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Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing Tuberculin Skin Test Requirement

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina take precautions against Tuberculous January 28, 2019 – In accordance with Clinical Placement Agreements on immunization, students entering Nursing and Health Sciences practicum programming, including the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program, require Tuberculin Skin Test prior to placement in clinical or health authority work […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201952 Views

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Reserves calling for help with opioid crisis – CTV News

January 22, 2019 Residents in the tri-reserve area suffering the effects of the opioid crisis are renewing their call for help. Last week, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations called for the federal and provincial governments to take action. Yorkton Tribal Council Chief Isabel O’Soup is asking politicians to see the problem for themselves. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201950 Views

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La Loche says more government action still needed 3 years after shooting – CBC

‘If nobody’s there for you, you kind of give up’: Mayor Robert St. Pierre Jan 22, 2019 On January 22, 2016, a young man with a shotgun killed two teens in a home in La Loche, Sask., then went to the local high school, killed two more and injured seven others. Staff and students at the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201948 Views

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New Innovative Wellness Wheel Programs Will Help Address HIV Crisis in Saskatchewan

REGINA, Jan. 21, 2019 – Wellness Wheel, a non-profit organization working to improve access to care for chronic diseases including HIV, is pleased to outline two groundbreaking innovative programs it has launched that will support people living with HIV in Saskatchewan. About 1 in 4 individuals with HIV do not know their status and do not receive the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 201952 Views

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You can’t be Native; you’re too pretty’: Indigenous women speak out against pressure to fit beauty standards – CBC

Some women say full face of makeup, being ‘dressed up’ can make big difference for how they’re treated Jan 18, 2019 Jaqueline Anaquod’s mornings during university involved significant time choosing her outfit, putting on makeup and doing her hair. She wanted to look impeccable. The Indigenous woman also recalls sitting next to a Caucasian student […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201952 Views

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Bridges cover: Diana Bird champions Indigenous food security

January 18, 2019 “We’re just making sure people are getting good quality food.” The ability to buy and cook healthy food is a luxury not afforded to all; nor is a locally sourced diet. Diana Bird believes wild, foraged, seasonal and homegrown foods are the way for Indigenous people to regain their health. Bird uses […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201960 Views

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Notice Program spells out options on IAP and ADR Records: My Records, My Choice

Former students at Indian Residential Schools can keep their records private, share them, or preserve them for history. Regina, January 14 2019 — The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat has launched a program to alert former students who made claims of abuse at Indian Residential Schools about their options on what happens to the records […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201985 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for a new Opioid Stewardship Program in Saskatchewan

January 10, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Health Canada The opioid crisis is a complex public health issue that requires a comprehensive and collaborative approach. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting increased engagement with health professionals to ensure that opioid medications are available to people who need them, while limiting the potential for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 10, 201962 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201866 Views

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New Mental Health Training Program For Physicians Launching This Week

December 5, 2018 A new training program that will better equip physicians to assess and treat mental health conditions in children and youth is launching this week in Saskatoon. The REACH Institute’s Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care program is being presented by the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Division at the University of Saskatchewan, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201852 Views

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