News & Events

  • Privilege 101: Power, Privilege and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity

    Posted on November 18, 2017 in News & Events

    On November 18th, 2017, Dr. Stephanie Nixon facilitated an event on Power, Privilege, and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity.  What is privilege and why is it important? For health care practitioners, how can awareness of privilege have an impact on clinical practice? How can people concerned about health equity practice allyship in their own […]

  • HIV, Disability and Rehabilitation Research in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Posted on February 20, 2017 in News & Events

    An environmental scan was conducted by Dr. Stephanie Nixon and colleagues to identify and describe research on disability and/or rehab in the context of HIV in SSA being conducted by Canadians. Click here to read the environmental scan. 

  • Rehabilitating the World

    Posted on November 9, 2016 in News & Events

    Dean Trevor Young, Faculty of Medicine, highlights the work of the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation within the rehabilitation sciences in a recent edition of MedEmail. Read the full article here.

  • Seeing Double: Twins Combine Passion for Rehabilitation and Dance

    Posted on October 26, 2016 in News & Events

    Twin sisters Lindsey and Alison Schwartz share a combined love of dance and travel. They will have a chance to combine the two when they travel to the Immortelle Centre for Special Education in Trinidad to provide rehabilitation services and dance classes to students with special needs.  For more information, click this link.   

  • Ending AIDS Means Prolonging Life with HIV

    Posted on September 16, 2016 in News & Events

    The Government of Canada hosted the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in September. Please read the blog post by Dr. Stephanie Nixon, Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation. Click here to read the post. 

  • Ocean Racing Adventure

    Posted on July 5, 2016 in News & Events

    Lynn Ellwood, Professor, Teaching Stream, with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, U of T and member of the ICDR-Trinidad working group,┬ácompleted Leg 7 of the round the world clipper race on June 10th and what a way to finish her journey with the team! A challenging sail through Tropical Storm Colin and then a first […]

  • Guidelines for Ethical Photography Launched

    Posted on April 2, 2016 in News & Events

    Spearheaded by ICDR-Students, the guidelines are now public. ICDR welcomes feedback for further strengthening of this living document. Click here to read the guidelines. 

  • Launch of Sepo II study findings: Life on ART

    Posted on December 2, 2015 in News & Events

    Dr. Nixon and partners in Zambia launched the findings of a longitudinal qualitative study on the experiences of women and men living with HIV. The event was opened by Hon Joseph Kasonde, Minister of Health. For more information click here. 

  • “What all students in healthcare training programs should learn to increase health equity”

    Posted on June 2, 2015 in News & Events

    This paper by Beavis et al presents findings from a qualitative study exploring perspectives regarding content on postcolonialism and health that should be included in Canadian healthcare training programs. Click here to read the paper. 

  • Launch of an HIV and Rehabilitation Resource for Sub-Saharan Africa

    Posted on May 2, 2015 in News & Events

    Dr. Nixon and partners in South Africa, Kenya, and Zambia launched a free website for health workers to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV throughout Africa. For more information click here.

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