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Media Advisory – Presentation of the Round Table on the Theme “First Nations and the Health System”

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 18, 2021  – Following the presentation of the AFNQL Action Plan against Racism and Discrimination, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, invites media representatives to an interactive virtual roundtable in English during which the theme of First Nations and the health system will be discussed. WHAT : […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20210 Views

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Widespread Racism in BC Healthcare: In Plain Sight

Credit:Pam Palmater In this video, I talk about the report released just before the holidays – In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care. I review some of the key findings of the report which show not just how widespread the racism is against Indigenous peoples, but how these racist stereotypes […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 202117 Views

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MCK: State of Emergency extended for 10th consecutive month

Kahnawake – 18, Tsothohrhkó:wa/January 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that the current State of Emergency has been extended for an additional period of 30 days. The Mohawk Council Resolution was passed by Consensus at today’s duly-convened Council meeting. As per previous such Resolutions, it includes the extension of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202112 Views

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Roadmap to Cancer Control for Manitoba 2020

The Roadmap to Cancer Control for Manitoba 2020 outlines six priorities for cancer control in our province, identified in consultation with key stakeholders. The Roadmap is for all health partners and all Manitobans – we can all do our part toward achieving cancer control in our province and in our lives. View the Roadmap NT5

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202114 Views

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Transforming race-based health research in Canada – CMAJ

January 18, 2021 KEY POINTS Racism remains prevalent in Canada and it underpins health inequalities that are under-studied. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the country’s leading health research investment agency, could address this by establishing an Institute of Racism and Health. Canadian health research should begin focusing on racism as a determinant of health […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202113 Views

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MMF opens first-of-its-kind COVID testing site for Métis Citizens

January 18, 2021 Winnipeg, MB in the Homeland of Métis Nation –The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) will be opening a COVID-19 testing site for its Métis Citizens. The MMF has partnered with Intrinsic Analytics to collect and process the testing samples. The testing site will be operational starting Monday, January 18, 2021. “Understandably, all Manitobans are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202111 Views

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Caution over COVID-19 Urged During Vaccine Rollout – FNHA

Jan 18, 2021 The news lately has been full of smiling faces and happy communities as the first slate of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines reached remote and isolated First Nations recently​. As of Jan. 12, just over 4,100 vaccines had been administered in 19 remote First Nations communities in BC. Clinics have been continuing daily […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202111 Views

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on January 18, 2021

From: Public Health Agency of Canada January 18, 2021 As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how it is impacting the health of Canadians and public health, laboratory and healthcare capacity. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20218 Views

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #26

January 18, 2021 Manitoba’s Focused Immunization Teams (FITs) continue to immunize residents at personal care homes (PCHs) across the province. First doses of the vaccine will now be given to all eligible PCH residents by the end of January, more than a week ahead of initial projections. Last week, teams visited 10 personal care homes, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202111 Views

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Indigenous Health Network: Open Letter to Indigenous Community Members

OPEN LETTER TO OUR MANY THOUSANDS OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY MEMBERS WITHIN THE LHIN 4 AREA LIVING ON RESERVE AND LIVING OFF RESERVE. DEAR COMMUNITY MEMBERS, We, at the Indigenous Health Network, wish to sincerely thank, applaud and encourage all of you for your swift ongoing steadfast actions and love during this time which was foretold […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202111 Views

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