Integrating cultural practices helps Indigenous women recover from trauma, UBC study finds
The Canadian Press reported on a UBC study which found cultural practices help Indigenous women to recover from trauma. UBC nursing professor Colleen Varcoe led the research, along with co-author […]
Feb 4, 2019
Integrating cultural practices improves health care for Indigenous women living with partner violence
The health of Indigenous women recovering from the trauma of partner violence improves when the healing process integrates Elder-led circles and other cultural elements, finds new research from the University of British Columbia and Western University.
Jan 31, 2019
Inclusive primary care improves people’s health, finds UBC-Western study
Respectful, inclusive practices in primary care clinics can significantly improve the health of low-income, marginalized people who may have previously experienced trauma or discrimination, a new study from the University of British Columbia and Western University has found.
Dec 18, 2018
Culturally safe program benefits indigenous women experiencing violence
UBC nursing professor Colleen Varcoe and her colleagues are studying an intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of indigenous women.
Dec 13, 2016