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Hepatitis A in Chesterfield Inlet

21 February 2019  Public Health Advisory Hepatitis A in Chesterfield Inlet The Department of Health advises residents of Chesterfield Inlet that there are still cases of Hepatitis A in the community. Residents should take extra precaution to help prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A can range in severity from a mild illness […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 20197 Views

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Nunavut Economy Forecasts Continued Growth, while Health of Nunavut Inuit Decline

(Feb 20, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Nunavut Finance Minister has presented a budget that is virtually the same as previous years, an indication that the Government of Canada is continuing to underinvest in the Territory. George Hickes reported the Territory’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown approximately by five percent annually since 1999 and growth […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201910 Views

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NU Government: Quality of Life Secretariat call for funding proposals

18 February 2019 The Department of Health’s Quality of Life Secretariat is accepting funding proposals for suicide prevention initiatives for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Non-profit organizations and community governments in Nunavut are encouraged to submit funding proposals for community-led projects focused on suicide prevention, intervention and post-intervention. Activities eligible for funding include, but are not […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 201912 Views

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NTI Board Unanimously Support Three Pillars in Addictions and Trauma Treatment System for Nunavut

(February 14, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Nunavut Tunngavik Board of Directors supports the three pillar approach to Addictions and Trauma Treatment system in Nunavut and calls on government to fund the system on an urgent basis. Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) has been an active partner of the multi-party feasibility process in 2017 and 2018 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201922 Views

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Sexual health promoted at Nunavut Arctic College – Nunatsiaq News

Sexy Health Carnival staged by Native Youth Sexual Health Network February, 14 2019 Crocheted, anatomically-correct reproductive organs were among the attention-grabbing items on display at Nunavut Arctic College’s main campus in Iqaluit last week. The occasion was the Sexy Health Carnival, put on by the Native Youth Sexual Health Network. With the help of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201913 Views

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Yukon hospital workers return strike mandate as mediation talks begin – CBC

Union, Yukon Hospital Corporation expected to begin 2 days of talks Thursday with help of federal mediator Feb 14, 2019 Workers at Yukon’s three hospitals have returned a “very strong” strike mandate to their union after a vote last week, according to a release issued Wednesday evening. Roughly 250 employees at hospitals in Watson Lake, Dawson City […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201916 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Yukon First Nation Four-Season Greenhouse Project

February 13, 2019 — Whitehorse, Yukon — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting sustainable, healthy Indigenous and northern communities, while creating new opportunities for socio-economic development and enhancing food security in the face of a changing climate. Last evening, Member of Parliament for Yukon, Larry Bagnell, on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 20199 Views

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Cape Dorset TB screening clinic begins this week – Nunatsiaq News

Clinic aims to see all of Nunavut community’s 1,500 residents February 12, 2019 Nunavut’s third tuberculosis screening clinic begins this week. The Government of Nunavut Department of Health is hosting the clinic in Cape Dorset starting Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the goal of testing all the community’s 1,500 residents for the respiratory infection. Federal and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201913 Views

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Drop the Pop!

12 February 2019  Public Service Announcement Drop the Pop! Every winter Nunavut schools hold Drop the Pop activities to help students learn about making healthy food and drink choices. Unhealthy drinks like pop, fruit drinks, slushies and energy drinks are high in sugar. Too much sugar can cause health problems for everyone! The sugar […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201913 Views

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Community-wide Tuberculosis prevention screening clinic in Cape Dorset

February 11, 2019 The Department of Health advises residents of Cape Dorset that the community-wide tuberculosis (TB) prevention screening clinic will open on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. It is important that all Cape Dorset residents get tested to help eliminate TB and ensure proper treatment is accessible for all community members. Screening appointments will be […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 201915 Views

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