Community-Based Emergency Care with the Windigo First Nations Council: Development of a prehospital care program in remote Indigenous communities

Author(s): Aaron Orkin, Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, Toronto; Julia Russell, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Laurentian University; David VanderBurgh, Northern Ontario School of Medicine; Stephen Ritchie, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research; Sadie Maxwell, Windigo First Nations Council; Frank McKay, Windigo First Nations Council


We describe the efforts of the Windigo First Nations Coun- cil (WFNC) Working Group (WG) to address gaps in health systems and data, through a partnership and planning process involving multi-stakeholder collaboration to develop Commu- nity-Based Emergency Care (CBEC), a prehospital care program in five remote Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario.
Oral Presentation