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Indigenous Health Promotion
Systemic racism sill exists in health care system and it negatively impact the health of Indigenous people.
1.1 Evidences (e.g. news) showed that Indigenous people lack of proper care when they were in the hospitals or seeking for health care help due to their race.
1.2 Systemic racism is defined as an inequitable system of practices and structures that contribute to the exclusion and oppression of minority groups in societies.
1.3 Systemic racism is an accomplice and an instrument that harm the health of Indigenous people.
1.4 All over the world where colonization still impact the legislative systems, Indigenous people are often treated less important.
1.5 Covid amplified the pre-existing colonization and disproportionately impacted the people with vulnerability.
Indigenous health promotion emphasizes the connection between human and nature.
4.1 Indigenous health promotion aims to strengthen cultural identity and enable increased control over the determinants of health.
4.2 Indigenous people from various background shared a mutual trust.
4.3 Indigenous people globally believe that human activity impacts the health and well-being of other elements of the natural world.
Ceding space to Indigenous voices and knowledge is one way to overcome the "control" limitation and decolonizing the healthcare field.
5.1 Western way of health promotion emphasis on "the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health".
5.2 Indigenous health promotion pays attention to the foundational onto-epistemological assumptions.
5.3 Instead of "controlling over health", Indigenous health promotion emphasizes on relationality and supporting values such as respect, self-determination and non-judgemental approaches to service delivery.
Health promotion and public health polities/strategies ignore the cultural safety, leading to worsen health conditions for Indigenous people.
2.1 Cultural safety includes equity, social justic, participation and self-determination.
2.2 Sadly, we are lack on cultural safety researches for Indigenous people.
2.3 Public health policies that lack of cultural safety causes more harm than good, leading to inability to cooperate with the public strategies, disconnection with their traditional culture, and overall worse health conditions when against Covid.
2.4 Covid discovered the unsolved cultural conflicts between Western culture and Indigenous culture, but it also provided an opportunity for improvement.
Indigenous health promotion knowledge is related to planetary health, which can be an alternative solution for the increasingly serious environmental issues that the Western culture failed to solve.
3.1 Western values for environmental health failed globally.
3.2 International conferences have pointed out the importance of sustainability.
3.3 Health promotion insisted that humanity and the natural environment were intricately linked.
3.4 Now, Indigenous solutions seem as the only solution to solve the environmental problems.