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Working together to monitor and reduce spread of Avian Influenza in wild birds

January 19, 2023 The Nunatsiavut Government is working with the provincial Department of Fisheries and Land Resources and Environment and Climate Change Canada to monitor for the presence of the Highly-Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in wild birds. Wild birds, especially waterfowl, are natural carriers of influenza viruses. They are not always affected by the disease, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202312 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government continues to monitor service changes at Labrador Health Centre

January 17, 2023 The Nunatsiavut Government is continuing to work with Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (LGH) in an effort to alleviate the impacts of reduced service delivery at the Labrador Health Centre (LHC) in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. LGH announced this week that, because of staff shortages, temporary service delivery changes announced prior to Christmas, and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202315 Views

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Government of Canada supports wastewater monitoring for COVID-19 in Atlantic Canada

From: Public Health Agency of Canada January 17, 2023 Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has taken a comprehensive and prudent approach to managing the virus, with measures and actions informed by available data, operational considerations, scientific evidence, and monitoring of the epidemiological situation and best practices both in Canada and internationally. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20238 Views

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Islanders can contact their local pharmacist for Paxlovid™ prescription

Jan 12, 2023 Islanders testing positive for COVID-19 now have another option to access Paxlovid™. Community pharmacists across Prince Edward Island can prescribe Paxlovid™ to adults eligible to receive the COVID-19 antiviral treatment, providing more convenient and timely access to care closer to home. Paxlovid™ has been available in Prince Edward Island since January 2022 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202320 Views

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Minister Abbott Announces Recipients of the 2022-23 Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Program

January 10, 2023 Six projects that will receive funding support of up to $100,000 under the 2022-23 Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Program were announced today in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. In 2022-23, the following six recipients were awarded funding through the Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Program: The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay; The Town […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202311 Views

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NunatuKavut: COVID-19 programming update

The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is pleased to be able to continue rolling out some COVID-19 supports into the first quarter of the new year. Additional funding has been secured through the Government of Canada as part of the federal Indigenous Community Support Fund. This helps NCC directly address the urgent needs of NunatuKavut members […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202315 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government closely monitoring service changes at Labrador Health Centre

The Nunatsiavut Government is working with Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (LGH) in an effort to alleviate the impacts of reduced service delivery at the Labrador Health Centre (LHC) in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. LGH announced today that, due to the available number of Registered Nurses, temporary service delivery changes are required at the LHC. Effective immediately, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 202222 Views

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First Nations, Mi’kmaq-led research leads to cultural safety curriculum for clinicians – Port Hawkesbury Reporter

HALIFAX: A research project out of the IWK offers health care providers an opportunity to learn from Indigenous Peoples about working in a health partnership and creating a culturally safe environment. “To Know Better is to Do Better: Translating Indigenous Knowledge to Health Practice” draws from nearly 15 years of community engagement, relationship-building, research, and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202221 Views

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Agreement extended to continue more scheduled medical flights to Nunatsiavut

December 2, 2022 The Nunatsiavut Government will continue to provide financial assistance to the Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (LGH) in an effort to make much needed health-care services more readily available to all residents of the five Labrador Inuit communities. The agreement allows additional flights to continue up to March 31, 2023. The money is […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 202237 Views

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Nova Scotia Recognizes World AIDS Day

December 1, 2022 A red ribbon flag is flying at Province House to mark World AIDS Day today, December 1. The theme of this year’s event, chosen by the United Nations, is Equalize. “We have come a long way in addressing HIV/AIDS but there is still a lot of work to be done to end […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202220 Views

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