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Kaska elders say ‘souga senla’ for meal delivery program – CBC

Watson Lake hospital teams up with Liard First Nation to ensure elders in community get good nutrition Apr 21, 2019 When a home support worker visited his Watson Lake house on a Thursday earlier this month, Hammond Dick stood to shake her hand. “Souga senla,” he said, heartily — thank you, in Kaska. Margaret Charlie […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20193 Views

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Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study – Nunatsiaq News

18 April, 2019 “Alleviating the chronic housing shortage will be a key element in the elimination of TB in the Canadian Inuit Nunangat” If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the severe housing shortage across the Inuit homeland. That’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201912 Views

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Nunavut struggles to recruit Inuit health-care workers – Nunatsiaq News

16 April, 2019 Half of the Department of Health’s employees are Inuit, though only a handful work in front-line care Nunatsiaq News partnered with Nunavut Sivuniksavut in Ottawa this past winter to deliver a journalism workshop to a group of first- and second-year students. Some of our reporters and editors spent Wednesday afternoons working with […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201914 Views

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NU Government: Sport and recreation opportunities

The Department of Community and Government Services, Sport and Recreation Division, is accepting applications for a number of exciting programs and activities! 1. Youth Ambassador Program – Are you a young leader in your community between the ages of 16 and 21? The Sport and Recreation Division is recruiting young leaders to be part of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201925 Views

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Northern and NorthMart encourage Nunavut students to Drop the Pop

Winnipeg, MB, April 11, 2019 – Northern and NorthMart stores are challenging their young consumers and students to “Drop the Pop” – swapping sugary soda for healthier drink choices, in order to support the development of healthier habits in children and youth. Throughout the month of April, Northern and NorthMart will donate 2 percent milk […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201927 Views

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It’s very serious’: Relying on short-term doctors may harm health care in Nunavut – CBC

Apr 11, 2019 New report highlights need for more Inuit doctors and nurses in the Nunavut health care system Nunavut suffers from a shortage of permanent or long-term doctors and nurses and if the territory is like other jurisdictions where transient physicians and nurses are the norm, that’s not good for patient care. These findings […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201924 Views

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Nunavut man waiting for access to home dialysis feels ‘like a hostage’ in Winnipeg – CBC

Elder, former Nunavut MLA Peter Kattuk has been waiting in Winnipeg for home dialysis assessment since January Apr 10, 2019 A Nunavut elder and former MLA with kidney failure says he feels like he’s being held hostage in Winnipeg as he waits to find out if he’s eligible for home dialysis — and if so, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201930 Views

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Wednesday evening walk-in clinic at Iqaluit Health Services

08 April 2019  The Department of Health is pleased to announce that effective April 10, 2019, Iqaluit Health Services will pilot a weekly evening walk-in clinic, in an effort to increase accessibility to health services. The evening walk-in clinic will be opened on Wednesdays from 5 to 8 p.m., Clinic side of Qikiqtani General […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 201918 Views

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201932 Views

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NU Government: Tuberculosis free initiatives

ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑦ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᙳᖅᑎᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑑᖓᓗᑎᒃ, ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑎᑐᑦ, ᐃᓄᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᓐ ᐅᐃᕖᑎᑐᓪᓗ ᐅᕙᓂ, www.gov.nu.ca News releases are available in Inuktitut, English, Inuinnaqtun and French on www.gov.nu.ca. Tuhaqtakhatittut Inuktitut, Qablunaatitut, Inuinnaqtun Uiviititullu talvani www.gov.nu.ca. Les communiqués de presse sont disponibles en inuktitut, en anglais, en inuinnaqtun et en français au www.gov.nu.ca. Communications Tuberculosis free initiatives In conjunction with World Tuberculosis (TB) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201931 Views

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