Archive: ‘News’ Category

Newsworthy & Noteworthy – September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014 - 8:31 pm / News

In the news: ICHA’s letter to the editor in The Star in response to a column describing the challenges of getting homeless individuals linked to family physicians in the community. …
 
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Newsworthy & Noteworthy – August 13, 2014
August 13, 2014 - 8:31 pm / News

In the news: Global TV’s interview with Dr. Naheed Dosani discussing the launch of the new PEACH program. http://globalnews.ca/video/1505729/dr-naheed-dosani 


Newsworthy & Noteworthy – July 2, 2014
July 2, 2014 - 8:32 pm / News

New ICHA pilot program to deliver palliative care services to the homeless There are an estimated 5200 people who are homeless in the City of Toronto, 450 living on the …
 
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Newsworthy & Noteworthy – June 30, 2014
June 30, 2014 - 8:32 pm / News

In the news: ICHA physician Dr. Ritika Goel discusses her work with the homeless in this recent Toronto Star article.


Newsworthy & Noteworthy: June 16, 2014
June 16, 2014 - 8:32 pm / News

Many ICHA members took part in the 3rd National Day of Action regarding the federal cuts to refugee care. Here are few of the articles covering the event and the issue: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/06/15/standing_up_for_refugee_health_in_canada.html  http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/johnbon/2014/06/cuts-to-refugee-health-care-endanger-patients%E2%80%99-lives http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Toronto/Audio/ID/2465133833/ (includes an interview …
 
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Newsworthy & Noteworthy – April 25, 2014
April 25, 2014 - 8:33 pm / News

New Book Available from the University of Ottawa Press on homelessness and health. The book entitled Homelessness and Health in Canada is edited by ICHA Chair Stephen W. Hwang along with Manal Guirgui-Younger …
 
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Member Profile: Richard Doan
June 5, 2013 - 8:33 pm / News

When our children were young, we made several house exchanges with European families for our annual vacation.  During one of these, my kids and I were enjoying an ice cream …
 
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Member Profile: Ritika Goel
May 27, 2013 - 8:34 pm / News

I’ve been working with ICHA both clinically and as the Population Health Lead this past year. I migrated to Toronto with my family as a teenager, born in India and raised in East …
 
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Member Profile: Suzanne Shoush
May 6, 2013 - 8:34 pm / News

My name is Suzanne Shoush, and I am thrilled to be joining ICHA. Originally an electrical engineer from Alberta, I have had a life long interest in working with marginalized and …
 
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Member Profile: Antoinette Wertman
April 26, 2013 - 8:35 pm / News

My name is Antoinette Wertman.  I am a family physician who does primary care, community outreach and ER shifts at North York General Hospital. My first encounter with an inner-city population …
 
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