Physician advocacy essential for Canada's First Nations

Warren, Peter
September 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/23/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 7, p728
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the important role of the physicians for Canada's First Nations. He shares his view on the apology made by the Government of Canada to the First Nations' people for its residential school policy. He also discusses the findings and crusade of Dr. P.H. Bryce relative to the tuberculosis which had emerged in all Aboriginal population a century ago. He comments on the passive response of the government then until the present and on the role of the physicians.


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