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Identification of disparities in health outcomes and healthcare utilization access and aims to improve health outcomes for Black Ontarians

Project ID: 2022-018/2023 0950 146 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Black Health Equity Working Group
ICES Scientists: Lesley Plumptre, Michael Paterson
Summary: The Black Health Equity Working Group and Ontario Health have developed a plan that includes the identification of disparities in health outcomes and healthcare utilization and aims to improve outcomes for Black Ontarians. Two priority areas identified in this plan include wait times to surgery specialists and cancer screening both exacerbated by service delays during COVID-19.
Status: In progress