Monthly Archives: October 2011

Career Opportunity: Environment Director

// // Posted in Careers, NAHO Bulletin Board

Environment Director Refer to competition number 11-10-017 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is seeking a dynamic and team oriented individual to direct the Environmental Stewardship Unit and implement the strategic priorities, mandate and mission of the … Continue reading

Culture as Treatment series: Health from an Aboriginal Perspective

// // Posted in Conferences, NAHO Bulletin Board, Workshops

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health Presents: Culture as Treatment series Health from an Aboriginal Perspective. October 31 – November 2, 2011 9:30 – 4:00pm Richelieu Vanier Community Centre 300 des Peres-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON Traditional Health Experts … Learning From … Continue reading

Aboriginal Nutrition Network: Feeding Mind, Body and Spirit

// // Posted in Conferences, NAHO Bulletin Board

Feeding Mind, Body and Spirit A Gathering of Dietitian and Nutrition Professionals working with Aboriginal Communities in Canada December 6-7, 2011 Good nutrition is crucial in determining the health and well being of Aboriginal people in Canada. In 2007, Health … Continue reading

Career Opportunity: Primary Health Care Coordinator

// // Posted in Careers, NAHO Bulletin Board

A non-profit, health organization supporting Aboriginal Peoples, located in Prince George, is looking for a Primary Health Care Coordinator of Aboriginal descent to join their team. In conjunction with the Executive Director, the Primary Health Care Coordinator will provide leadership to … Continue reading

Cultural Safety Coordinator, Vancouver Island Health Authority

// // Posted in Careers, NAHO Bulletin Board

Take a leading role in implementing VIHA’s Cultural Safety Framework for the Aboriginal clients. As a key member of the Aboriginal Health Program, the Cultural Safety Coordinator will be responsible for implementing Vancouver Island Health Authority’s Cultural Safety Framework within … Continue reading

Career Opportinity: Employment Readiness Support Counselor

// // Posted in Careers, NAHO Bulletin Board

Full-Time (35 hrs/wk), Indeterminate Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI), which provides a range of programs and services to Inuit, is seeking an Employment Readiness Support Counselor to assist Inuit who are seeking employment and training opportunities. The Employment Readiness Support Counselor works … Continue reading

NAHO Welcomes Patrick Augustine to Board of Directors

// // Posted in NAHO Media Releases, What's New at NAHO

Ottawa (October 12, 2011) – The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Patrick Augustine will join the Board as a community representative.  Mr. Augustine is Mi’kmaq from Elsipogtog First Nation in … Continue reading

First Aid for Mental health

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

From applying band-aids and fashioning splints to phoning 911, many Canadians know the basics of physical first aid, but few know what to do or who to call in the case of a mental health emergency. Every year, hundreds of … Continue reading

Northern Health CEO discusses new First Nations Health Authority

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, First Nations

Last week, the Federal and BC governments signed an agreement that will give First Nations in British Columbia a direct say in how health services are provided in their communities, by creating a First Nations Health Authority. The newly-formed First … Continue reading

Métis at higher risk of stroke: study

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Metis

People of Métis origin are at 25 per cent higher risk of stroke than other Manitobans, according to a study by the Manitoba Métis Federation and the University of Manitoba. Factors such as smoking and diabetes lead to higher risk … Continue reading

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