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Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Attends Federal Health Accord Talks

January 21, 2016 Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Attends Federal Health Accord Talks (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, responsible for AFN’s national health portfolio, welcomes the opportunity for First Nations to participate in the planning of the national Health Accord renewal.  The agreement was reached at a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 2016352 Views

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Improving Health of Canadians the Focus in Wide-Ranging Health Talks

VANCOUVER – In a wide-ranging set of discussions touching on many aspects of Canadians’ health and health care, provincial and territorial health ministers committed to continued cooperation and collaboration across the country during a meeting today in Vancouver. “My colleagues and I looked at the challenges and opportunities faced by provinces and territories in delivering […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 2016212 Views

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The Government of Canada is supporting communities in the first national homeless Point-in-Time Count

January 5, 2016 This year, the Government of Canada, in partnership with 30 communities across Canada, will lead the first broadly coordinated Point-in-Time (PiT) Count of homelessness. Participating communities will follow a common methodology. Between January 1 and April 30, they will select a 24-hour period during which they will survey and enumerate all of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 2016277 Views

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Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge

January 18th 2016 – March 14, 2016 APACC is promoting the Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge starting January 18th, 2016. Registered participants in the Challenge will be competing independently and this is open to all people across the nation. The main purpose of this challenge is to motivate you with your fitness and health […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 2016293 Views

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Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada 2016 National Training Forum in Montreal, QC

The Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (A.N.A.C.) is pleased to announce our 2016 National Training Forum in Montreal, QC: “Authentic Indigenous Health and Wellness Partnerships: Reclaimative Leading Practices”. In celebration of A.N.A.C.’s 40th Anniversary, members from across Canada will gather to honor and share knowledge on the significant contributions we have made to the field […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2015277 Views

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Government of Canada contributes to global effort to tackle chronic lung diseases

Funding to support prevention research in low and middle income countries December 17, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced an investment of $5 million from the Government of Canada to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2015299 Views

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Temporal trends of alcohol and drug use among Inuit of Northern Quebec, Canada

Marilyn Fortin1,2, Richard E. Be´langer2,3, Olivier Boucher1,2 and Gina Muckle1,2* 1School of Psychology, Laval University, Que´bec, Canada; 2Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, CHU de Que´bec Research Centre, Que´bec, Canada; 3Department of Pediatrics, Centre me`re-enfant Soleil du CHU de Que´bec, Laval University, Que´bec, Canada Background. Alcohol and drug use is a serious health […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2015264 Views

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Final Truth and Reconciliation Report leads the way forward to a healthier Canada

December 15, 2015 Ottawa — The Heart and Stroke Foundation acknowledges the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and is committed to being an active participant in the reconciliation process to promote and support the health of all Indigenous communities. “Today’s release of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015183 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief and the Chiefs Committee on Health Acknowledge the Federal Government Commitments to Move Forward on First Nations Health

Assembly of First Nations National Chief and the Chiefs Committee on Health Acknowledge the Federal Government Commitments to Move Forward on First Nations Health December 15, 2015 (Gatineau, QC) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and the AFN Chiefs Committee on Health (CCOH), involving First Nations leaders from all regions, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015273 Views

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Message from the Honourable Dr. Jane Philpott, Minister of Health – Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2015

As Minister of Health, I am pleased to mark the 27th anniversary of World AIDS Day and the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada. I would like to thank the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development, the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 2015253 Views

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