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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, 201813 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) […]

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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, 201813 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, 201815 Views

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Former PAGC grand chief starts medical transportation service – StarPhoenix

May 14, 2018 The former grand chief of the Prince Albert Grand Council is starting a medical transportation service for people from Indigenous communities after the closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company. Ron Michel said patients trying to get from Prince Albert to Saskatoon for hospital appointments have had to use taxis since the provincial […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201816 Views

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Mental Health Week launched in North Battleford – Saskatchewan Union of Nurses

Representatives from the City of North Battleford joined the Battlefords Canadian Mental Health Association and other supporters to proclaim Mental Health Week at a ceremony outside City Hall Monday. The city raised the CMHA flag as a youth drumming group from Poundmaker First Nation performed to honour the occasion. Mayor Ryan Bater said it’s important […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201813 Views

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Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors

May 7, 2018          Gatineau, Quebec                                  Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and society. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to empowering all Canadians, including seniors, to contribute to and share in the prosperity of the country. In support of this commitment, the Honourable […]

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Ban on pop sales on Sask. First Nations schools advocated – Starphoenix

April 27, 2018 Carlin Nordstrom wants Indigenous communities to ban pop from their schools. “It’s an epidemic on, I would say, 90 per cent of Indigenous communities,” says Nordstrom, the owner of Kisik Sports, Health and Wellness. Nordstrom gives motivational talks in Indigenous schools in Saskatchewan and Alberta, where he’s witnessed shockingly high sugar consumption. […]

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Women reclaiming traditional birth practices at Sturgeon Lake gathering – paNOW

Ancient birth practices were the topic of discussion at a recent gathering held at the Sturgeon Lake First Nation Community Hall. Smoke from sage gently wafted around the building as women from across the country gathered to talk about the traditional teachings and practices around childbirth. The discussions were helped along by members of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201817 Views

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Children’s advocate says wait for mental health help in Saskatchewan shameful – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 24, 2018 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s children’s advocate says wait times for youth mental-health services in the province are unacceptable. Corey O’Soup says young people shouldn’t have to wait for up to two years to see a psychiatrist. “The wait times for mental-health services experienced by children […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201815 Views

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