A literacy facilitator, a literacy patient-partner and a researcher share their inspiring stories of partnership, equity, diversity and inclusion.
The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and Sex and Gender-Based Analysis (SBGA) mandates adopted in recent years by academic bodies require research teams to meet criteria when submitting grant applications. Following this premise, this document aims to accompany research teams in an approach sensitive to EDI-G and SBGA.
In December 2022, the Unité de soutien SSA Québec held its annual meeting of Francophone and Anglophone Indigenous patient partners circles: a day rich in discussions and several avenues of reflection to make the health system more culturally safe for the Indigenous populations.
The co-construction of the ENGAGE digital platform, a project supported by the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, was the subject of a scientific article.
How can you get vulnerable people and those with low literacy levels involved in health research? How can you reduce barriers between university researchers and members of the community? Co-built by community-based organizations and members of the Canadian and international research communities, ENGAGE is a bilingual website offering participatory methods, as well as visual and auditory tools.