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Public Engagement in Health Policy (PEHP) Project announces Community Fellowship recipients to build capacity for innovative engagement-related activities

The Public Engagement in Health Policy Project is pleased to announce its support for eleven Community Fellowships that will support organizations to carry out short-term engagement-related activities to advance the goals of more inclusive health system and policy decision making.

The goal of these Community Fellowships is to support community leaders, organizations, or other teams to carry out innovative engagement projects. In addition to the funding provided for each Fellowship, the PEHP project team is supporting Fellows’ activities through ad-hoc consultations, through learning and exchange opportunities, and by promoting Fellowship activities.

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Natasha talks about her journey with JIA and Chronic Illness in this podcast with Crohn's & Autism Awareness Advocate
Natasha also talks about her secret interest! Singing!
Click Here to Listen to the podcast on Spotify

Natasha shares her story of her diagnosis of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) at age 13 which changed her life and set her on a path she never imagined. She thought arthritis is only for old people, but kids get it too.
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Natasha gets featured at an Episode of Arthritis At Home, she shares her juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) disease journey and what she is doing to advocate and help those living with JIA. 
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Take a Pain Check is now on the Power over Pain Portal !
The Power Over Pain Portal provides you with access to a range of free resources, courses, and peer support. You are not alone on your journey to cope with pain – there is hope.
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Published by The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance, Take a Pain Check Foundation and The Choice Reseach Lab 

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Take a Pain Check is an official resource on the UCAN CAN-DU app!


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Take a Pain Check featured in SickKids Hospital's News Rheum

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Watch our episode in conversation with the Sickboy podcast!

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What it's like to be diagnosed with arthritis at 13

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Watch our CBC produced documentary here!

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TAPC on CBC Ottawa Morning

Published by: CBC Ottawa Morning

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What it's like to be diagnosed with arthritis at 13

Published by: UCan Can-Du

Markham teen’s viral TikTok podcasts describe life with arthritis

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Take a Pain Check - Creating a Community for Youth with Arthritis

Published by: Arthritis Research Canada

Bullying and Arthritis: We Need to Talk About It

Published by: Arthritis Research Canada

“Our Arthritis May Be Chronic but We Are Definitely Iconic” 

Published by: The American College of Rheumatology

Making History With the UPLiFT Conference: We're Off to a Great Start!

2021 Youth Leader Award

New York Fashion Week Video

Tumbler and Tipsy by Michael Kuluva
Spring/Summer 2022 Collection Ft. Natasha T

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