Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

Registered Name: THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NOVA SCOTIA SOCIETY

Business Number: 870389368RR0001

Ruby Fund

The Ruby Fund was established with the goal of transforming the Canadian healthcare experience.Passionate about empowering and enabling the patient to be a stronger advocate for themselves, the Ruby Fund supports programs and research for:

1. Education and training on patient engagement and the patient experience

2. Health literacy for patients so they can become self-managers in their own care

3. Better inter-professional education in the healthcare system

4. Education of healthcare students to better understand and positively influence the patient experience

5. Education of youth on health, caring for their health and how to navigate the healthcare system to encourage their confidence in advocating for their own health

6. Bringing together diverse groups to co-create innovative solutions to challenges within the healthcare systems