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ISBN (Print) : 978-1-988426-61-7 | ISBN (Online) : 978-1-988862-15-6

Economic development as a social determinant of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis health

January 2009

Economic development is an important tool in alleviating poverty and other social conditions that lead to ill health. This fact sheet provides an overview of the unique considerations for economic development in Indigenous contexts, barriers to successful economic development in these contexts, and the direct and indirect impacts of economic development initiatives to Indigenous peoples' health.

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