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Newly launched centre hosts day focused on patient-oriented research in Saskatchewan

The newly launched Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR), headquartered at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), will host a one-day research profile event on Wednesday, May 17 at TCU Place in Saskatoon. May 16, 2017 The event is designed to connect people interested in patient-oriented research and to highlight SCPOR’s role in this […]

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Kinew James inquest hears poorly managed diabetes led to inmate’s death – Advocate Daily

SASKATOON – A forensic pathologist has testified that poorly managed diabetes led to a Saskatoon Regional Psychiatric Centre inmate’s death. Dr. Shaun Ladham took the stand Tuesday at an inquest into the death of Kinew James, 35, who died in her cell at the centre in January 2013. The inquiry has previously heard she suffered […]

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Celebrating 10 years of children’s health services at St. Mary’s Wellness and Education Centre

Representatives from Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, and the Saskatoon Tribal Council signed a memorandum of understanding to celebrate, and enhance, a 10-year partnership. An innovative, community-based model of well-being—bringing the doctor’s office into the school—took shape 10 years ago at St. Mary’s. Responding to the […]

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Province releases interim report into domestic violence homicides in Saskatchewan – StarPhoenix

May 11, 2017 An interim report providing “needed insight” into domestic violence in Saskatchewan has gathered data from 48 cases of domestic homicide and nine domestic violence-related suicides that took place over the course of a decade. The interim report, released Thursday by the provincial government, found two-thirds of victims between 2005 and 2014 were […]

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Ministry of Justice Releases Domestic Violence Death Report

May 11, 2017The Ministry of Justice has released its interim report on domestic violence death in Saskatchewan as part of the Domestic Violence Death Review.“This report provides us with needed insight into this issue, and I’m very happy to see continued progress on this important issue,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said.  “This […]

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Bear Witness Day brings awareness to Jordan’s Principle – CBC

Society urges Canadians to snap photos of teddy bears and post them to social media May 10, 2017 Spirit Bear is not a household name, but he has become the symbol of Jordan’s Principle, a child’s-first principle meant to ensure that First Nation children receive the health care they need without delays. He is a […]

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Message from the Minister of Health – National Nursing Week – May 8-14, 2017

From Health Canada Canadian nurses make up the largest group of health professionals in our country, and they play a vital role in our healthcare system. Each year, National Nursing Week honours nurses for the many ways in which they are working to improve the health of Canadians. This year’s theme — “#YESThisIsNursing” — speaks […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201719 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health International Day of the Midwife 2017 – May 5, 2017

Today, across Canada and around the world, we recognize and celebrate the work midwives do in providing and strengthening healthcare for women, their babies and their families. This year’s theme – “Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!” – reflects the important services midwives provide during pregnancy, labour, birth and after a baby is born. […]

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Saskatchewan Justice to be Honoured by Medical Hall of Fame – Sasknow.ca

04 May 2017 If there had been no Justice Emmett Hall, we may not have had Universal Healthcare in Canada. The late Hall was the man who wrote the legislation around Canada’s universal healthcare system, and will be enshrined into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Thursday. Hall is one of 6 inductees to enter […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 201722 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health: Mental Health Week – May 1 – 7, 2017

From Public Health Agency of Canada Mental Health Week provides an opportunity for us to think about our own mental health and what we can do – as individuals and in our communities – to strengthen our resilience when we face challenges. It is also a time to talk about mental health and reduce the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201715 Views

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