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Saskatchewan Focuses on Youth Tobacco Reduction

News Release – January 18, 2013 Province Marks National Non-Smoking Week The Government of Saskatchewan continues efforts to reduce tobacco use in the province, particularly among young people. In recognition of National Non-Smoking Week (January 20-26), the Ministry of Health has launched the second phase of a youth anti-tobacco campaign, targeted at young people between […]

by aanationtalk on January 18, 2013933 Views

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Auditor General outlines health-care funding in new information piece

For release: January 17, 2013 Victoria—Auditor General John Doyle has released a public information piece documenting the revenues and expenditures of B.C.’s health-care system, titled Health Funding Explained. During the 2011/12 fiscal year, $15.5 billion was spent on healthcare in the province, almost 40 per cent of the B.C. government’s budget. There are a number […]

by aanationtalk on January 18, 2013956 Views

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Hepatitis C National Inuit Strategic Planning Session

For Immediate Release Ottawa, ON (January 16, 2013) Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada will host a Hepatitis C National Inuit Strategic Planning Session in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, from January 20-21, 2013. The session will consist of panel presentations on national Aboriginal and Inuit-specific Hepatitis C initiatives, provincial and territorial hepatitis C programs and services, regional programs and […]

by aanationtalk on January 17, 2013694 Views

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First International Conference On Prevention Of FASD

A conference about Preventing harm from alcohol use during pregnancy  September 23 – 25, 2013 Shaw Conference CentreEdmonton, Alberta, Canada Call for Abstracts Now Open This is the first international conference to address the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of FASD. Plenary sessions will promote discussion and reflection on promising and innovative approaches for preventing […]

by aanationtalk on January 17, 2013586 Views

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Media Advisory – The Sandbox Project to host 3rd national conference

Toronto, Jan. 16, 2013 – A national conference organized by The Sandbox Project will bring together leading experts and advocates in child and youth health from across Canada on Thursday, January 17th in Toronto. The conference comes as The Sandbox Project prepares to launch a new Young Canadians Round Table on Health, which will use comprehensive research, education and awareness to […]

by aanationtalk on January 16, 2013550 Views

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Measures of language outcomes using the Aboriginal Children’s Survey

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 > By Leanne C. Findlay and Dafna E. Kohen For this article… Abstract Tables and figures References To extract charts and tables Download PDF of article One of the most prevalent forms of developmental delay among Aboriginal children pertains to language,1,2 with speech-language difficulties being reported by parents of up to 10% […]

by aanationtalk on January 16, 2013985 Views

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Steps for Change Community Feast

Start Date: January 15, 2013End Date: January 19, 2013Iqaluit, NU The Tobacco Has No Place Here campaign invites you to a community feast in Iqaluit to celebrate National Non-Smoking Week. You are invited to join the celebration and feast at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Inuksuk High School, in Iqaluit. Health and Social […]

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2013562 Views

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First Nations women to receive free transportation to life-saving mammogram appointments: Canadian Cancer Society aims to improve breast screening rates in Northeastern Ontario

15 January 2013Sudbury – Mammograms save lives; yet for some women living in First Nations communities, the financial costs associated with getting to breast screening are prohibitive. To help address this issue, the Canadian Cancer Society, in partnership with the Weenebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) and Health Sciences North (HSN-NECC), is providing approximately 100 women […]

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2013719 Views

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Harper Government Announces Major Investment in First Nation Water and Wastewater Systems

Ref. #2-3752 Ottawa, Ontario (January 13, 2013) – The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced today the Harper Government’s plan for new investments in First Nation water and wastewater systems on reserve. “Our Government is committed to addressing water and wastewater issues on reserve to ensure that First Nations communities […]

by aanationtalk on January 14, 2013459 Views

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Mamisarvik Healing Centre featured on “The National”

Announcement:  CCSA’s colleagues at the Mamisarvik Healing Centre will feature on CBC Radio’s, “The Current” on January 10 at 8:30 a.m. EST, and CBC TV’s “The National” on January 11 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST. The Mamisarvik Healing Centre offers the only Inuit trauma and addictions recovery program in Canada. NT3

by aanationtalk on January 11, 2013926 Views

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