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CMAJ: “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being

May 22, 2018 Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental health services in urban settings generally have not been adapted to serve the needs of Indigenous patients. We explored how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement. METHODS: We conducted qualitative interviews of participants enrolled in a 6-month prospective mixed-methods […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 20184 Views

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Government of Canada signs Health MOU with Onion Lake Cree Nation in Treaty 6

May 17, 2018 – Onion Lake Cree Nation, Treaty 6 Territory – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working together with First Nations to develop ‎a new type of funding arrangement for the improved delivery of health services that is respectful of Treaty rights and relationships.‎ The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201818 Views

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Nurse wins national award – Battlefords News-Optimist

May 17, 2018 Bodiene Dussion is just getting back to work after accepting an award in Ottawa. Last week, Dussion, a community health nurse at Saulteaux First Nation, accepted an Award for Excellence in Nursing. The award “celebrates the dedication, initiative and excellence of nurses employed by First Nations communities, Indigenous Services Canada and Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20189 Views

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Exploring Indigenous traditional healing in the treatment of diabetes – StarPhoenix

Diabetes continues to be a top health concern for Indigenous people in Canada and many are deciding to pair contemporary medical treatments with traditional healing methods May 17, 2018 Diabetes continues to be a top health concern for Indigenous people in Canada and many are deciding to pair contemporary medical treatments with traditional healing methods. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada announces $37.5M investment for Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections programs and services for First Nations and Inuit

May 16, 2018 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations and Inuit communities to reduce the unacceptably high rates of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, today announced $37.5 million in funding over 5 years […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 20189 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health with Onion Lake Cree Nation

Saskatchewan – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Okimaw Wallace Fox, Chief of Wicekaskosiw Sakahikan Nehiyaw Askiy (Onion Lake Cree Nation) will participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to support health care transformation for Onion Lake communities. A brief media availability will take place following […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201816 Views

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Three U of S researchers awarded grants to help improve Indigenous health

Three University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers are among six recipients of the Patient-Oriented Research Leader Awards recently announced by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) and the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR) for projects focused on Indigenous health, mental health and addictions. May 14, 2018 These jointly funded awards will support research […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201810 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to Announce Significant Investments to Support Health Programs and Services for Indigenous Peoples

Regina – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will announce significant investments to support programs and services for Indigenous Peoples related to Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). A brief media availability will take place following the announcement. Date:  May 16, 2018 Time: 9:15 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (MDT) […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201810 Views

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Federal deal with Saskatchewan will see money targeted on smaller health centres – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 14, 2018  REGINA _ The governments of Saskatchewan and Canada have inked an agreement on health care funding that promises spending in home and community care and mental health and addictions services. Health Minister Jim Reiter and federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale signed a deal in Regina on Monday that will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201810 Views

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U of S hosts childhood arthritis study launch

May 11, 2018 SASKATOON – Hosted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, a team of 55 Canadian pediatric rheumatology researchers will meet in Saskatoon this weekend to begin a five-year international study on childhood arthritis. The study, which will see collaboration of Canadian and Dutch researchers, including Saskatchewan team […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20189 Views

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