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Editorial: Watch for signs, don’t be afraid to help – StarPhoenix

The people of Saskatchewan take great pride in their kindness and community spirit. We stop to help someone whose car is broken down along the side of the road. We take dinner to a neighbour who just had a new baby. We raise money for a community member who has cancer. But somewhere along the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 20177 Views

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Sask. HIV rate highest in Canada, up 800% in 1 region – CBC

Of 170 new cases in province, 79% of those with the disease self-identified as Indigenous Oct 12, 2017 A year after Saskatchewan doctors called on the provincial government to declare a public health state of emergency over HIV and AIDS, the incidence of both are nearing an all-time high. Dr. Kris Stewart, a physician in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201710 Views

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Saskatoon Health Region responds to proposed sterilization lawsuit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 11, 2017 SASKATOON _ The Saskatoon Health Region has issued a statement on a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging Indigenous women were coerced into undergoing tubal ligations. SHR officials say they respect the rights of the women to pursue legal action. The statement also says the region will continue to provide “safe, respectful […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201711 Views

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Government of Canada invests over $3.7M in innovative health research projects at the University of Regina

Researchers to study Parkinson’s disease, mental health, and Indigenous youth October 11, 2017 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Today, while touring facilities at the University of Regina, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201715 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Goodale to announce health research funding at the University of Regina

From Canadian Institutes of Health Research October 10, 2017 – Regina, Saskatchewan – The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, will visit the University of Regina to tour a lab and announce funding for research projects on mental health, Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201715 Views

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Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience

The investment will provide mentoring and on-the-job training for PhD graduates across the country. October 2, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Traditionally, PhD students receive extensive methodological training and complete a substantive multi-year thesis while working with a supervisor in what is regarded as an apprenticeship-type model. This training is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 20178 Views

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Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 1 – 7, 2017) and World Mental Health Day (October 10, 2017)

Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day provide an opportunity for us to reflect on the importance of mental health in our everyday lives and what we can do to support people living with mental illness. Consider the following statistics: One in three Canadians will experience a mental illness or substance use disorder […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201710 Views

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Suicide prevention help ‘inadequate’ for First Nations people in Saskatchewan: paper – CBC

Suicide rate for First Nations people in province more than four times higher than average Sep 28, 2017 First Nations people in Saskatchewan contemplating suicide face inadequate options for help and those who seek support are often left disappointed, a local clinical psychology practitioner says. Suicide prevention for First Nations people is an urgent health-care […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20177 Views

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We can shine the light in this province on Indigenous health’: University appoints Cameco-funded… – StarPhoenix

‘We can shine the light in this province on Indigenous health’: University appoints Cameco-funded Indigenous health chair September 27, 2017 The University of Saskatchewan’s appointment of a physician dedicated to improving the health of Indigenous people across Saskatchewan will result in “transformational change” in health care, according to the dean of its medical school. “There […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20177 Views

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First Nations authors take on spirituality, alcoholism in Sask. workshop – CBC

Blair Stonechild and Harold Johnson host talk in Saskatoon Sep 25, 2017 Saskatoon’s annual Word On the Street festival kicked off Sunday with a workshop by two authors who get to the heart of major issues ailing First Nations people in the province. The one-day festival features a number of workshop presentations from poets, authors […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20177 Views

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