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Statement by the Minister of Indigenous Services, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Northern Affairs on Eliminating Racism in the Healthcare System

From: Indigenous Services Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Honourable Marc Miller, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, the Honourable Patty Hajdu and the Honourable Daniel Vandal, issued the following statement today regarding the virtual gathering with Indigenous Peoples and organizations, healthcare professionals, and provincial and territorial representatives to work toward eliminating systematic racism in the healthcare system: […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20204 Views

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Media Advisory: The Government of Canada to hold a media availability on eliminating racism in the health care system

From: Indigenous Services Canada Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, will hold a media availability after an emergency meeting on eliminating racism […]

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Feds to meet Indigenous leaders Friday to discuss racism in health system – CBC

Putting more money into heath care can’t be the only solution, Indigenous Services minister says Oct 15, 2020 The federal government is ready to use its financial leverage over the health system to fight anti-Indigenous racism in health care, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says. He says that includes promoting Indigenous health workers and calling […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 202024 Views

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Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 15, 2020 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada In the last few weeks, Indigenous communities have been facing an alarming rise in the number of new and active COVID-19 cases. The week of October 4-10 has seen the largest weekly increase in the number of new […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202017 Views

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Governments Must Uphold Principles of Canada Health Act to Address Systemic Racism in Healthcare

President Kudloo calls for additional funding to improve health determinants for Inuit women and girls and a focus on youth to increase Inuit health providers OTTAWA – Rebecca Kudloo, President of Pauktuutit Women of Canada, will highlight how the Canada Health Act is failing Inuit women and girls when she participates in a national meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20208 Views

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WAHA Launches New Electronic Patient Incident Management System

The Quality Department at the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) launched a new software tool known as the Harris Emerald Incident Management System (EIMS) on September 14th, 2020. It is a system that reports, resolves and prevents patient and organizational incident events. According to the Quality Department, “Implementing this system, is a milestone achievement by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20207 Views

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COVID-19 spared Indigenous communities at first but is now attacking them – rabble.ca

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last winter, Indigenous communities in Canada were acutely aware of their heightened vulnerability. They feared that even a small number of initial cases could quickly grow — and wreak havoc on Indigenous people throughout the country. Past experience, as recent as the H1N1 flu of 2009, had taught Indigenous […]

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Indigenous man dies in Chicoutimi hospital after complaints of racist remarks – Timmins Times

“We want answers, clear answers,” Georges-Hervé Awashish’s cousin said on Wednesday. “This can’t continue this way.” In the wake of Joyce Echaquan’s death, Georges-Hervé Awashish wrote to his cousin from his hospital room in Chicoutimi, where he had told his family he overheard nurses making racist and discriminatory remarks. “I will be heard too,” Awashish, […]

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Media Advisory – Minister and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

From: Indigenous Services Canada Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Date:  October 15, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM (EDT) Location: Sir John A. Macdonald […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 20209 Views

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New Guidance On Government Action For Healthy Food Systems Launched

Urgent case for reforming industrialized food systems can be made on the grounds of protecting health, and leaders know it National governments called to radically change approach to policy and practice, building resilience and improving food security outcomes post-COVID-19 Case studies from around the world show that the best recipe for impact is the combination […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202014 Views

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