In Canada, vulnerable communities are more at risk of getting an infection and developing severe complications due to their health, social and economic circumstances.
Read below about the work some of our partners are doing to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and come back to this page from time to time as we will continue to update and highlight critical projects.
- (English) Oral Knowledge Transfer and COVID-19 Prevention - (English) We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre
- (English) CMF Bursaries for Indigenous Medical Students - (English) Indigenous peoples face significant barriers to postsecondary education. Achieving a medical degree is an even steeper climb due to a variety of factors, one of which is financial.
- (English) Helping prevent infection of frontline healthcare workers - (English) No decontamination kits to properly clean and disinfect reusable face shields are currently marketed in Canada.
- Distributing Critical Hygiene Products - Vulnerable people and those living in remote communities may have trouble obtaining critical hygiene products.