NAHO News, July 2011
Acualités d'ONSA, juillet 2011


NAHO Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Elder William Commanda

On hearing the news of the passing of Elder William Commanda, NAHO expresses its deepest condolences to his family.  Grandfather Commanda will be missed, but his wisdom and spiritual leadership have made an indelible mark on Aboriginal peoples and Canada that will be carried on for generations.


2011 First Nations Health Managers Conference

NAHO will be attending the 1st National Annual conference November 22 to 24, 2011 at the Delta inWinnipeg. The theme of the 2011 conference is Celebrating and Sharing our Inherent Knowledge in Health Leadership and Management.

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Can a TV series on Inuit wellness promote social change?

Published in the current issue of the International Journal of Circumpolar Health, this paper provides evaluation highlights of a collaborative Pan-Arctic Inuit Wellness TV Series that Inuit Tuttarvingat broadcast live in Alaska and Canada in May 2009.

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Mental wellness is a top Inuit health priority

Mental wellness encompasses many things, including mental health, suicide prevention, mental illness, violence reduction, and prevention and treatment of addictions and substance abuse. For a list of our resources on mental wellness, and new links to other materials, visit our web page. >>

Developing Inuit Research Capacity and Access to Statistics

Inuit Tuttarvingat recently completed coordination of a 2 year, multi-partner project to develop Inuit research capacity and access to statistics. View a presentation on Naasautit:

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Apply for a First Nations Health Student Bursary!

The FNC is pleased to announce our 2011 First Nations Health Bursary Program that awards five bursaries of $1000 each to First Nations students currently enrolled and attending academic programs related to the advancement of First Nations health.

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