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Health Equity and Quality


Health equity will be achieved when all people living in Ontario are able to reach their full health potential.

This means all people are able to receive quality care that is fair and appropriate to them – regardless of where they live, what their economic or social status, language, culture, gender or religion.

This also means all people are able to access appropriate housing, education, and earn fair incomes.

To this end, achieving health equity is complex. Things like housing, education and income greatly influence people’s health and fall outside the walls of the health care system.

But there is still much we can do to help realize excellent care for all.

Learn about the work we’re doing in cooperation, and the collective efforts that remain.


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NORTHERN ONTARIO HEALTH EQUITY STRATEGY

The vision: that all Northerners will have equitable opportunities for health, regardless of where they live, what they have or who they are

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OUR HEALTH EQUITY PLAN AND WORK

See how we’re embedding equity into all that we do

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LIVED EXPERIENCES

Through first-hand stories, learn how health inequities play out in people’s lives

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Patients, families and the public are central to improving health quality.


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