Healthcare Access & Equity
Our research projects under this theme explore innovative health system level solutions to overcome access barriers to healthcare services and advance health equity. We work with relevant partners to pilot test innovative tools and models of healthcare.
Building Capacity for Equity-Informed Planning and Evaluation
In partnership with the Alliance for Healthier Communities, this project seeks to build organizational capacity on health equity with champion community health centres (CHC) across Ontario.
Designing a Culturally Appropriate HPV Screening Program with Communities
This action research project seeks to build evidence on community-based and culturally sensitive care pathways for promoting HPV self-sampling-based screening for cervical cancer among under/never-screened women within immigrant and Indigenous communities.
Reducing Appointment No-Shows: Understanding Determinants and Solutions
The key goal of this study is to investigate social and health system level determinants of appointment no-shows at a community health centre (Access Alliance). The end goal of this project is to identify evidence-informed institutional solutions and best practices for reducing appointment no-shows.