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Final volume of landmark report explores health care, language, culture, food security in First Nations communities

July 24, 2018 | The second volume of the National Report of the First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase 3, released today by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), provides unparalleled insight into a wide array of factors, from language and culture to health-care access and food security, that affect the health and well-being […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201816 Views

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SHA and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Today, at Back to Batoche the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to achieve better health outcomes for Métis people. Senior representatives from Saskatchewan Health Authority and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan signed a formal agreement establishing a framework in which the two sides will work […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201814 Views

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Improving health in women living with HIV – Global News

Dr. Alexandra King, chair of Indigenous health at the University of Saskatchewan, is heading a study to improve health for women living with HIV. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4347416/improving-health-in-women-living-with-hiv/

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201816 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201814 Views

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Lots of people need to eat’: New food security program turns food waste into meals at All Nations Hope – CBC

A summer student’s idea now has bags of donated food coming in from Regina businesses Jul 09, 2018 Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Paige Klarer drives around and picks up day-old food from café​s in Regina. The bags full of scones, bread, buns, cinnamon buns and muffins are packed into green containers before she takes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201825 Views

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SK Government: Residents encouraged to get Tested for HIV

June 27, 2018 Second Annual HIV Testing Day Recognized in Saskatchewan Free HIV testing will be offered at public events across Saskatchewan today,  in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of testing and reducing HIV stigma. “Getting tested for HIV is important so people can receive timely diagnosis, treatment and support, or confirm […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201838 Views

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Progress Update – Action Plan: Building a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

June 27, 2018 Since the last public update in June 2017 of the CIHR Action Plan to strengthen Indigenous health research (IHR) in Canada, CIHR has made tangible progress towards its commitments to build a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. CIHR has focused on strategic leadership, peer review, capacity building, and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201827 Views

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Conceptualizing the Role of a Strategist for Outreach and Indigenous Engagement to Lead Recruitment and Retention of Indigenous Students – Longwoods.com

A number of universities have introduced Indigenous student-specific programming to improve recruitment. These programs target the needs of Indigenous students and often impart a sense of comfort or belonging that may be more difficult to obtain in a mainstream program. The University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, implemented a Learn Where You Live delivery model […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201824 Views

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FCC announces partnership to promote mental health support network

FCC announces partnership to promote mental health support network Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has entered into a partnership with the Do More Agriculture (DMA) Foundation to create a network of mental health first aiders who can identify and support producers coping with difficult or unfortunate circumstances. Under the one-year pilot project, FCC is contributing $50,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201829 Views

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New First Nations fitness and wellness academy unveiled in Saskatoon – MBC Network Radio

Jun 13, 2018 The Saskatoon Tribal Council and the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools released plans for a new fitness and wellness academy at E.D. Feehan Catholic High School today. The miyo machihowin Academy (Cree for healthy living) is for First Nations students and complements existing Indigenous language and cultural programming at the school. The Academy […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201840 Views

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