The UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health (CEIH) provides a single coordinating point for Indigenous health initiatives within UBC and acts a contact for community organizations external to UBC. The CEIH works in respectful collaboration with Indigenous leadership to improve wellness, health care, and patient outcomes, and will advance the health of Indigenous people through innovative thinking, research, and education.
Who We Are
The Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health exists to support and develop Aboriginal health programs, curriculum, research and advocacy with Aboriginal communities and partners on local, national and international levels.
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What We Do
“To work respectfully with Aboriginal peoples to strengthen their health and well being through collaborative partnerships in education and training of health care professionals; research with community partners; and promotion of effective service delivery.”
The UBC Learning Circle, as part of the Centre, works together with the First Nations Health Authority to provide educational and informational opportunities to health care workers and professionals in First Nations communities.