021 - 6:31 pm / News

On March 11 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. One year later, the global death toll is ~2.6 million and counting. COVID’s second wave has hit Toronto’s …
 
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ICHA applauds acceleration of COVID-19 vaccinations for people experiencing homelessness
February 28, 2021 - 6:16 pm / News

The window to control the spread of COVID-19 strains across Toronto’s homeless community – and beyond-  has widened,  thanks to the provincial government’s endorsement of immediate vaccination for this vulnerable …
 
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CAEH/CNH3 Calls for Prioritizing COVID-19 vaccinations for people experiencing homelessness
February 5, 2021 - 9:36 pm / News

All people experiencing homelessness, regardless of where they reside, need and deserve to be protected. Only a rigorous, resourced, consistent, cross-country best practice approach to vaccinating vulnerable populations like the …
 
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Dr. Philip Berger appointed to the Order of Canada as an Officer
December 7, 2020 - 10:30 pm / News

We are pleased to announce that on November 27, 2020, Dr. Philip Berger was appointed by the Governor General to the Order of Canada as an Officer.


Updated COVID-Alert Risk Evaluation and Management (CARE) Tool
November 10, 2020 - 9:26 pm / News

The COVID-Alert Risk Evaluation and Management (CARE) Tool, Version 2, developed by ICHA’s Population Medicine Team, is now available in PDF form below. This updated version of the tool includes …
 
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ICHA Medical Director Dr. Andrew Bond participates in national discussion on homelessness during interview with host of CBC’s flagship show, The Current
October 13, 2020 - 8:58 pm / News

CBC’s flagship current affairs program, The Current, opened its episode on Thanksgiving Day with a timely and thoughtful trio of interviews on homelessness across the country. CBC’s The Current: Homelessness …
 
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Open Letter to Toronto MPs: Make Toronto’s housing/health crisis top priority
September 21, 2020 - 6:02 pm / News

Inner City Health Associates has issued the open letter below to Toronto’s Members of Parliament to underscore the urgency of addressing the housing and health crisis in this city immediately. …
 
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Newly published CBC Opinion piece by PEACH Physicians: Access to housing is not just a political issue, COVID-19 has made it a matter of life and death
September 21, 2020 - 6:01 pm / News

PEACH team members Drs. Trevor Morey and Naheed Dosani recently wrote an opinion piece for CBC about the issue of housing accessibility in Canada as it relates to the ongoing …
 
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Canada’s Healthcare Professionals Urge Prime Minister Trudeau To Choose Housing for Health and Act to End Homelessness
September 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm / News

In an Open Letter released today, the Canadian Network for Health and Housing of People Experiencing Homelessness (CNH3) says housing is key to returning the country’s economy and entire population …
 
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