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Children’s Health

Put Inuit culture back into child protection: report

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Inuit

Child welfare services for Inuit children and their families are lagging behind the needs of the regions, says a new report prepared by Inuit Tuttarvingat. The report, Inuit Child Welfare and Family Support, gathered the views of health and social … Continue reading

Child Welfare Services for Inuit Need to Focus on Family Support as Well as Child Safety

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

OTTAWA, ON – Too many Inuit children are involved in the child welfare system and there is not enough support for families in distress to prevent the removal of children, according to a report released by Inuit Tuttarvingat of the … Continue reading

Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada.

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News

Culture is Good Medicine; a profile of the Unama’ki Maternal Child Health program in Eskasoni, the world’s largest Mi’kmaq community with 4,000 residents. Unama’ki Maternal Child Health is just one of many programs highlighted in the Health Council of Canada’s … Continue reading

NAHO Supports Health Council of Canada’s Report on Maternal and Child Health

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

Ottawa, ON –   National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) would like to publicly acknowledge and thank the Health Council of Canada for their recently released report Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada. The 52 page report not … Continue reading

First Nations Centre Launches Special Health Toolkits

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Ottawa, ON (May 16, 2011) – The First Nations Centre (FNC) of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) has launched four toolkits of information relating to specific health issues. The four toolkits are: Making Your Home Safe for Your Baby; … Continue reading