First Nations women more likely have brain injuries after assault: research


First Nations women face many challenges in access to health, education and community services.

A new research found out First Nations women are more likely to face barriers accessing adequate care in remote communities, after experiencing a head or brain injury.

These barriers include a lack of dedicated resources and specialist staff to provide immediate and long term care for head injuries in remote communities.

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