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NB Government: Electronic health record system to be implemented

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is implementing a new electronic health record system that aims to improve the management of vaccines, immunizations and potential disease outbreaks. “Through the implementation of the Public Health Information Solution, the Department of Health will be able to better manage the process of distributing vaccines and immunizations in New […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201968 Views

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MUN: Name change marks 52 years of growth for Faculty of Nursing

Dec. 18 Nursing students returning to classes on Memorial’s St. John’s campus in January will open the doors to the university’s newest faculty, the Faculty of Nursing. Approved recently by the Board of Regents, Memorial’s former School of Nursing’s new name reflects more than half a century’s growth in program offerings, student population and service […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201884 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201876 Views

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PE Government: Wellness grants helping Islanders to live healthy

Thirteen Prince Edward Island community groups have received provincial government funding this year for projects that promote wellness and healthy living. The annual Wellness Grant program provides $50,000 to support community-led wellness initiatives that address pillars of government’s Wellness Strategy, such as: living tobacco free; being physically active and reducing sedentary time; healthy eating; consuming […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201867 Views

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Nunatsiavut welcomes Nutrition North changes, but says they’re just a start – CBC

Concerns remain over lack of transparency in the subsidy system Dec 13, 2018 Changes to Nutrition North will be welcomed by Labrador Inuit, but there are still many concerns about the food subsidy program, says the food security co-ordinator for the Nunatsiavut government. The federal government Monday announced a substantial series of changes to the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201849 Views

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NS Government: More Projects to Help Reduce Poverty

December 12, 2018 Communities across Nova Scotia are working with government to tackle complex poverty-related issues. Through the Poverty Reduction Government Innovation program, government departments can partner with community organizations and others to develop programs and test innovative ideas that address poverty-related challenges. “Poverty affects lives, hurts communities and prevents the growth of healthy economies,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201842 Views

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CMAJ: Occurrence of and referral to specialists for pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children and youth

Abstract BACKGROUND: Indigenous youth have higher rates of chronic health conditions interfering with healthy development, including high rates of ear, dental, chest and musculoskeletal pain, as well as headache, arthritis and mental health issues. This study explores differences in pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children. METHODS: Data from a study population of age- and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 10, 201858 Views

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‘Healthy Active Natives’ Group Inspires Thousands Of Indigenous People To Get Healthy – HuffPost Canada

An Indigenous personal trainer wanted to see a healthy Indigenous community online. So he created one. When Waylon Pahona began his online search for an Indigenous wellness community, he didn’t get any results. He Googled, scoured Facebook and YouTube, but found nothing. “I used to work as a personal trainer in a physical therapy setting […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201849 Views

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NS Government: Province Marks HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

November 29, 2018 Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey raised a flag at Province House today, Nov. 29, to mark HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day. This year’s theme, Know Your Status, highlights the importance of prevention, early diagnosis, and ongoing care and treatment. World AIDS day is Dec. 1 and also marks the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201851 Views

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Indigenous knowledge is the solution to Canada’s health inequities – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018  By Debbie Martin, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Peoples’ Health and Well-being, Dalhousie University THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201870 Views

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