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New network bringing together Indigenous students and health professionals – CBC

Based in Kahnawake, Quebec Indigenous Mentorship Network seeks to support and encourage Indigenous students Aug 16, 2018 A newly launched network is hoping to provide culturally-grounded support for Indigenous students across Quebec with dreams of careers in the health sector. “We do need more representation in all health-related fields. There’s a growing number, but we’re […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 20186 Views

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NAMHR Annual Meeting – August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 Indigenous Healing, Resilience and Well-Being Intergenerational Determinants of Health • Opiate Use Culturally Based Mental Health Promotion Cultural Safety and Research Mentorship Presenters will include Amy Bombay • Jacob Burack Mario Incayawar • Suzanne Stewart Melissa Walls • Dennis Wendt The Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research (NAMHR), established with funding from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201811 Views

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The Minister of Health announces an investment of $378M in more than 400 research projects across Canada

August 13, 2018 – Montreal, QC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Health researchers and laboratories are at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs that lead to new treatments and knowledge that form the cornerstone of health improvements for Canadians. The Government of Canada is proud to support this important scientific research. Today the Honourable Ginette […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201814 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 20189 Views

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Inuit woman stranded by police – BT Montreal

Released from jail in Bois Franc, in the middle of the night, seriously injured and unable to speak French or English; 48 year old Inuit woman Mina Iquasiak Aculiak went missing for nearly a week after police picked her up. Read More: https://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/inuit-woman-stranded-by-police/

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201836 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2018

Today, millions of people around the world are taking part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Despite the fact that hepatitis and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are largely preventable and treatable, these infections remain a significant public health concern in Canada. It is estimated that up to 246,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201823 Views

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BR Que Dentists Threats – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 27, 2018  MONTREAL – Quebec’s health minister says he’ll sign a ministerial decree to block dentists from withdrawing from the public health system amid a bitter standoff over contract negotiations. Gaetan Barrette’s announcement came shortly after some two-thousand dentists filed paperwork to withdraw from the public system. The escalation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201815 Views

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Negotiations with the MSSS – Only 30 days left to reach an agreement: Dentists file first wave of 2,000 notices of withdrawal from the public dental care regime

MONTRÉAL, July 26, 2018 – The Association des chirurgiens dentistes du Québec (ACDQ) has filed its first wave of nearly 2,000 notices of withdrawal from the public dental care regime. The notices were sent to Quebec’s Public Health Insurance Plan and, by bailiff, to Premier Philippe Couillard’s Montréal offices. A second series of forms will be filed by the end of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201816 Views

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Final volume of landmark report explores health care, language, culture, food security in First Nations communities

July 24, 2018 | The second volume of the National Report of the First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase 3, released today by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), provides unparalleled insight into a wide array of factors, from language and culture to health-care access and food security, that affect the health and well-being […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201819 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201817 Views

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