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Funding for Addictions Prevention and Treatment Services in First Nations Communities across Canada

Government of Canada invests in supports and services to address prescription drug abuse April 14, 2015 – Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan – Health Canada The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding that will enhance access to addictions supports for prescription drug abuse (PDA) for First Nations living on-reserve across the country. Prescription drug […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2015511 Views

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Minister Ambrose will make an announcement to support First Nation communities

Health Canada NOTICE TO THE MEDIA April 13, 2015 The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health will announce an important health investment for First Nations Mental Health and Addictions. Following the announcement media are invited to tour the Leading Thunderbird Lodge as well as the All Nations’ Healing Hospital. Date April 14, 2015 Time Announcement: […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2015474 Views

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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, 2015952 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, 20154486 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, 2015663 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, 2015617 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, 201512061 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, 2015656 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, 2015595 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, 2015594 Views

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