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Ontario Expands Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care Program

October 22, 2021 Program will provide much-needed care for eligible seniors in 22 additional communities across Ontario TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $82.5 million to expand the existing Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care program to an additional 22 communities, making it available to all eligible seniors across Ontario. This program, which is fully […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20212 Views

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NAFC Mental Health Program and Services Support – Bell Diversity Fund

Through the Bell Diversity Fund, the NAFC is seeking proposals for microgrants ($10,000 to $50,000) to fund programs, services and/or supports addressing mental health. Funds will be administered on a rolling basis until the total budget of $200,000 is spent. Some examples of how the microgrants can be used: Supports to existing programs and initiatives […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20211 Views

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Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 79

October 21st, 2021 Key messages: As of Oct 17, 2021, the 7-day total of new positives was 41, holding steady from the previous week’s total of 43. (The actual number for the 6-day period ending Oct 17, 2021 was 35). The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 5,477. Increases in sub-regions […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20215 Views

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Collaborative Study Urges Decision-Makers to Address First Nations Food Insecurity and Sovereignty

COLLABORATIVE STUDY URGES DECISION-MAKERS TO ADDRESS FIRST NATIONS FOOD INSECURITY AND SOVEREIGNTY (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pleased to announce the release of the Key Findings and Recommendations for Decision-makers of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The 10-year study was led by principal investigators and researchers […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 20219 Views

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Covid-19 case numbers climb again in First Nations communities – Yahoo News

October 21, 2021 Numbers of new cases of COVID-19 in First Nations communities across Canada rose again this week, with new case numbers climbing back up slightly and two provinces climbing over the 12,000-active-case plateau this week. There are 1,889 active cases currently ongoing in First Nations communities across Canada, up from 1,821 last week. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20215 Views

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Prime Minister announces standardized Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel

October 21, 2021 Vaccination is the best way to keep Canadians safe and healthy, get back to enjoying the things we love, and prevent future lockdowns. As new travel requirements roll out in Canada and around the world, the Government of Canada has been working closely with provinces and territories on a standardized proof of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20214 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of October 20 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)

On First Nations reserves, as of October 20 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of: 45,163 confirmed positive COVID-19 1,560 active cases 2,088 hospitalizations 43,140 recovered cases 463 deaths Case numbers per region: British Columbia: 5,005 Alberta: 13,060 Saskatchewan: 12,586 Manitoba: 10,041 Ontario: 3,360 Quebec: 1,026 Atlantic: 85 Provincial chief public health officers work with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20214 Views

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A Plus Creative Announces New Collaboration with Look Good Feel Better

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 – Toronto digital ad agency, A Plus Creative has collaborated with Look Good Feel Better to create the 30th Anniversary Edition of their digital and print magazine, which recently launched. Look Good Feel Better’s mission is to help women and teens facing cancer feel like themselves again. Complementary workshops and resources […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20215 Views

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Recommendations for Health Care Providers & Authorities Collecting Indigenous Identity Data

Attention Health Managers: One of our partner organizations, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), is seeking input on the collection of Indigenous patient information. Over two years ago, CIHI identified the need for standardized Indigenous and race-based data to help identify, monitor and address inequities that stem from bias and racism, including systemic racism […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 20215 Views

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of October 19 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)

On First Nations reserves, as of October 19 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is aware of: 45,012 confirmed positive COVID-19 1,643 active cases 2,054 hospitalizations 42,908 recovered cases 461 deaths Case numbers per region: British Columbia: 4,983 Alberta: 13,003 Saskatchewan: 12,539 Manitoba: 10,031 Ontario: 3,357 Quebec: 1,014 Atlantic: 85 Provincial chief public health officers work with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 20218 Views

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