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Treatment centre for First Nations people facing addictions destroyed by fire: OPP – CBC

Dec 14, 2018 The Native Horizons Treatment Centre in the New Credit First Nation, police say, has been destroyed by fire. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say late Thursday night the OPP, Haldimand County Fire Services, Six Nations Fire Services, Haldimand County paramedics and Six Nations paramedics were called to the Native Horizons Treatment Centre on […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 20184 Views

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New report shows health problems among Grassy Narrows youth and mothers; calls for urgent action – Daily Miner and News

December 14, 2018 The mercury dumped in the English-Wabigoon river system by a nearby paper mill in the 1960s and 70s is still having serious ill effects on the health of young people and mothers on Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation), a new report finds. The second part of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 20183 Views

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Latest Data on the Opioid Crisis

From: Public Health Agency of Canada More than 9,000 Canadians lost their lives between January 2016 and June 2018 December 12, 2018 – Ottawa, ONTARIO – Public Health Agency of Canada The opioid crisis continues to devastate communities and families from coast to coast to coast. Collecting and sharing data helps inform policies and interventions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20184 Views

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Plan to wipe out tuberculosis in Inuit communities shifts to prevention – BayToday

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says a plan aimed at eliminating tuberculosis from Inuit communities shows the federal government is “getting its act together.” Philpott, together with the leader of Canada’s national Inuit group, revealed Monday how it will follow through on a Liberal pledge to wipe tuberculosis from the Arctic by 2030. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20185 Views

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INAN Report 17: The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nations Communities

THE CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING CONTINUING CARE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair Indigenous health outcomes tend to be poorer than the Canadian average. The underlying factors are complex and include historical and intergenerational trauma attributed to colonialism and discriminatory policies, as well as social determinants of […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 20187 Views

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Duluth-based researchers probe indigenous dementia – Duluth News Tribune

Can you name the prime minister of Canada? You probably can, and if you’re Canadian you almost certainly can. That’s why the question is asked in Canada as part of the diagnostic assessment of whether a person may have a form of dementia. Only it turns out, it wasn’t a helpful question for First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20185 Views

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December 10, 2018 – Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit

Final Report Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit Project Number: 1570-7/16123 March 2017 Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch Audit and Evaluation Sector Executive Summary This report constitutes the Evaluation of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s (INAC’s) Grants to the Government of […]

by aanationtalk on December 10, 20187 Views

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Students are Building a Consent Culture, one Conversation at a Time

How Ontario Schools can Draw-the-Line to End Sexual Violence Last year in Arianna Lambert’s grade 4/5 classroom, it started with a conversation about hugs. “We talked about why you should ask someone ahead of time,” she recounts. “It got them to think about how we actually impact the way people feel around us by going […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201810 Views

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USW: Joint Statement Calling on Canada to End Sterilization without Consent

The United Steelworkers is one of 72 organizations to endorse the joint statement from Amnesty International Canada, the Native Women’s Association of Canada, and Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, calling for government action to #DefendConsent and end #ForcedSterilization of Indigenous women in Canada. Pressure is mounting for all levels of government and health bodies, with […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20187 Views

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Chair will focus on Indigenous women’s heart health – Brighter World McMaster

December 06, 2018 Training health professionals to treat Indigenous women with heart disease in a culturally relevant way is the goal of a new research chair at McMaster University. Assistant professor Bernice Downey has received the Indigenous Early Career Women’s Heart and Brain Health Chair Award for the new project. “The goal of this project […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201810 Views

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