Major survey to monitor safety of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada
(Feb. 25, 2021) – A sweeping national survey is tracking whether and how often adverse events occur after COVID-19 vaccination, offering critical insight as immunization campaigns intensify and new vaccines are approved for use in Canada.
TEN GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK
(Feb. 25, 2021) – Each week, we’re sharing a list of 10 great things that happened this week.
- February 18, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
- February 11, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
- February 4, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
Dr. Sharon Straus answers common questions about COVID-19 vaccines and older adults
(Feb. 16, 2021) – As COVID-19 vaccination ramps up, many Canadians have questions about the vaccines, their impact and safety. This is also true for long-term care residents and their caregivers, who have been disproportionally impacted by the virus and are among the first priority groups to receive the vaccines.
On the Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet an ophthalmologist and researcher who has broken down barriers for women passionate about the eye
(Feb. 11, 2021) – When Dr. Neeru Gupta finished medical school, she responded to an ad to become a family physician for communities experiencing marginalization in British Columbia, which eventually took her to Powell River, a small city north of Vancouver.
Dr. Cilia Mejia-Lancheros’ #OneBurningQuestion: How does mental-health related stigma affect homeless people?
(Jan. 29, 2021) – Dr. Cilia Mejia-Lancheros grew up in rural Colombia, on a homestead farm located in the Santander region of the Cordillera Oriental branch of the Andes. Her family grew coffee, fruits and vegetables and raised livestock. The country’s internal political conflicts heightened socioeconomic inequities for people living outside of big cities, and as a child, Dr. Mejia-Lancheros didn’t have the same access to high-quality education, health-care and social services as children in wealthier areas.
‘Suicide is not about dying’ – what a researcher wants you to know
GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT FROM OUR COMMUNITY
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, our teams at Unity Health Toronto are working to ensure we are prepared to support our patients and keep everyone inside and around our hospitals safe.
January 28, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
January 21, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
January 18, 2021: Unity Health launches pilot to vaccinate shelter clients and staff
January 14, 2021: Dr. Yeni Yucel’s #OneBurningQuestion: Can the eye unlock secrets to ALS?
January 14, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
January 7, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
January 7, 2021: Statement from Unity Health Toronto
December 23, 2020: Ten great things that happened this week
December 20, 2020: An urgent statement from hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area
December 18, 2020: Unity Health Toronto physician leads GTA Hospital Incident Management System