As Canadian Health Librarians We Must Now move Ahead on the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Calls to Action
Keywords:Aboriginal health information, health librarians, Truth and Reconciliation (TRC)
For many years, the most-pressing information issues associated with the delivery of Aboriginal, Inuit and Metis health care in Canada have occupied CHLA/ABSC at our conferences and in our research. However, a turning point was certainly the publication of JCHLA/JABSC’s Aboriginal health information issue in 2014 . In the last three years, we have worked to understand Aboriginal health information by developing publicly-visible collection tools , subject guides [3-5], and Aboriginal search filters . Behind the scenes, health librarians have also worked with clinicians to address the challenge of improving Aboriginal health across the country.
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