Sherbourne Health releases position statement on Ontario’s health and physical education curriculum
Jul. 19, 2018
Sherbourne Health has released a position statement on Ontario’s health and physical education curriculum. As a program of Sherbourne Health, Rainbow Health Ontario stands with Sherbourne in recognizing that “an evidence-based, factual approach to health and physical
education plays an important role in protecting the safety and health outcomes of young people.”
Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a province-wide program of Sherbourne Health that works to promote the health of Ontario’s LGBT2SQ communities and improve their access to services. RHO creates resources, provides information and consultation services, delivers education and training, and supports research to develop evidence-based practice and informed public policy.
About Sherbourne Health
Sherbourne Health is a dynamic provider of integrated health services, community programs and capacity-building initiatives that enable people and diverse communities to achieve wellness. As an urban health agency in downtown Toronto, Sherbourne provides holistic primary care and chronic disease management, mental health services, health promotion and education, and outreach and social supports. Sherbourne’s doors are open to everyone, with a focus on the LGBT2SQ community, homeless and under-housed people and newcomers to Canada, whose complex needs are often not met by traditional health care. Sherbourne combines high quality clinical care with responsive, culturally appropriate community development programs that bring low-barrier services to people in the surrounding communities who need it most.