AUDIO | We’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and elsewhere around the world. Whether or not it’s the first wave of infections, a potential second wave of infections, or concerns about a possible overlapping of flu season with COVID-19 this coming fall and winter – this isn’t over yet. But at the same time we’re beginning to talk seriously about what our societies will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.
Dr. Vanessa Brcic is a community-based researcher, Vancouver-based registered somatic therapist and family physician with a special interest in trauma, mental health and chronic pain. Her research interests are in practice-based research, primary care reform, poverty, and the social determinants of health. Dr. Brcic recently wrote an article called “We’re Moving towards a Healthier, More Equitable Society. Don’t Let Progress Stop.” It was published at The Tyee.ca and on several other websites. She says that COVID-19 is a fast track to ‘health in all policies.’
Dr. Vanessa Brcic spoke about her article on People First Radio.