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Call for Sponsors – First Nations Health Managers Association 3 Hour Virtual Celebration for Health Care Workers and Newly Certified Health Manager Now Open

Call for Sponsors – First Nations Health Managers Association 3 Hour Virtual Celebration for Health Care Workers and Newly Certified Health Manager Now Open For Immediate Release – Ottawa, October 11, 2020 – Elevate your organization and reach at the 2020 First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Virtual Celebration with exclusive media and advertising opportunities […]

by pmnationtalk on October 8, 2020169 Views

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Tsuut’ina Nation closes schools, offices following COVID-19 exposure – Globalnews.ca

October 6, 2020 Exposure to the novel coronavirus has prompted a southern Alberta First Nation to shut down its schools and administrative offices. Early Tuesday morning, Tsuut’ina Nation posted a notice on social media confirming “a COVID-19 infection” following a recent community gathering. Chief and council decided to exceed protocol “to protect Nation citizens.” Read […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202020 Views

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First Nation staffer offers a familiar face to COVID-19 patients – The Kingston Whig-Standard

The Chipewyan Prairie First Nation saw 44 COVID-19 cases this past summer, or 65 per cent of all cases in Wood Buffalo’s rural areas. When a patient is quarantined, Najwa Karamujic is there to help. Before Najwa Karamujic drives home, she sprays down her entire body with aerosol disinfectant. She can’t have any contact with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 202035 Views

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Two members added to Alberta Health Services Board

Minister of Health Tyler Shandro has appointed financial professional Vicki Yellow Old Woman and cardiologist Dr. Sayeh Zielke to the Alberta Health Services board. “Ms. Yellow Old Woman and Dr. Zielke bring skills and perspective that will augment and broaden the experience of the AHS board. I look forward to continuing to work with the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202073 Views

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Alberta Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health Services Increase Access to Care for Community Members

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 29, 2020 — Maskwacis Mobile Mental Health, an entity of Maskwacis Ambulance Authority, and 143 HealthCARE Consulting, Inc (143 HCC) have teamed up to bring virtual care solutions to the Maskwacis community in central Alberta. The project aims to provide patients and care teams with new tools to increase access to care […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202028 Views

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AHS Indigenous Cancer Strategy: Reconciliation to Reconcili-action – CTV

September 22, 2020 Once upon a time, when iceboxes were dirt dugouts, before beaver felt hats were turning the English mad, and when environmental hazards were the leading cause of death among Indigenous population, our ancestors did not worry as much about the prevalent chronic illness, cancer. Spoken by many Elders, “this is not our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202039 Views

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The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Resumes Production Of The Weekly Virtual Town Halls This Fall For 12 More Weeks.

The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Resumes Production Of The Weekly Virtual Town Halls This Fall For 12 More Weeks. Ottawa, Monday September 21, 2020  The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) will be continuing production of the weekly virtual Town Hall and will return Thursday September 24, 2020 at 1PM EDT for 12 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 202024 Views

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How decolonizing public health has helped Indigenous communities control COVID-19 – Globalnews.ca

September 21, 2020 On the Siksika First Nation, east of Calgary, about 4,000 on-reserve nation members have been adjusting to a new normal under COVID-19.  There are screening stations at the entrance of all public buildings and a drive-thru testing is open daily between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. “We’re a higher risk population,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202028 Views

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Short Report about Covid-19 impacts on UArctic Thematic Networks and Institutes published – UArctic

Sep 18, 2020 The UArctic Thematic Networks and Research Liaison Office conducted an open survey aimed at collecting data and information about the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on UArctic Thematic Networks’ and Institutes’ activities during year 2020. The survey was addressed to all members of UArctic Thematic Networks and Institutes during the months of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202048 Views

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B.C. recovery plan underscores links between health, economy, and climate

Pembina Institute reacts to B.C. economic recovery plan VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Karen Tam Wu, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the B.C. government’s economic recovery plan: “We commend the B.C. government for continuing to take action to protect the health […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202038 Views

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