Thursday Oct 19, 2023

Health Promotion and Advocating for Health Equity in Canada with Birgit Umaigba

This week on our podcast, we're featuring Birgit Umaigba. She's a registered nurse, educator, public speaker, and health equity activist. Birgit is a dedicated advocate for healthcare workers and health equity. Her focus includes improving working conditions, advocating for fair wages, and addressing health disparities, especially among marginalized groups. Birgit's passion extends to mentoring students and nurses, motivating them to create a positive impact. She's working towards future goals that involve supporting internationally educated nurses in Canada and conducting research with global reach. Birgit's advice to nursing students is to stay connected and engage with grassroots organizations to shape the future of nursing. Her work reflects a strong commitment to driving positive change in healthcare and promoting health equity.

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