Module 4 – Chapter 1 – Page – 2-PE-EN Copy

Challenges Related to Human Resources in Canada

One of the major challenges in accessing French language health services in Canada is the recruitment and availability of a sufficient number of health professionals with the language skills required to offer services in English and French.

Bilingual human resources are an essential link in providing direct, effective communication to increase the quality and safety of health service delivery for official language minority communities.

Source: Health Human Resources Strategy, Société Santé en français and Réseau franco-santé du Sud de l’Ontario