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JHP Information links

Medical/Legal Partnerships

Canadian

Centre for Effective Practice - Best Practice in Primary Care

  • A federally-incorporated, not-for-profit organization. Provides a resource for providers to access clinical supports and tools.
  • See their "poverty tool" for Ontario - a clinical tool for primary care providers

Health Justice Initiative - St. Michael's Hospital Legal Services Project

Health Providers Against Poverty

  • An alliance of health care providers to participate in a campaign to prescribe extra funds to low-income Ontarians.
  • Through advocacy, education, and patient care, they are working to eliminate poverty and reduce health inequities in Canada

International:

Health and Justice Partnerships Community of Practice - Australia

  • A cross sector working group that brings together experts in the health, legal and community service sector with an interest in the health justice partnership model.
  • See their resources page for more links

National Centre for Medical Legal Partnership - Washington, D.C.

  • Their mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and communities by leading health, public health and legal sectors in an integrated, upstream approach to combating health-harming social conditions
  • Medical-Legal Partnership toolkit