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Diagnosing Truth, Healing and Conciliation Inside BC Health Care Systems

October 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us virtually on Monday, October 17, 2022 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (PST), for “Diagnosing Truth, Healing and Conciliation Inside BC Health Care Systems” with Dr. Danièle Behn Smith, Deputy Provincial Health Officer, Indigenous Health. In this second session of the Indigenous Speaker Series, we will hear Dr. Behn Smith’s unique perspective on how health and academic systems can best approach the work in relation to the processes of Truth and Reconciliation.

Dr. Danièle Behn Smith has been working to support Indigenous health in the Office of the Provincial Health Officer since 2015. She works alongside Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer, and provides independent advice and support to the Ministry of Health on Indigenous health issues. In support of the ministry’s strategic agenda she works in meaningful partnership with Indigenous – First Nations, Inuit, Métis – collectives, communities and organizations to advance wellness and disrupt colonial practices and policies.