NAHO News, April 2011
Acualités d'ONSA, avril 2011



NAHO Contributes to the World Health Organization Background Paper

NAHO was pleased to provide the country specific report for Canada in the recent World Health Report (2010) Background Paper, No 33, titled:  Indigenous Health – Australia, Canada, Aotearoa New Zealand and the United States – Laying claim to a future that embraces health for us all.


New Issue of the Journal of Aboriginal Health Released

The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) is pleased to celebrate the tenth issue of the Journal of Aboriginal Health (JAH). This issue provides examples of how health is influenced and shaped by social networks, in addition to other determinants of health.

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New Report: First Nations, Inuit and Métis: Respiratory Health Initiatives Environmental Scan

In Canada, respiratory diseases result in thousands of deaths each year with costly results, and are a significant burden for Aboriginal Peoples.


NAHO Announces its New Innovative Web Site

The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) is pleased to announce its new innovative web site, New digital and social media tools are in place to help NAHO better promote whole health for First Nations, Inuit and Métis living in urban, rural and remote communities across Canada.


New Fact Sheet: Addressing Mental Illness

In many First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, good health was, and often still is, a result of a balance of ones entire being, ‘mind, body and spirit.’ For First Nations, history, culture, traditions, spirituality and identity are all critical to well being and positive mental health.



First Nations Centre

The First Nations Centre has a brand new website. Let us know what you think!

Naasautit Health Statistics

Launched in 2011, Naasautit: Inuit Health Statistics organizes Inuit-specific statistics and presents these in ways that are easy to understand and use.


Principles of Ethical Métis Research Fact Sheet

Research comes with an inherent responsibility. It is important that researchers adhere to and apply a high level of scientific and ethical standards. This ensures the protection of both the research participants and the researcher. Métis have different experiences of research than First Nations or Inuit, but there is very little information on research ethics specific to Métis.

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