“We wanted to see if we could improve the quality and relevance of the [public health education] materials that are available to these rural and remote First Nations communities,”- Chemistry Professor David Miller.

Ariel Root, Carleton Food Science Alum, and current PhD candidate at the School of Public Policy and Administration, worked with youth from Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities to develop public health educational materials in Oji-Cree that will help spread the word about the health impacts of mold, and steps to mitigate them – like proper cleaning techniques and installing a heat recovery ventilator.

Learn more: https://newsroom.carleton.ca/story/indigenous-communities-public-health/