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Media advisory: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed and Minister Patty Hajdu to make an announcement to further support the National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy,

From: Indigenous Services Canada Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will make an announcement to further support the National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy. Speakers will provide brief remarks and be available for questions from the media. Date: Thursday, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 20222 Views

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SLFNHA: New Reports Reaffirm Trends of Poor Health Outcomes and Under-Funded System for First Nations

October 5, 2022 Under the direction of the Chiefs-in-Assembly, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) has released its Diabetes and Childhood Vaccination Coverage reports. The reports highlight the disproportionate burden of health outcomes and health inequities within northern First Nations. SLFNHA calls for improved resources to support diabetes and vaccination programs. “We are calling […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 20222 Views

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Joint survey underscores critical need for a Canadian National Vision Health Strategy to address eye health issues

Toronto, ON, October 4, 2022 – In time for World Sight Day on October 13, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and the Canadian Association of Optometrists have collaborated for the first time on a joint access research survey in the field of vision health. The survey is part of a continued partnership that will support the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20222 Views

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CMA Foundation announces support for Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund, $2M donation

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 3, 2022– The CMA Foundation is pleased to announce its support and a $2-million contribution to the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF) to address health, social and economic priorities in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities. This funding will support community-led efforts to address the impact COVID-19 is having on individual and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20221 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health on Mental Illness Awareness Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada October 3, 2022 Mental Illness Awareness Week gives us an opportunity to talk about our mental health and break down the barriers that contribute to the stigma surrounding mental illness. Mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders and mood disorders can affect anyone including our families, friends and colleagues. Many […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 20225 Views

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Indigenous organization celebrates grand opening of multiple services and Health Centre – Wawatay News

10/04/2022 Indigenous leadership, elders, officials, staff and citizens joined in with the celebration of the grand opening of the Keepers Of The Circle office and Mino M’Shkiki Health Centre on September 29 in Kirkland Lake. Health leaders and advocates gathered at the Keepers Of The Circle Office in Kirkland Lake on September 29 for an […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202217 Views

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CMA reflects on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, an opportunity to reflect on the impact of colonization and its policies on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples historically and today. The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) acknowledges the severe and tragic impact that colonization has had — and continues to have — on generations of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 20224 Views

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CMHA – Open letter to the federal government: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) stands firm in supporting the self-determination of Indigenous people and the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action. On this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we use our platform to echo calls from the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation and their partners for increased federal […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 20222 Views

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NAN/Canada Celebrate Milestone for Sustainable Funding for Choose Life Program

September 28, 2022 OTTAWA, ON: Members of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Executive Council, Elders, youth and leaders today celebrated a milestone as NAN and the Government of Canada have taken the next steps towards sustainable, long-term funding to support Choose Life activities to continue the healing path forward for First Nations communities and citizens […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202210 Views

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Healthcare and learning Indigenous identity a calling for Registered Nurse

Sep 28th, 2022 We are Niagara Health is a series of stories that celebrates the incredible people working and volunteering in our organization and how they make a difference in the lives of patients and coworkers every day. Kassidy Bell began carving more than her career path as a healthcare provider when she enrolled in nursing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20227 Views

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