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Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority – Update On Physician Services

Update on Physician Services

January 20, 2010

Since the Anishinabe Health Plan was finalized in 2006, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) has been working to carry out the plan and develop a Primary Health Care system. SLFNHA wishes to share some of the recent developments in physician services for First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout area.

by NationTalk on January 20, 20103431 Views

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The Healthy Aboriginal Network – Updated Website

Non-profit promotion of health, literacy & wellness

Just a short note to let you know that we have finally updated our website with the books we have in stock and our mailing address.

by NationTalk on January 20, 2010966 Views

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Province Launches New Project To Help More Manitobans Quit Smoking

January 19, 2010

Manitoba Continues Anti-smoking Efforts, Creates New Resources for Youth: Ministers

Manitoba is launching a new stop-smoking project to help people at greater risk kick the habit, as part of the province’s tobacco-control strategy and other efforts that encourage youth to avoid tobacco, Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors Minister Jim Rondeau and Education Minister Nancy Allan announced today.

by NationTalk on January 19, 20101198 Views

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First Nations Health Council Regional Health Survey Training Sessions

As of early January, BC First Nations have reached are at 51% of targeted data collected through the Regional Health Survey. If your community would still like to be involved please complete the template BCR and community participation forms. Once those are signed and faxed to us at 604 – 913 – 2081, your community can hire a data collector(s) and then we will train them. All costs are covered by the First Nations Health Council.

by NationTalk on January 19, 2010960 Views

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Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR) Call For Papers

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is calling for papers to be considered for the third issue of the Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR). The CJACBR is a peer-reviewed journal, published by CAAN, which welcomes contributions from any author. Innovative HIV/AIDS research articles which demonstrate the use of Aboriginal Community-Based Research (ACBR) methods or philosophy are strongly encouraged. Submissions should be prepared in plain language.

by NationTalk on January 19, 20101111 Views

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Epidemiology Of Diabetes Mellitus Among First Nations And Non-First Nations Adults

Roland Dyck 1, Nathaniel Osgood 2, Ting Hsiang Lin 3, Amy Gao 4, Mary Rose Stang 5

1. The Departments of Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask.
2. The Departments of Computer Science and Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask.
3. The Department of Statistics, National Taipei University, Taiwan
4. The Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask.
5. The Ministry of Health, Government of Saskatchewan, Regina, Sask.

by NationTalk on January 19, 20101130 Views

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Labrador-Grenfell Health Partners With PHAC In A Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Study

For Immediate Release
January 7, 2010

(Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL): In collaboration with the Evidence and Risk Assessment Division and the National Microbiology Lab of the Public Health Agency of Canada, Labrador-Grenfell Health is facilitating a study to determine the prevalence of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection and Cervical Dysplasia in women of the Labrador-Grenfell Health region. Other partners in this study are the provincial Public Health Laboratory Division, the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg and local aboriginal organizations, including the Nunatsiavut Government, Innu First Nations and Labrador Métis Nation.

by NationTalk on January 18, 20101213 Views

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Media Advisory/Photo Op – BODY WORLDS launches The I Quit Campaign during National Non-Smoking Week

Toronto, Jan. 14 – The Ontario Science Centre is marking National Non-Smoking week with I Quit – the smoking cessation program developed by the creators of BODY WORLDS. This launch is part of a joint event between the Ministry of Health Promotion, the Ontario Cancer Society, the Ontario Lung Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres.

by NationTalk on January 18, 20101325 Views

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Agreement Signed For Cancer Centre For The North

For Immediate Release
Jan. 15, 2010

Ministry of Health Services
BC Cancer Agency
Northern Health

PRINCE GEORGE – Today the BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North project took a major step forward with the signing of the final partnership agreement with Plenary Health.

by NationTalk on January 15, 20101312 Views

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For Public Comment – “Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples In Canada”

Foreword

The Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics (the Panel) is pleased to announce the early release of the revised draft version of Chapter 9 (“Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples in Canada”) of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS) for further public comment. The early release of this chapter is provided in response to requests made by a number of individuals and groups in the Aboriginal community and the research community at large.

by NationTalk on January 14, 20101390 Views

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