IHE Aboriginal Health Roundtable
Aboriginal Peoples' Wellness in Canada:
Scaling Up the Knowledge - Cultural Context and Community Aspirations
Special thanks to Merck Canada for their support of this event.
Additional support provided by Canadian Health Services Research Foundation & Health Canada
Archived Record of Events
March 3-4, 2011
This one-day, invitational event engaged community experts and senior decision-makers involved in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis health policy in Canada in round-table discussions. Integrated Knowledge Exchange in health requires communities, researchers, and policy-makers utilize evidence from all sources in a culturally relevant way.
Program Chair: Malcolm King, PhD FCCP, Institute for Aboriginal Peoples' Health
Roundtable Report: Link
Thursday evening Program: Link
Friday Roundtable Program: Link
Background documents: Link
Presentations (scroll down)
Thursday March 3rd, 2011
17:00 - 19:30
- Blessing: Laura Commanda and Dr. Malcolm King; CIHR, Institute for Aboriginal Peoples' Health Research
- Opening remarks: Dr. Malcolm King; CIHR Institute for Aboriginal Peoples' Health
- Presentation & Reading: Joseph Boyden; Giller Prize winner & Author of "Through Black Spruce"
- Dr. Madeline Dion Stout; Dion Stout Reflections
- Dr. Evan Adams; Aboriginal Physician Advisor Powerpoint Presentation
- Panel discussions: Don Newman, Chair, Canada 20/20
Friday March 4th, 2011
08:00 - 08:40 Welcome, Introductions, and Traditional Welcoming Ceremony
This time will outline the objectives of the day.
- Blessing of proceedings: Elder Thomas Louttit
- Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Malcolm King Powerpoint Presentation
08:40 - 09:50 Setting the Stage: Cultural Context
This time will be used to set the context for future discussion.
10:10 - 12:15 Knowledge Exchange Discussion: Presentation of Some Examples
This time will be dedicated to providing opportunity to hear specific
examples of integrated knowledge practices.
- Dr. Kora deBeck- BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
- Dr. Carol Hopkins- Native Addictions Partnership Foundation
- Dr. Margo Greenwood- NCCAH Powerpoint Presentation
- Dr. Frederic Wien- Atlantic Aboriginal Health Research Program
- Dr. Margaret Akan- All Nation's Hope AIDS Network
13:15 - 14:15 Moving Forward: Identification of Principles & Priorities for
Aboriginal Wellness Knowledge Exchange
This time will review and discuss principles and priorities for Aboriginal
14:15 - 16:15 Breakout Discussions & Reflection Back
This time will identify some key actions/policy options and principles to
support addressing the know-do gap in Aboriginal wellness research.
- Dr. Malcolm King & Mr. John Sproule