Dr. Corroded Souleymanov, associate teacher, has been broadly perceived for his ongoing endeavors to make medical care, local area based administrations, and social projects available to a portion of Canada’s most disappointed and minimized networks.
Throughout the course of recent years, Dr. Souleymanov was granted more than $1.2 million through various awards from the Federal Government of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to lead his program of study. His exploration tries to illuminate socially delicate models regarding medical care and local area based administrations.
Dr. Souleymanov plans to forestall wellbeing and social differences as well as to advance prosperity among key populaces.
“As a minority in Canada, research with underestimated networks is extremely private to me,” says Dr. Souleymanov. “Drawing on my own lived insight, and the 12 years I spent as a local area based HIV and mischief decrease specialist in Ontario and Manitoba, my program of exploration centers around the wellbeing and prosperity of socially and financially underestimated networks with a specific spotlight on the sociologies of damage decrease and irresistible sickness.”
“Through my program of exploration, I am favored to work with an assortment of key and need populaces, including First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals, Black, African, and Caribbean individuals, 2SLGBTQIA+ people group, settlers and evacuees, individuals who use infusion medications, and individuals who live with HIV and Hepatitis C.”
One of his fundamental focal points of exploration study is the urgent sociology of damage decrease and irresistible illnesses that influence underestimated networks.
“In Canada, we realize these networks are as of now lopsidedly impacted by an assortment of wellbeing imbalances, including negative sexual and actual wellbeing results, psychological well-being results, and substance use,” Dr. Souleymanov says. “For instance, irresistible sicknesses like HIV, Hepatitis C, and COVID-19 excessively these networks in Canada.”
“To reverse the situation on these wellbeing abberations, my program of concentrate through the Village Lab (www.villagelab.ca) became zeroed in on the best way to ensure that medical care and local area based administrations are accessible and open to the most underestimated individuals in Manitoba.”
In 2021, Dr. Souleymanov fostered an exploration lab at UM called Village Lab, which is an interdisciplinary, local area based research lab at the Faculty of Social Work. The Village Lab means to lead thorough and applied sociology and local area based wellbeing research that can be utilized to forestall an assortment of wellbeing and social differences and advance prosperity among helpless and underestimated populaces in Canada. Research projects include local area directing circles that are illustrative of different networks and key/need populaces we work with. Alongside Dr. Souleymanov, the Village Lab group incorporates an Indigenous Elder, a Knowledge Keeper, individuals with lived insight, graduate and college understudies and exploration colleagues, and examination and local area program facilitators.
On May sixth, The Honorable Carolyn Bennett, MP, clergyman of emotional wellness and addictions, visited Dr. Souleymanov to talk about the significant work done through the Village Lab, including the CIHR-financed work that investigates information holes connected with the emotional wellness and substance use effects of the pandemic on Indigenous, Black, 2SLGBTQIA+, and other underestimated networks in Manitoba.
“The examination we do at the Village Lab helps us create and propel research on the wellbeing and prosperity of minimized networks and assemble the proof expected to affect general wellbeing strategy or make changes in medical care frameworks in Manitoba,” says Dr. Souleymanov. “Town Lab straightforwardly illuminates models regarding wellbeing advancement, administration conveyance, and wellbeing intercessions for an assortment of networks that we serve”.
His work through the Village Lab is further reinforcing local area based research and further developing wellbeing for key populaces across Canada. A Village Lab housed preparing program called Investigaytors was as of late supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
His program of exploration additionally works with the advancement of cross-jurisdictional joint efforts and associations between significant wellbeing framework partners, including local area individuals, specialist co-op organizations in Manitoba, territorial wellbeing specialists, and policymakers to more readily involve research information in the improvement of wellbeing administrations and drives for underestimated networks in Manitoba.