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Jon McGavock

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of Manitoba; CIHR Applied Health Chair, Resilience + Obesity; advisor

Jon McGavock is an advisor with and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. He holds a CIHR Applied Health Chair in Resilience and Obesity. He can be followed on twitter @jonmcgavock
Culture's Healing Potential Offers Hope For Canada's ASSOCIATED PRESS

Culture's Healing Potential Offers Hope For Canada's Indigenous

Epidemics of obesity, diabetes, infectious diseases and suicide that plague First Nation children across Canada are complex and multi-faceted. Yet government solutions often focus on simplistic bio-medical approaches -- when they address the crises at all -- and too often ignore the cultural strategies proposed by indigenous leaders.
06/02/2016 05:08 EDT