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Notice Program spells out options on IAP and ADR Records: My Records, My Choice

Former students at Indian Residential Schools can keep their records private, share them, or preserve them for history. Regina, January 14 2019 — The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat has launched a program to alert former students who made claims of abuse at Indian Residential Schools about their options on what happens to the records […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201914 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for a new Opioid Stewardship Program in Saskatchewan

January 10, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Health Canada The opioid crisis is a complex public health issue that requires a comprehensive and collaborative approach. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting increased engagement with health professionals to ensure that opioid medications are available to people who need them, while limiting the potential for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 10, 201914 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201830 Views

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New Mental Health Training Program For Physicians Launching This Week

December 5, 2018 A new training program that will better equip physicians to assess and treat mental health conditions in children and youth is launching this week in Saskatoon. The REACH Institute’s Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care program is being presented by the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Division at the University of Saskatchewan, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201831 Views

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‘Healthy Active Natives’ Group Inspires Thousands Of Indigenous People To Get Healthy – HuffPost Canada

An Indigenous personal trainer wanted to see a healthy Indigenous community online. So he created one. When Waylon Pahona began his online search for an Indigenous wellness community, he didn’t get any results. He Googled, scoured Facebook and YouTube, but found nothing. “I used to work as a personal trainer in a physical therapy setting […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201823 Views

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Saskatchewan Health Authority Marks One-Year Milestone

December 04, 2018 One year after beginning operations, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is better positioned than ever to build a health system that truly works for patients, families and residents and achieve its vision of Healthy People, Healthy Saskatchewan. ​“December 4, 2017, is not the day we amalgamated, it is the day we came […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201827 Views

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Funding Agreement Enhances Saskatoon Tribal Council’s Harm Reduction Program

December 3, 2018 Harm reduction services in Saskatoon are getting a boost thanks to a multi-year funding agreement between the Saskatchewan Government, Indigenous Services Canada and the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC). The Ministry of Health, through the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and Indigenous Services Canada will each contribute a total of $825,000 between October 2018 and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201836 Views

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Children with arthritis lack vitamin D – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 23, 2018 By Alan Rosenberg, Professor, University of Saskatchewan; Hassan Vatanparast, Professor Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, and Sarah Finch, PhD Candidate in Nutrition and Registered Dietician, University of Saskatchewan THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201841 Views

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Home Care Individualized Funding In Saskatchewan Gets A $1.2 Million Boost

October 30, 2018 More Saskatchewan residents will now have access to Home Care Individualized Funding.  The province is investing an additional $1.2 million annually to expand the Individualized Funding option.  This will reduce wait lists and assist with creating capacity within the existing home care program. “Individualized Funding allows home care clients more choice and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201836 Views

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Russell Wangersky: Riding the trauma bandwagon – The Chronicle Herald

Warning: some may find this column triggering. They probably shouldn’t. I started thinking about this when I read about an incident at a writers’ festival in Vancouver, where an Indigenous speaker was verbally confronted by an audience member. What stuck with me was a line in the Globe and Mail about the scene from a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201865 Views

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