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CAPE’s Response to the Termination of NB CMOH Dr Eilish Cleary – Dec 15, 2015

The Honourable Brian Gallant Premier of New Brunswick Centennial Building O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1 Email: [email protected] December 14, 2015 Dear Premier: The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) is deeply concerned about the termination of Dr. Eilish Cleary as New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. CAPE is a national […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015311 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief and the Chiefs Committee on Health Acknowledge the Federal Government Commitments to Move Forward on First Nations Health

Assembly of First Nations National Chief and the Chiefs Committee on Health Acknowledge the Federal Government Commitments to Move Forward on First Nations Health December 15, 2015 (Gatineau, QC) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and the AFN Chiefs Committee on Health (CCOH), involving First Nations leaders from all regions, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015465 Views

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Natoaganeg Addiction Awareness Week December 7-10, 2015

From December 7th to 10th, In cooperation with the Eel Ground Chief and Council, EG Health and Wellness Centre, EG Rising Sun Treatment Centre and the EG Social Services, we will be celebrating “Natoaganeg Addictions Awareness Week” We would like to begin the first evening of December 7th with a poster contest promoting addictions awareness. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 2015377 Views

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Message from the Honourable Dr. Jane Philpott, Minister of Health – Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2015

As Minister of Health, I am pleased to mark the 27th anniversary of World AIDS Day and the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada. I would like to thank the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development, the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 2015383 Views

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Applications now being accepted for Council on Aging

29 November 2015 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is inviting those interested in serving on the Council on Aging to submit an application. The mandate of the council will be to develop an Aging Strategy that creates a sustainable system based on the government’s vision for long-term care. “We are looking for people who […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2015423 Views

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Strengthening Supports for Nova Scotia’s Children and Families

November 30, 2015 Nova Scotians will soon have access to new programs that support stronger families in the province. Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard today, Nov. 30, announced $1.2 million in funding for Stronger Families NS, which offers early intervention and prevention programs. “I’m proud to signal a new direction for child welfare in Nova […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2015397 Views

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Province Marks HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

November 24, 2015 People who are living with, or who have died from HIV-AIDS are being honoured as part of HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day on Tuesday, Dec. 1. A red-ribbon flag was raised by Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine during a public ceremony at Province House in Halifax, today, Nov. 24. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2015385 Views

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Fish available at the community freezer in Happy Valley-Goose Bay!

19 November 2015 The NCC community freezer in Happy Valley-Goose Bay still has salmon, corned & fresh cod and char available. Distribution is targeted for: • NCC elders (65+) • NCC members with disabilities and/or other medical conditions who did not participate in the communal fishery Interested members may contact Donna Carroll at 709-896-0592, Ex […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2015420 Views

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“Smokestack Sandra” FNHA Podcast Informs and Encourages Smokers to Quit Commercial Tobacco

For Immediate Release November 23, 2015 “Smokestack Sandra” FNHA Podcast Informs and Encourages Smokers to Quit Commercial Tobacco The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has launched a tobacco-cessation podcast that shares the personal journey of a respected northern First Nations leader as she commits to quitting commercial cigarettes. The candid and humorous three-part podcast, “Smokestack […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 2015596 Views

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Study: The social determinants of higher mental distress among Inuit, 2012

Inuit who reported an experience in the 12 months preceding the survey where health care was needed but not received were more likely to be in higher mental distress than Inuit who did not have an unmet healthcare need, even after controlling for other factors. Over one-quarter (27%) of Inuit men who reported an unmet […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2015441 Views

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