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A different way: Midwifery guides renewal of traditional birth practices – The Star Phoenix

May 17, 2019 Eileen Thomas — a grandmother of 24 and great-grandmother of 19 — is sometimes accused of talking too much. It’s hard to imagine that many years ago, when the Salteaux woman was just starting her family, there were times she felt too nervous to speak up. Thomas recalls one of those instances. […]

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Stanley Mission nurse wins national award – MBC Network Radio Online

May 15, 2019 A Stanley Mission nurse has received a national award for excellence in health care. Janet McKenzie, who is a member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, is one of three recipients of the Indigenous Services Canada Award of Excellence in Nursing. McKenzie says she was caught of guard when she got […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201928 Views

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Crystal meth crisis on Saskatchewan First Nation traced to 2015 wildfire evacuation – CBC

Officials at Montreal Lake Cree Nation identify 600 meth users in community of 1,200 May 14, 2019 Clifford Bird traces the crystal methamphetamine crisis on the Montreal Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan back to the wildfire evacuation in the summer of 2015. Bird is the health director of the First Nation and knows first-hand the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201928 Views

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Advocate for Children and Youth to Host Youth Led Conference on Mental Health Canadian Mental Health Association Mental Health Week May 6-12, 2019

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, is hosting a youth led conference on the topic of youth mental health that will take place on May 9 & 10, 2019 in Saskatoon during the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Annual Mental Health Week (May 6 to 12, 2019). The conference, entitled, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201937 Views

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Mental health, addictions among major issues noted in Sask. Children’s Advocate 2018 report – 620 CKRM.com

April 30, 2019 Addressing mental health and addictions remains one of the biggest concerns in the 2018 annual report from Saskatchewan’s Advocate for Children and Youth. The 45 page report, from Corey O’Soup, documents 20 child and youth deaths in 2018, an increase of two from the year prior. Of those deaths, eight were by […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201918 Views

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Petition calls for equality for Indigenous people in health care delivery – Global News

University of Saskatchewan pharmacy Prof. Jaris Swidrovich talks about taking part in a United Nations forum on Indigenous issues and his petition to the federal government on Indigenous health. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/5220505/petition-calls-for-equality-for-indigenous-people-in-health-care-delivery

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201918 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for projects that improve accessibility for persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada April 25, 2019 Regina, Saskatchewan Employment and Social Development Canada Ensuring Canadians of all abilities have safer, easier access to our public spaces and workplaces. Today, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, announced financial support of more than $11 million over two […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201928 Views

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SK Government: Contest Winner Helps Kick Off National Immunization Awareness Week

April 18, 2019 Iain MacKenzie, a Grade 6 student at Regina Christian School knows why immunizations are important. “Immunizations are important because without them we would be much more susceptible to potentially fatal diseases,” MacKenzie said. “I feel it is my responsibility to be immunized so that those who can’t have vaccines can still be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201940 Views

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201959 Views

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Schizophrenia Society of Sask. pilot project aims to reach underserved groups – The Star Phoenix

“No matter how much any of us claim to be professionals, the people who are living with that illness are the true professionals.” March 19, 2019 Thanks to a grant from the City of Regina, the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan is close to launching a pilot project aimed at reaching historically underserved and marginalized groups. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2019147 Views

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