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Nain residents encouraged to get screened for TB

November 14, 2018 The Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development, in collaboration with Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (LGH), today launched a campaign aimed at encouraging residents of Nain, who have yet to do so, to get screened for tuberculosis. “By choosing to be screened you are playing a major role towards eliminating TB in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20183 Views

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Applications Being Accepted for Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Fund Program

November 14, 2018 The Department of Health and Community Services is inviting applications for the 2018-19 Community Addictions Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Fund Program. The fund provides financial support to individuals, community groups, schools and non-profit organizations interested in increasing awareness and understanding of mental health and addictions in Newfoundland and Labrador. The application […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20185 Views

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Nunatukavut contributes $5000 to Diabetes Canada through Liz’s Walk

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, November 14, 2018 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced another $5,000 contribution to Diabetes Canada through Liz’s Walk. Liz’s Walk is a cause started by Guy Poole over 13 years ago in memory of his wife, Elizabeth (Liz) Poole, who lost her life to complications from diabetes. Each year, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 20184 Views

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MUN: Hands-on fun at Health for All Festival

Oct. 31, 2018 Bring the whole family to celebrate Memorial University’s second annual Health for All Festival! The Health for All Festival is an opportunity for research teams and members of the public to engage and learn from one another with interactive exhibits, games and other activities. Kids can have fun learning about topics in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 201816 Views

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Russell Wangersky: Riding the trauma bandwagon – The Chronicle Herald

Warning: some may find this column triggering. They probably shouldn’t. I started thinking about this when I read about an incident at a writers’ festival in Vancouver, where an Indigenous speaker was verbally confronted by an audience member. What stuck with me was a line in the Globe and Mail about the scene from a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201813 Views

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2018 APC Health Conference – November 13, 2018 to November 15, 2018

November 13, 2018 9:49am to November 15, 2018 2:00pm Details 2018 APC Health Conference Registration Package Registration + Nomination Agenda Register online at afnhc.eventbrite.ca All delegates must register by October 31, 2018. Please complete one form for each conference delegate. If not submitting registration online, please return completed form by email at events@mcarrollconsulting.ca or by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201818 Views

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New state-of-the-art health centre opens in Eskasoni First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada Now the largest on-reserve health centre in Atlantic Region October 12, 2018 – Eskasoni First Nation, District of Unama’ki in the traditional unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people, NOVA SCOTIA – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nation communities to improve health and well-being, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201840 Views

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Around 550 Nunavut children waiting up to a year for urgent dental care – CBC

Roughly 90% of children, young adults in Nunavut need dental work, says chief dental health officer Oct 12, 2018 Nunavut’s chief dental officer says there are still hundreds of children in the territory who need urgent dental care. Around 550 Nunavut children are waiting for dental treatment requiring general anesthetic — meaning they need to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201818 Views

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Fifth edition of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs report released

Aging populations, economic uncertainty and an increasing shift from rural to urban – in the five years since the first provincial Vital Signs report many of the core issues facing the province have not changed. But how are we adapting, collaborating and innovating to find solutions? This is the focus of the 2018 edition of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201828 Views

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Media advisory: Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, to participate in the Grand Opening of the Eskasoni Community Health Care Centre

Nova Scotia, Eskasoni First Nation – Please be advised that MP Eyking will attend the grand opening of the Eskasoni Health Care centre on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  October 12, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m. (ADT) Where: 4555 Shore Road, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia B1W 1K3 Contacts Rachel Rappaport Press Secretary […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201817 Views

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