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“When I Grow Up I Want to be a Doctor”: Promoting Atikamekw children’s interest for health professions through a book collection
Introduction: Aboriginal peoples are underrepresented within the healthcare professions, and recruitment of Aboriginal students has become a priority for medical schools in Canada. Because of very low high-school completion ...
Health and literacy: the Mini-Med School and the Literacy Foundation working together to reach native children
The Mini-Med School (MMS) aims to motivate Native children to stay in school, introduce them to the health professions and encourage them to have healthy living practices. As reading skills play a major role in student ...