The health equity clinical resources page has been updated. Learn how to apply a health equity lens to your program or services.
Promoting health equity is a core part of our work at Fraser Health and it is at the heart of the diversity competent and culturally safe care we provide every day.
Health equity exists when all people (individuals, groups and communities) have a fair chance to reach their full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving it because of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, social class or other socially determined circumstance.
The FH Pulse health equity clinical resources page has recently been updated to make it easier to navigate and find the tools you need to apply health equity to your program or services. The new health equity resources site contains five sections that will help you:
- Learn more about health equity
- Apply health equity to your program
- Find data on health inequities
- See examples of health equity in practice
- Contact the Health Equity team
We all have a role to play in ensuring our programs and services meet the needs of our diverse population. Applying a health equity lens to our programs and services will help us to truly achieve our vision of better health, best in Health Care.