“The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) initiated the Reducing Health Inequities: A Health System
Approach to Chronic Disease Prevention project to identify the actions the health system can take towards reducing health inequities.
Three underserved populations were identified for the focus of this work:
Immigrants, refugees, and individuals transitioning into and out of the corrections system. The Working Group defined “refugee” to include government-assisted refugees (GAR), refugee claimants and migrant workers.”