Published on August 9th, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Reports on Indigenous health for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
August 9th is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
The 2017 theme is the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. See below for a selection of reports on Indigenous health, including mental health and wellbeing.
From the United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group (IASG)
- Discusses issues related to health, including mental health.
Access at http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/pdf/wcip/
From the Canadian Institute of Health Research
- A dialogue on what may contribute to mentally healthy communities, with a focus on Aboriginal Peoples’ perspectives.
Access at https://secure.cihi.ca/free_products/
From the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization
- A report on the such activities as training and interventions in mental health.
Access at http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/bitstream/handle/123456789/
- Discusses the current mental and behavioural health issues, along with other topics such as education and environmental justice.
Access at http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/