Monthly Archives: December 2011

Alberta First Nations health centres embrace the cloud

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

Balking at the increasingly large piles of paperwork, four First Nations communities in Alberta turned to OKAKI Health Intelligence Inc., a leading provider of public health data management in the province, to create a web-based system to record and track … Continue reading

New First Nations and Inuit Seasonal Flu Materials

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

Health Canada recently released seasonal flu awareness materials tailored for First Nations and Inuit communities. The information focuses on flu prevention messages. The pamphlet, poster, radio and print public service announcements are available online and in communities. Learn more at www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/flu. Continue reading

Call for Interest The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM) is inviting applications for their Campaign to Protect the Future of Aboriginal Communities: Promoting the Profession and the Practice of Aboriginal Midwifery

// // Posted in NAHO Bulletin Board

Submission Deadline: January 20th, 2012 Notification of Acceptance: February 15th, 2012 Is your community interested in finding out more about Aboriginal midwifery? Is your community in the process of accessing midwifery services? This Call for Interest is for Aboriginal communities … Continue reading

Employment Opportunity: Family Treatment Counselor

// // Posted in Careers, NAHO Bulletin Board

The Centre is an accredited family addictions treatment program. We are extending an invitation to interested individuals who possess the required qualifications and education background. Family Treatment Counselors are an integral part of a treatment team and responsible for ensuring … Continue reading

Career Opportunity: Addictions Program, Family service

// // Posted in Careers, NAHO Bulletin Board

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s leading Addiction and Mental Health teaching hospital. CAMH succeeds in transforming the lives of people affected by addiction and mental illness, by applying the latest in scientific advances, through integrated … Continue reading

CyberWolves come to Kuujjuaq

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

CyberWolf and former aboriginal role model Inez Jasper spoke  with Jaanimmarik students Elijah Sequaluk and Harriet Koneak as the school launched its CyberWolf program. Source: Nunatsiaq Read More >>

Journal of Aboriginal Health, Call For Papers: Inuit Health Research and Community Innovations

// // Posted in Inuit, What's New at NAHO

CALL FOR PAPERS Inuit Health Research and Community Innovations The National Aboriginal Health Organization is calling for papers to be considered for publication in the fall 2012 issue of the ‘Journal of Aboriginal Health’. This issue will be devoted to … Continue reading

First Nations Environment Health Innovation Network E-News

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

The November edition of the FNEHIN E-news is out. In it you will find items on research funding opportunities, as well as useful information on environmental issues of concern to First Nations people. Continue reading

Population Projections by Aboriginal Identity in Canada, 2006 to 2031

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

It is well established that in the first centuries following the settlement of Europeans in America, the Aboriginal populations in Canada declined substantially. However, it is equally clear that the 20th century was marked by a demographic rebound that shows … Continue reading

Métis Centre of NAHO and MNBC to Launch Resources for Women at Risk of Sexual Exploitation

// // Posted in Metis, What's New at NAHO

Vancouver (December 6, 2011) – On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the Métis Centre of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) and Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) are co-hosting a ceremony honouring Métis women … Continue reading

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