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Quebec’s health ministry says it will look into improving its Indigenous awareness training – CBC

Sep 29, 2022 Mandatory training was deployed in the wake of Joyce Echaquan’s death in 2020 Quebec government representatives say discussions will occur about improving the province’s mandatory Indigenous awareness training that was deployed to health-care workers following the death of Joyce Echaquan. The 37-year-old Atikamekw mother of seven died in a Joliette, Que., hospital […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202218 Views

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NWAC President calls for the co-creation of an Indigenous led training program to address racism in Quebec’s health care system

” Health care is a human right. Receiving health care in a non-racist, non-discriminatory, culturally safe environment is a human right.” – NWAC President Carol McBride Sept 27, 2022 GATINEAU, Que. – Carol McBride, President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has written to Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé to express her concern […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202218 Views

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New Indigenous space at the Department of Family Medicine inaugurated – McGill Reporter

Dedicated to activities around Indigenous Health and community outreach within the health sector, new space is the first of its kind at McGill September 27, 2022 Representatives of local Indigenous organizations were among those in attendance on the evening of September 13, for the official opening of the Indigenous space at McGill’s Department of Family […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202214 Views

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Quebec’s Indigenous sensitivity training falls short, say health-care workers – CBC

Sep 26, 2022 Training sparked by Joyce Echaquan’s death called ‘superficial’ and ‘cringe-worthy’ As the second anniversary of Joyce Echaquan’s death approaches this week, Indigenous health professionals say the measures taken by the Quebec government to address racism and discrimination in medical facilities have been inadequate. Echaquan, a 37-year-old Atikamekw mother of seven, died in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202215 Views

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Regional Dialogue Sessions Now Open for Registration

Regional Dialogue Sessions Now Open for Registration The Indigenous Centre for Cumulative Effects (ICCE) is excited to be hosting regional dialogue sessions across Canada as part of its National Needs Assessment to inform its strategic planning, and ultimately the future of the organization. A key objective of the Needs Assessment is to assess the ongoing […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 202282 Views

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Miscellaneous News August 29 to September 5 – First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission

Each week, we bring together various news related to the field of health and social services, as well as to First Nations. You will find some information and publications that may be of interest to you. Tahatikonhsontontie Tahatikonhsontóntie’ (“the faces yet to come”) Quebec Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (QcNEIHR) focuses on the needs, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202222 Views

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MCK: School busses back to full capacity, masks still mandatory

(Kahnawà:ke – 23, Seskéha/August 2022) The Daily Transportation Department of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to advise the community that school busses will be permitted to return to operating at full capacity for the upcoming school year. All routes will return to pre-pandemic times and availability. Capacity levels had been reduced due to COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202293 Views

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MCK: High concentrations of E.Coli detected in popular swimming areas

(Kahnawake – 4, Seskéha/August 2022) The Public Safety Division of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) would like to advise the community that due to high concentrations of E.coli, swimming in the water by the falls in Tioweró:ton is not permitted until further notice. Additionally, recent water sampling in the Recreation Bay area has detected […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202239 Views

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Miscellaneous News July 25 to 31 – First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission

Each week, we bring together various news related to the field of health and social services, as well as to First Nations. You will find some information and publications that may be of interest to you. Application call – Aboriginal Sport Centre (ASC) Board of Directors nomination The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) is advocating for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202244 Views

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Canada’s Ministers wrap up meetings at 24th International AIDS Conference in Montreal

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Policy makers, researchers and advocates from around the world gathered, in-person and virtually, to advance the HIV response August 2, 2022 Canada closed out events today at AIDS 2022, the 24th International AIDS Conference – the largest global gathering on any health issue in the world. Canada served as […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202235 Views

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