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The health and wellbeing of Indigenous adolescents: a global collective for an equitable and sustainable future
Excerpt Indigenous peoples, comprising almost 500 million individuals from across 90 countries, hold the longest continuous cultures on this planet.1 Despite the negative impacts of colonisation, Indigenous peoples have survived and continue to nurture and live their Indigenous knowledges, languages, and cultural practices. Indigenous peoples have made substantial contributions to global health… Global Collective for […]
In This toGether: #TranscendentHealth – Adapting an LGB+ inclusive teen pregnancy prevention program for transgender boys
The project will adapt Girl2Girl (a text messaging-based teen prevention pregnancy program (TPP) program designed for cisgender sexual minority girls) to create #TranscendentHealth, a gender inclusive TPP for transgender boys. The adaptation will build upon our prior success of Girl2Girl by updating the content so that it addresses the important social and structural influences of […]
Adi Ferrara, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow she/her/hers Adi Ferrara received her PhD in Health Sciences at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. She previously worked for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network in Seattle, Washington (USA), where her passion for tackling healthcare disparities in the 2SLGBTQ+ population was first ignited. Her PhD study concentrated […]
Yeshvi Mehta, BSc Research Assistant she/her Yeshvi Mehta (she/her) holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Integrated Sciences with a focus on Global Health & Physiology from the University of British Columbia. With a deep-rooted passion for community health and research, Yeshvi’s professional journey spans diverse experiences in clinical research, project management, and community engagement within […]