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May 8, 2023
Manitoba Hospitals are going to be collecting race, ethnicity and Indigenous identity data starting this Thursday, May 11.
We're the first province to see such a plan put in place. It's to provide hard evidence that racism exists in the health care and treatment of Indigenous patients, showing contrasts between wait times for non-Indigenous and Indigenous patients, for example. This will allow for steps to be made to more adequately provide equity for everyone.
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