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Catch and release
Prior to his current role at the West Side Community Clinic, Upstream founder Ryan Meili was a travelling locum physician in small towns all over Saskatchewan. His clinical experiences then and now reveal to him the limits of medicine and the importance of upstream action to address the social determinants of health.... moreAdd your comment Share
Cultivating a real plan for Canadian food security
Over the past few weeks, we have learned a good deal about what can be done to improve food security in Canada, a key element of our collective health. The scope of the issue is considerable, with over 3 million Canadians not getting enough to eat to 2014, but what... moreAdd your comment Share
Our food issues are so much bigger than overpriced cauliflower
We’ve fielded several calls lately from journalists working on stories about rising food prices. You've probably read a few: most aim to provide quick tips for how Canadians can make a dollar go further in the grocery store, and how to eat healthy for less. moreAdd your comment Share
UPSTREAM SOLUTIONS DON’T TREAT SYMPTOMS, THEY TREAT THE SOURCE.
Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas. We work to reframe public discourse around addressing the social determinants of health in order to build a healthier society.
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