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AHS launching Indigenous healthcare support line – CFWE

May 19th, 2022 The new addition to Alberta’s healthcare system is designed to provide Indigenous people with culturally appropriate care and improve health outcomes. Indigenous residents in Northern Alberta are set to receive a dedicated support line to improve accessibility within the provincial healthcare system. On May 30, the line will be deployed in phases […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202213 Views

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Support to help Indigenous Peoples navigate health system in Grande Prairie

May 18, 2022 Phone line to launch in phases across AHS North Zone starting May 30 GRANDE PRAIRIE – Indigenous Peoples in the North Zone of Alberta Health Services (AHS) will soon have a dedicated support line to help them better navigate the health system. The phone line will be implemented in a phased approach […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20229 Views

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Government of Canada helps to address health and social inequities in Alberta

From: Public Health Agency of Canada The Intersectoral Action Fund addresses complex public health challenges May 12, 2022   |  Calgary, Alberta   |  Public Health Agency of Canada Canada is one of the healthiest countries in the world, and everyone in Canada deserves opportunities to thrive and lead a healthy life. The Government of Canada recognizes […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202219 Views

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Supporting the mental health of young Albertans

Alberta’s government is increasing access to mental health and well-being supports for vulnerable children and youth. An additional $1 million is being invested to expand mental health counselling services provincewide. Funding will go to three agencies that will offer in-person and virtual counselling sessions through Alberta’s Family Resource Network (FRNs). This funding will increase the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202215 Views

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First Nations woman hopes personal story will encourage others to get hepatitis testing – APTN News

May 11, 2022 A woman from Kainai Nation in Treaty 7 in Alberta says she hopes that telling her story will encourage more people to get tested for hepatitis. “You don’t want to get tested because you know the person who is going to test you, the stigma behind that,” Mercedes Russell says. “That’s why […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202215 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to announce funding to help address health and social inequities in Alberta

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Media advisory May 11, 2022, Calgary, AB – On behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will announce funding that will help address health and social inequities in Alberta. There will be a media Q&A session immediately […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202216 Views

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Alberta’s physician regulator commits to ‘meaningful change’ for Indigenous patients – CBC

May 10, 2022 College of Physicians and Surgeons met with Siksika Health Services for the first time to discuss solutions When people from Siksika Nation try to seek healthcare, they can face racist remarks, their pain can be disregarded or they’re unfairly targeted by security, according to Sam Crowfoot, board chair of Siksika Health Services. In […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202225 Views

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Canada supports Bigstone Health Commission research and commemoration, and fieldwork investigation activities around former Residential School sites

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. A […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202221 Views

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AB Government: Enhancing public safety with Indigenous advisers

Apr 25, 2022 A new Indigenous advisory group will provide input on public safety initiatives and policies. The new Public Security Indigenous Advisory Group, composed of leaders from Indigenous communities and organizations, will play a central role in developing solutions and strategies to improve public safety in Indigenous communities and across Alberta. “We are committed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2022150 Views

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Manitoba Announces Funding For Residential School Healing Centres – ANNews

April 22, 2022 (ANNews) – On April 4, 2022 the government of Manitoba announced its investment of $500,000 in funding for 10 Indigenous residential school healing centres across the province in an effort “to support and promote healing, advance reconciliation and build healthier futures for Manitobans.” The investment also supplements federal funding under the Indian […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202238 Views

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