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Working together to improve health care for Canadians

February 7, 2023 As Canadians, we place a lot of value in our universal, public health care system. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been living up to expectations. Across the country, patients seeking emergency care are finding their emergency rooms overwhelmed or even closed. People are waiting for surgeries that are postponed or cancelled. The health care […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 20233 Views

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Indigenous leaders want seat at health-care reform talks – Timmins Today

‘I’m very disappointed that we’re not there and that they’re advocating on our behalf when really our First Nation leaders should be there,’ says grand chief As the country’s top politicians sit down to talk about health-care reform, Indigenous leaders are looking for a seat at the table. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 20231 Views

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NAN Supports Mushkegowuk Leaders Shut Out of Federal/Provincial Meeting on Health Funding

February 7, 2023 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox expressed support for Grand Chief Alison Linklater and the Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs rallying in Ottawa today to defend their Treaty right to equitable health-care. “Our leaders are extremely disappointed that they have been shut out of today’s discussions between federal […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 20231 Views

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Indigenous Peoples living with diabetes is the focus of four new health pilot projects in Ontario, Nunavut, Alberta, and Manitoba

BURLINGTON, Ont. (February 7, 2023) –The PATHWAYS Indigenous Health Collaborations, an innovative, community-driven health project fund led by Bimaadzwin and Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., is adding four more new Indigenous communities to meet the needs of thousands of members burdened with diabetes. The four new projects were selected by the PATHWAYS Indigenous Health Collaborations Advisory […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 20235 Views

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Working Together to Prevent Suicide in Canada – the 2022 Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention Progress Report

From: Public Health Agency of Canada February 6, 2023 Suicide is a serious public health issue that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Every year, approximately 4,000 people die by suicide in Canada, with each loss leaving a profound impact on individuals, families and entire communities. As Canada’s first federal Minister of Mental Health […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202315 Views

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Primary Care Leaders Urge Canada’s Premiers and Federal Government to Strike a Deal That Focuses on Expanding Team-Based Primary Care Including Access to a Primary Care Provider

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2023 – The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is encouraging Premiers across the country, and the federal government, to strike a new Canada Health Transfer agreement that will focus on expanding team-based care and ensure that every Canadian has access to a family doctor or nurse practitioner within an interprofessional team. At this […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 20234 Views

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Increasing Indigenous access: the need for Canadian certified counsellors in the NIHB program – The Hill Times

February 6, 2023 Inequitable access to health and mental health care negates essential opportunities and services necessary for the recovery of colonization. Inequity in access to fundamental government services, such as health and mental health care, has been a long-standing systemic issue that discriminates against Indigenous people in Canada. This inequitable access negates essential opportunities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 20233 Views

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Neskantaga First Nation Mark 28th Year in Boil Water Advisory

LANDSDOWNETHHOUSE, ON: The community of Neskantaga First Nation (NFN) marked today as the 28 year of being under a Boil Water Advisory (BWA). A major challenge for the federal government to resolve—the current BWA was first declared on February 1, 1995. It has caused the community to fully evacuate on two occasions (for 1-3 months […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 20238 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Health on Update to COVID-19 border measures for travellers arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao

From: Public Health Agency of Canada February 2, 2023 In response to the increasing spread of COVID-19 and its variants in the People’s Republic of China and limited epidemiological and viral genomic sequence data available on these cases, the Government of Canada announced temporary pre-boarding test requirements and arrival screening effective January 5, 2023, for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202334 Views

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Your Health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care

February 02, 2023 Ontario government connecting people to convenient care, close to home TORONTO — The Ontario government today released Your Health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care. The plan focuses on providing people with a better health care experience by connecting them to more convenient options closer to home while shortening wait times […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202310 Views

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