Addressing stigma in Canada’s health system
Chief Public Health Officer of Canada's Annual Report 2019
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, addresses the current state of health in her 2019 annual report. She focuses on the impacts of stigma on health, as well as how we can reduce stigma across the health system.
Stigma affects us all. It creates barriers for those who are most in need from accessing services and getting effective care. We all have a role to play in ending stigma in order to move towards a more inclusive health system.
A national snapshot of the health of Canadians and an in-depth analysis of stigma in the health system
A one-page guide on what the health system can do to address stigma
Summary of discussions with Canadians who understand the experience of stigma and what we can do about it in the health system
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