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Health services access and outcomes for Black Ontarians

Project ID: 2022-032/Merged with 2023 0950 146 000
Type of response: Research report
Knowledge User: Ministry of Health – Indigenous French Language and Priority Populations Branch
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