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SDG-targeted research helps create health care jobs for Canadian newcomers

Mar 5, 2020

Andrea Baumann
Above: Dr. Andrea Baumann

By Ruth Adair, February 21, 2020

A research team at McMaster has been working to accelerate the employment of internationally educated nurses (IENs) in an effort to diversify the health workforce, reduce health inequities for immigrants and refugees across Ontario, and promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

Andrea Baumann, the associate vice-president, Global Health, and director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in Primary Care and Health Human Resources, has led the development of a successful employment strategy that has involved partnering with health care employers and non-governmental organizations to match highly skilled newcomer women to available positions.

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