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Government of Saskatchewan Assisting Emergency Medical Services and Northern Medical Taxi Operators

August 30, 2022 Government is providing a one-time fuel subsidy of $2.85 million to ambulance operators in the province in recognition of inflationary pressures, including sharply rising fuel costs, which have resulted in increasing financial pressures for emergency medical services (EMS). Government is also providing $218,000 to Northern Medical Taxi (NMT) providers in 2022-23 to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2022165 Views

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Sask. AI x-ray project first of its kind in Canada – iHeartRadio

August 16th 2022 An artificial intelligence (AI) project is expanding healthcare for remote communities in Saskatchewan. Synthesis Health has delivered portable x-ray machines to Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation. According to the company’s chief medical officer, Deepak Kaura, it’s the first in Canada. “A lot of these communities have never had x-ray, you know, patients travelled […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202235 Views

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Booking COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Six Months to Five Years Starts July 21 and 22

July 20, 2022 Priority for immunocompromised children With Health Canada’s approval of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children six months up to five years, vaccination clinics will start this week. Saskatchewan will be receiving a limited supply of approximately 13,000 doses of the vaccine in its first delivery, so the appointments will open first to those […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202293 Views

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A year of pain and healing since 751 unmarked graves announced at Cowessess First Nation – CBC

For members of Cowessess, last year’s announcement confirmed what the community already knew WARNING: This story contains distressing details. A year has passed since Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme announced to Canada that what are believed to be 751 unmarked graves had been found at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School, about 140 kilometres east […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2022103 Views

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Counselling support program for Indigenous families uses mixed-healing approach – Global News

June 24, 2022 Elders at Regina’s Caring Hearts support program are using land-based healing, sharing circles and other traditional healing processes to help Indigenous people through bereavement and as an act of reconciliation. Formerly known as Regina Palliative Care Inc., then Regina Greystone Bereavement Center, and now Caring Hearts, it’s a program that provides counselling services […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202254 Views

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Rapid Access To Addictions Medicine Clinic In North Battleford Celebrates Grand Opening

June 23, 2022 A new clinic in North Battleford is helping people who need addictions services and support. The Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinic provides quick access to specialized addictions treatment services. A multi-disciplinary care team of physicians, nurses, and addiction counsellors helps individuals get started on a treatment journey. It connects individuals […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202259 Views

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Lac La Ronge Indian Band Woodland Wellness Centre Celebrates Grand Opening

June 21, 2022 Today, Mental Health and Addictions, Seniors and Rural and Remote Health Minister Everett Hindley joined Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) representatives, local dignitaries and community members for the grand opening of the Woodland Wellness Centre. The provincial government contributed one-time capital funding of $2.5 million toward the mental health healing and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2022137 Views

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Rouleau students taking action to end First Nation drinking water advisories – Discover Moose Jaw

Jun 20 2022 Tristan Friesen’s Grade 5 and 6 students at Rouleau School are putting out a call to action and raising awareness of drinking water advisories on First Nation reserves. As part of their social studies class, the students were learning about why these issues are occurring and what is being done about it. “It’s […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202252 Views

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Traditional birthing a step toward reclaiming health care sovereignty – National Post

Jun 16, 2022 Indigenous people have historically faced racism and discrimination when seeking medical treatment, and this continues today, says CMA president When Ashley Rabbitskin went into labour in February 2022, her mother, two midwives and other women trained in supporting traditional childbirth joined her in the healing lodge at Sturgeon Lake First Nation in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202249 Views

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Saskatoon Tribal Council: Emergency Wellness Centre Update

Jun 13, 2022 On Thursday, June 9, 2022, Tribal Chief Mark Arcand of the Saskatoon Tribal Council held a press event at the Emergency Wellness Centre where it was announced that the City of Saskatoon’s City Council unanimously voted on extending the lease of the Wellness Centre another year until the end of April 2023 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 202253 Views

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