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All Nations Healing Hospital Expanding Services to Include up to 12 New Dialysis Units

December 18, 2014 (Fort Qu’Appelle, SK) The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, All Nations Healing Hospital (ANHH) and the First Nations Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) made a major announcement today in Rural Renal HealthCare. The ANHH will be building a Chronic Illness Centre in Fort Qu’Appelle, SK, this spring. The Chronic Illness Centre will benefit […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014637 Views

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Touchwood Qu’Appelle Communities Partner to Deliver Better Care

December 10, 2014 Residents in the Touchwood Qu’Appelle area now have improved access to primary health care services thanks to an innovative multi-community partnership.  Fort Qu’Appelle, Balcarres and Lestock are part of the Touchwood Qu’Appelle Primary Health Care Network, which also serves the First Nations in the area. Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 20147348 Views

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Report: Response to Emerging Crisis Between CIHR & the Aboriginal Health Research Community

Dec 1, 2014 A document addressed to the Aboriginal Health Community and Supporters from Co-Chairs from the Steering Committee, Dr. Rod McCormick (Professor at Thompsons Rivers University) and Dr. Fred Wien (Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University) about the emerging crisis that has developed between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Aboriginal Health […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 20149231 Views

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Saskatchewan continues to make Progress on HIV

December 1, 2014 Saskatchewan’s efforts to address HIV are making a difference, as the number of new cases continues to drop. Saskatchewan’s 2013 HIV/AIDS statistical report was released in conjunction with World AIDS Day, December 1. “World AIDS Day gives us an opportunity to reinforce our government’s commitment to reduce HIV rates in our province […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 2014539 Views

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Government Endorces 10-Year Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan

December 1, 2014 Dr. Fern Stockdale Winder, Commissioner of the Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan, today submitted her report to Health Minister Dustin Duncan, recommending improvements to how the province responds to people with mental health and addictions issues. “This report is the culmination of extensive public consultations across the province with a particular […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201410136 Views

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Government Expands Specialized Police and Mental Health Team in Saskatoon

November 28, 2014 The Government of Saskatchewan is continuing its support of Saskatoon’s Police and Crisis Team (PACT), a unique initiative that changes the way mental health crises are handled in Saskatoon. “As the first program of its kind in Saskatchewan, PACT represents an innovative way of handling police calls in mental health crises,” Corrections […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 2014546 Views

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