Aboriginal Health News
January 26, 2012 Sherwood Park… School-based addiction and mental health programs operating in communities throughout Alberta are making a positive impact. “Alberta’s Mental Health Capacity Building in Schools initiative leads the way in providing innovative mental health strategies for children, … Continue reading
Native Women’s Association of Canada 1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 7B7, Telephone 613.722.3033, Facsimile 613.722.7687 Toll Free 1.800.461.4043 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NWAC Announces Family Gathering in Ottawa, Ontario January 26, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – … Continue reading
By Jenn McGarrigle – Nanaimo News Bulletin Published: January 24, 2012 4:00 PM The Vancouver Island Health Authority wants to become the Island’s employer of choice for Aboriginal people. Steve Sxwithul’txw was hired in April 2010 as the health authority’s … Continue reading
First Nations need obesity prevention Socio-economic issues contribute to hypertension, heart disease and diabetes epidemic, report says.
By MARGARET MUNRO, Postmedia News January 26, 2012 Obesity prevention programs, especially for children, are urgently needed in Canada’s First Nations communities, according to a new report. “The health status of aboriginal peoples is profoundly different from that of the … Continue reading
By Pamela Cowan, Leader-Post January 26, 2012 A snapshot of the wellness of residents in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) shows there is work to do before we are the picture of health. Dr. Tania Diener, the region’s medical … Continue reading
Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 24 January 2012 Ottawa, Ontario –To fully understand the causes of the obesity epidemic in Aboriginal children requires an understanding of the unique social and historical factors that shape the Aboriginal community. A review article … Continue reading
Iqaluit, Nunavut (January 23, 2012) – Students from across Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon are participating in Get Reel, a video campaign to create anti-tobacco ads, as part of this year’s pan-territorial Smoke Screening initiative. For the eighth year, the … Continue reading
Elizabeth Métis Settlement and Habitat for Humanity partner to provide affordable home ownership to Métis families
DATE January 26, 2012 LOCATION Elizabeth Métis Settlement Habitat and Elizabeth representatives will sign a first-of-its-kind agreement to provide the Habitat program to Métis families on a settlement in Alberta. ABOUT HFH EDMONTON Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity Edmonton … Continue reading
Winnipeg, Manitoba (January 20, 2012) – At the time of year when millions of people make resolutions to start losing weight, four women are ready to share their personal weight loss journeys with television viewers across Canada. Fit First is … Continue reading
TO SEE AND BE SEEN Sheraton Four Points, 1201 K Street N.W. Washington, District of Columbia, 20005, USA The International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS (IIWGHA) is pleased to announce the International Indigenous Pre-conference on HIV & AIDS, … Continue reading← Older posts Newer posts →
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