It's high time Canada started collecting race-based performance data on medical training and careers
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 14, October 2022
This Viewpoint supports SDGs 3 and 16 by presenting a call to action to collect race-based performance data for medical professionals, focusing particularly on the Canadian context.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 6, October 2022
This Personal View supports SDGs 3 and 16, focusing on Indigenous epistemologies in planetary health and suggesting ways to work progressively towards a decolonial vision of planetary health.
Assessment of U.S. heart transplantation equity as a function of race: Observational analyses of the OPTN database
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 13, September 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by measuring the rate of heart transplantation among Black and White waitlist candidates. The findings suggest that transplantation rates, as well as the rate of delisting for death or clinical deterioration, has worsened for Black candidates compared with White candidates, and that the causes for this disparity require further study.
The United Nations General Assembly decided that International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples would be observed every year on 9th August. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to help spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Elsevier is pleased to share this special collection of freely available articles to help spread awareness about this important topic. Please feel free to download and share these papers.
Elsevier, Social Networks, Volume 70, July 2022
Contextualizing oppositional cultures: The variable significance of gender and ethnic minority status across schools
Different lines of research have argued that specific groups, such as boys or ethnic minorities, are more prone to develop an anti-school culture than others, leading to group differences in the socia
Women's Studies International Forum, Volume 93, 1 July 2022
The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 4, June 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by evaluating the ability of artificial intelligence to recognise a person's racial identity from medical images.
Elsevier, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Volume 43, June 2022
Historically STI policy is connected to national security and the military. Yet, contemporary innovation policy is rarely discussed in a security context.
Elsevier, Food Policy, Volume 109, May 2022
Providing affordable access to enough healthy and safe food for an ever-more-affluent and growing world population has become more challenging in the face of climate change, rising income inequality a
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Length of Life after Dementia Diagnosis: an 18-Year Follow-up Study of Medicare Beneficiaries
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 8, April 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by quantifying mortality risk after a dementia diagnosis, focusing specifically on differences across race and ethnicity. The authors discuss the implications for financial and health services planning, as well as quality of life.