Engagement with Indigenous peoples (Motion #54-16)
Moved by Noland – Thain. Approved by the Sudbury & District Board of Health, November 24, 2016.
WHEREAS the Board of Health is committed to ensuring all people in the Sudbury & District Health Unit service area, including Indigenous people and communities, have equal opportunities for health; and
WHEREAS the Board of Health identified the need to better define relationships with Indigenous communities as part of its risk management strategy;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Sudbury & District Board of Health reaffirm its commitment to motion #20-12; and
FURTHER THAT the Board direct the Medical Officer of Health to develop a comprehensive strategy for the organization’s engagement with Indigenous people and communities in its service area for the purpose of collaboratively strengthening public health programs and services for all; and
FURTHER THAT this strategy include, among others, strategic, governance, risk management and operational components; and
THAT the Board of Health direct the Medical Officer of Health to regularly report on the progress of this strategy.
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