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Coroner’s office starts releasing stats on suicide deaths in Saskatchewan – CBC

More men than women died by suicide, high numbers of young people, statistics show Aug 16, 2018 Nearly 1,900 people in Saskatchewan have lost their lives to suicide in the past 12 years, according to new figures published by the provincial coroner. Posted to the corner’s website, the statistics show how many suicide deaths its […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201827 Views

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Saskatchewan AIDS worker calls for more drug pipes to combat high HIV rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 12, 2018  By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ An AIDS support worker in Saskatchewan says pipes should be more available to drug users if the province wants to reduce HIV rates that are among the highest in North America. Jason Mercredi of AIDS Saskatoon said there aren’t any pipes available […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201830 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201821 Views

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Pelican Lake First Nation under boil water advisory – MBC News

Jul 31, 2018 Pelican Lake First Nation is under a boil water advisory after it was discovered that the community’s main water treatment plant was experiencing low chlorine in the drinking water supply. The advisory, which was issued Sunday, impacts all homes and community buildings connected to the drinking waterlines in the north and south […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201841 Views

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New federal funding strengthens the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women

From: Status of Women Canada News release July 30, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Status of Women Canada Indigenous women hold important places as leaders in their families and communities, as givers and caretakers of life, as peacemakers, peacekeepers, and protectors. By creating the conditions for Indigenous women to succeed, we are also supporting their […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201888 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2018

Today, millions of people around the world are taking part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Despite the fact that hepatitis and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are largely preventable and treatable, these infections remain a significant public health concern in Canada. It is estimated that up to 246,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201835 Views

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It does scare me’: New HIV strains highlight need for more testing, less stigma, says man living with virus – CBC

Research shows mutated HIV strains progress more quickly than expected Jul 27, 2018 For an Indigenous man with HIV who is living in Saskatchewan, news of mutating strains of the virus circulating in the province came as a shock. “It does scare me,” said Cote First Nation resident Darryl Caldwell, who has been living with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201828 Views

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Mutated strains of HIV in Saskatchewan causing illness quicker: study – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2018 AMSTERDAM _ Research suggests mutated strains of HIV circulating in Saskatchewan are leading to faster-developing AIDS-related illnesses among Indigenous people. Physicians in the province are seeing cases where people have advanced very quickly from being relatively healthy to having an extremely compromised immune system. “Instead of it taking years, sometimes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201819 Views

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Mutated strains of HIV in Saskatchewan causing illness quicker: Study – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2018  AMSTERDAM _ Mutated strains of HIV circulating in Saskatchewan are leading to faster-developing AIDS-related illnesses in the Indigenous population, new research has shown. The research from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Simon Fraser University was presented at the 2018 AIDS Conference in Amsterdam on Thursday. It showed […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201821 Views

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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, 201820 Views

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