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Indigenous Women and Families

What we do

We work in partnership with community providers, especially community health representatives (CHR's) and other health providers both on and off-reserve. By coordinating with other professionals, government agencies and non-profit organizations, both federal and provincial, we are able to take advantage of existing resources in the province and work to strengthen the capacity within Indigenous communities.

At the hospital, Indigenous patient liaisons offer services to improve the quality of health care delivery to Indigenous patients through direct patient support and staff education.

Our goals
  • To empower Indigenous women to improve their health
  • To provide appropriate culturally safe health services.
Our objectives
  • To increase awareness of Indigenous women's health issues
  • To develop and provide information for Indigenous women
  • To improve health care providers' skills in caring for Indigenous women
  • To help support Indigenous communities to become self-sufficient in meeting their women's health care needs.
Our team


Our Team

Jenny Morgan
Director, Indigenous Health
Tel: 604 875-3440
Email: JMorgan6@cw.bc.ca

Rochelle Lesueur ( On mat. leave until Feb. 2019 ) 
Ruth kenny ( Temp. until feb. 2109 )
Operations lead, Indigenous Health
Tel: 604-875-2968

Crystal Harper
Administrative Assistant, Indigenous Health
Tel: 604-875-3028

Indigenous Patient Liaisons:

Tammy Price
Indigenous Patient Liaison
Tel: 604-875-2348

Complex Care Service:

Darci Rosalie
Registered Nurse
Tel: 604-875-2563

Susan Soloman
Registered Social Worker
Tel: 604-875-6052









 

 

 

Partners

The Indigenous Women's Health program is supported by BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, in collaboration with:

BC Cancer Agency

Pacific Association of First Nations' Women

First Nations Health Careers (UBC)

Doctors of BC (formerly BC Medical Association)

Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council

Lu'ma Native Housing Society

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