In her first years of life, baby Ella Busby would be rushed to the hospital at least once or twice a month, battling for breath. Severe asthma would make her lethargic, her eyes would draw into her head, her rib … Continue reading
The use of illicit drugs is a serious problem among First Nations, Inuit and Métis. In 2002-2003 26.7% of First Nation adults used marijuana, compared to 14.1% in the Canadian population (Regional Health Survey, 2002-2003). Inuit communities have been even … Continue reading
Ottawa – Today, at a ceremony in Ottawa, three exceptional nurses were recognized for their contribution to nursing in Canadian First Nation and Inuit communities. Goldie White from Makkovik, Labrador; Tracy Daigneault of Warman, Saskatchewan; and Susan Siwik of Parry Sound, Ontario were all awarded with the 2011 First Nations and Inuit Health Branch National Award of Excellence in Nursing. Continue reading
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