Flagship Project Co-Leads
Department of Political Science
Flagship Project Community Lead:
Translating Research into Action
Co-Lead Dr. Hajizadeh investigated factors underlying the difference in psychological distress and suicidal behaviours between non-Indigenous and Indigenous populations living off-reserve in Canada.
Read the paper here.
March 8, 2021
The HPI "Indicators" Flagship Team has released a commentary exploring Public Health investment in Nova Scotia. They analyzed Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness budgets from 2015−2016 to 2019–2020 and observed that less than 1% of funding was budgeted for public health annually, an amount well below the recommendation that 5–6% of healthcare funding be spent on public health.
Read the full article here.
February 24, 2021
Co-Lead Dr. Fierlbeck provides input on why she thinks that this Flagship Project is so valuable and why she is a member of HPI. Read her interview here.