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Mentorship program aims to support Indigenous health researchers – U Calgary Today

Network part of nationwide initiative to recruit and retain First Nation, Inuit and Métis scholars The University of Calgary is partnering with institutions across Alberta for a unique mentorship program to bolster supports for Indigenous scholars in health research. The Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation Network (AIM-HI Network) will build a community of support […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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$3.2 billion is a drop in the bucket for clean water – Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser

December 13, 2017 Three billion dollars sounds like a lot of money and, in my family, we’d be set for life if we had access to that kind of cash but to the federal government, it’s a drop in the bucket so I really hope they don’t bat and eye because $3.2 billion is the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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Ministerial Statement from the Honourable Jane Philpott – 10th Anniversary of Jordan’s Principle

December 12, 2017     Ottawa, ON     Indigenous Services Canada The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Today marks ten years since the House of Commons passed a motion on Jordan’s Principle and committed to ensuring First Nations children can access the government services they need, when they need them. The motion was named […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20178 Views

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Minister Petitpas Taylor announces new appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ottawa, December 6, 2017 – Government of Canada The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, today announced the appointment of six leading researchers to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The Governing Council develops CIHR’s strategic directions, goals and policies, approves CIHR’s budget, and evaluates the organization’s overall performance and achievements. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201710 Views

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December 4, 2017 – Water in First Nation communities

This section provides a list of recent updates to the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Web site. December 2017 December 4, 2017 – Water in First Nation communities November 2017 November 30, 2017 – Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Political Development and Intergovernmental Relations – The North November 30, 2017 – Evaluation Reports 2015-2016 November 9, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201712 Views

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Minister Petitpas Taylor marks World AIDS Day with investments of $36.4 million in projects to help eliminate AIDS

December 1, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Public Health Agency of Canada World AIDS Day is a reminder that HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada, an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV and AIDS and there are approximately 2,500 new HIV infections every year. Canada has made great […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201714 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Scene @ the First Nation Health Managers Association 2017 Conference

NationTalk Scene speaks with National Chief Perry Bellegarde at the recent 7th Annual First Nations Health Managers Association Conference (FNHMA). The National Chief discusses health priorities that will grow strong sustainable communities by strengthening health services for all First Nations across Canada. Also, the National Chief calls for Federal Government support for the FNHMA which […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 2017239 Views

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Preventing sexually transmitted infections – Government of AB

November 14, 2017 The Alberta government and its partners are increasing testing and raising awareness about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the face of continued outbreak levels of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea, Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services (AHS) are working together to raise awareness about the importance of safe-sex practices and regular STI testing. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201713 Views

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MNA: Free Health Services

November 8th, 2017 During Métis Week 2017, the Métis Nation of Alberta is hosting a pop up health clinic. The clinic will offer a wide range of free, non-insured, and culturally appropriate health services to our Métis Citizens. When Thursday, November 16th 1pm – 6pm Friday, November 17th 9am – 12pm. Location Métis Nation of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 201715 Views

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Alberta’s Indigenous people three times more likely to die from opioids – Calgary Herald

November 8, 2017 Alberta’s Indigenous communities are receiving a disproportionate amount of opioid prescriptions amid an epidemic of overdose deaths, according to the first detailed snapshot of substance use among First Nations compiled by the province since the opioid crisis began. Over a 15-month period beginning in January 2016, First Nations people died of opioid […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201714 Views

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