Accessible Healthcare for Canada’s First Nations People

Dr. Alex Poole, General Surgeon from Whitehorse, a city in the northwest of the Yukon Territory in Canada, talks about acute healthcare and First Nations People.

Issues discussed include: background on the demographics of Fist Nations people in the Whitehorse region, access to health services for First Nations people and their journey though the acute health environment, as well as data and trends in indigenous injury in Canada.

Recorded on Saturday, 23 August 2014 at the conjoint meeting of the Provincial Surgeons of Australia and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Trauma and Indigenous Health Committees, Darwin Convention Center, Northern Territory.