Diversity & Inclusion

Working together to make a difference!

Vision

Healthy people, healthy communities — for generations

Mission

To achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together

Values

Respect is caring for each other and those we serve
Integrity is being honest and ethical
Courage is doing what is right even when it may be difficult
Innovation is being open to change, learning new things and exploring new possibilities
Accountability is answering to the people we serve and each other for our decisions and actions

Provincial Diversity and Inclusion Framework

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and the IWK Health Centre are pleased to share our first collaborative Provincial Diversity and Inclusion Framework. NSHA and IWK have partnered on developing this framework to guide the implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout the health system and across our province.

The Five Framework Pillars

  1. Culturally competent, person-centred and family-centred care and services
  2. Diverse Workforce
  3. Engagement and partnership with diverse communities
  4. Organizational leadership, decision-making and policy
  5. Equity through data collection and research

Resources from NSHA to Get Started

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