Lack of Aboriginal health professionals a "huge issue"

Ehman, Amy Jo
October 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1028
Academic Journal
Examines the efforts of the federal government in addressing the lack of Aboriginal health professionals in Canada as of October 26, 2004. Amount allocated by the government for the training of Aboriginal health professionals; Number of physicians of Aboriginal heritage practicing in the country; Goal of the Health Canada for the Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative.


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