NAHO News, September 2011
Acualités d'ONSA, septembre 2011


NAHO Speaker Series: A Healthy Life at the Top of the World with Lisa Koperqualuk

NAHO is honoured to have Lisa come and speak about her experiences at Everest and beyond.  Please join us in hearing her speak of her perspectives on Inuit health.

Thursday, October 13
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (lunch included)
NAHO boardroom, 14th floor
220 Laurier Ave. West
Ottawa, ON


R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, October 11

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October 2-8 is Mental Awareness Week

In acknowledgement of Mental Awareness Week NAHO is providing the following resources for First Nations, Inuit and Métis, to help them better understand the health issues around mental health.

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

The 40 page research report, Inuit Child Welfare and Family Support: Policies, Programs and Strategies examines the key issues for Inuit child welfare and provides examples of efforts by Inuit and other Canadian Aboriginal and International Indigenous Peoples to improve these services.

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Oral Health Public Service Announcements

Beaufort Delta Preschool Oral Health Committee has made a video on oral health available on youtube.

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The First Nations Centre is pleased to be collaborating with the First Nations Health Managers Association for their Annual Conference.

The conference will be held in Winnipeg this November 22-24. The program will focus on Health Issues, Challenges,
Innovations and Successes with subject matter experts
presenting at concurrent workshops.

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Upcoming from the FNC: Sexual Health Webinar

The FNC is collaborating with Saint Elizabeth Health Care to produce a two-part webinar based on the FNC Sexual Health Toolkit.

Six Principles of Ethical Métis Research

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.

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Subscribe to the Journal of Aboriginal Health

With 2 new issues, including a special HPV issue, coming out this Fall, now is a great time to subscibe to NAHO's Journal of Aboriginal Health. Subscription is free and gives access to the latest issues and news about the Journal, including calls for papers. 

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