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Theme for Aboriginal Nurses Day May 11, 2015

PRESS RELEASE Ottawa, ON – April 8, 2015 Aboriginal Nurses Day May 11 2015 The Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada is extremely pleased with the response from its membership in stating the Indigenous theme for National Nurses Week in Canada May 11 – 16, 2015. Each year, Aboriginal Nurses Day kicks off the week of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015845 Views

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Harper Government invests in housing in Prince Albert

April 7, 2015 – Prince Albert, Saskatchewan – Employment and Social Development Canada The Harper Government has provided funding for a project that will prevent and combat homelessness in Prince Albert. Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 20154372 Views

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Statement: Marketing of Unhealthy Food and Beverages to Kids

March 31, 2015 The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) welcomes the opportunity to join world health organizations, researchers, and International and Canadian governments in efforts to ensure children and youth are protected from marketing efforts promoting unhealthy food and beverage consumption. The negative impact of this type of targeted marketing over time has been linked to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2015581 Views

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Statement: Marketing of Unhealthy Food and Beverages to Kids

March 31, 2015 The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) welcomes the opportunity to join world health organizations, researchers, and International and Canadian governments in efforts to ensure children and youth are protected from marketing efforts promoting unhealthy food and beverage consumption. The negative impact of this type of targeted marketing over time has been linked to […]

by NationTalk on March 31, 2015515 Views

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Water Treatment Plant Promises Clean, Fresh Water for Moosomin First Nation

Water system to address growing community needs March 30 – Moosomin First Nation, SK – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulated the community of Moosomin First Nation on the opening of their new water treatment plant. As a more efficient, less costly […]

by NationTalk on March 30, 201511554 Views

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Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice

Inside this issue Editorial – Mobilizing Evidence for Impact: From CDIC to Health Promotion and Chronic Disease PreventionK. Robinson, M. Tracy Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in Canada: prevalence and associations with six health status indicatorsC. Rusu, M. E. Gee, C. Lagacé, M. Parlor A DASH dietary pattern and the risk of colorectal cancer in […]

by NationTalk on March 25, 2015556 Views

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$98 Million in New Savings Achieved throughout Saskatchewan’s Health Care System

March 24, 2015 Combined purchasing power has resulted in more dollars available to patient-centred care in Saskatchewan. Resulting in $98 million in cumulative savings, joint contracting allows 3sHealth to contract to purchase services and products in bulk on behalf of health regions and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. This process has reduced the cost of medical […]

by NationTalk on March 25, 2015501 Views

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Canadian researchers helps fight the battle against TB

March 23rd, 2015 In celebration of World TB Day (March 24th), the Canadian Lung Association salutes our researchers who are helping to fight tuberculosis (TB) The theme for World TB Day 2015 is “Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone” to draw attention to the estimated 3 million people worldwide with TB that are not treated and cured. […]

by NationTalk on March 24, 2015497 Views

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Cross-Partisan Parliamentary Committee Releases a Landmark Report on the State of Disability Law in Canada

March 23, 2015 (Ottawa) – Today, the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care (PCPCC), an ad-hoc, non-partisan committee released a landmark report titled “Not to be Forgotten: Rewriting the Disability Chapter in Canada: A Functional, Forward-Looking Approach” in an effort to foster and accelerate dialogue on disability law-making. The first of its kind, the […]

by NationTalk on March 23, 2015464 Views

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Social Work Week in Saskatchewan

March 16, 2015 The government has proclaimed March 15-21 as Social Work Week in Saskatchewan. “I want to recognize and thank social workers across the province for their work in supporting some of our most vulnerable citizens,” Social Services Minister Donna Harpauer said.  “Across the province, social workers contribute to making Saskatchewan the best place […]

by NationTalk on March 16, 2015438 Views

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