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WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

22 March 2017 | GENEVA – New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected. TB, the world’s top infectious disease killer, claims 5 000 lives each […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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Residential long-term care unit in the Kitikmeot Regional Health Centre officially opened

Residential long-term care unit in the Kitikmeot Regional Health Centre officially opened Cambridge Bay, Nunavut (March 22, 2017) – The official opening of the renovated residential long-term care unit in the Kitikmeot Regional Health Centre took place today with a ribbon cutting officiated by Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes. “This residential long-term care unit […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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She was my only girl’: Nunavut teen’s death sheds light on failures in fighting TB – CBC

Despite territory’s high rate of tuberculosis, Ileen Kooneeliusie was not diagnosed in time to save her life Mar 23, 2017 Matthew Kilabuk walks into the Inns North hotel in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, and begins blowing on his hands to warm them up. It is -30 C outside, without wind chill. Kilabuk, a well-known local artist who’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20173 Views

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Government of Nunavut launches Let’s Be Aware

CAMBRIDGE BAY, Nunavut (March 22, 2017) – Minister of Finance Keith Peterson launched Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta, a responsible use of alcohol campaign today. “This campaign is consistent with the Government of Nunavut’s commitment to help reduce the harm caused by alcohol in our communities,” said Minister Peterson. “Our government pledged to promote healthy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20175 Views

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New book takes a detailed look at ‘Indian Hospitals’ – APTN

March 17, 2017 Canada had segregated healthcare for Indigenous people for decades. They were known as “Indian Hospitals” and were notorious for their abuse, neglect and, in some cases, experiments. A new investigative book tackles the subject in great detail and the revelations aren’t any more flattering. Tfennario@aptn.ca Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/03/17/new-book-takes-a-detailed-look-at-indian-hospitals/

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20177 Views

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CFHI and Nunavut Celebrate Graduation of Trainers in Indigenous Cultural Competence

Ottawa, Canada – March 17, 2017 – The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Government of Nunavut today announced that the territory’s first cohort of trainers in Indigenous Cultural Competence has now been certified, paving the way for more culturally safe health and social services. The milestone will be celebrated at a graduation ceremony […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201711 Views

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East Wing of Qikiqtani General Hospital officially opened

Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 15, 2017) – The official opening of the renovated East Wing of Qikiqtani General Hospital (QGH) was marked today with a ribbon cutting officiated by Nunavut’s Minister of Health, George Hickes. “The newly renovated East Wing of the original Baffin Regional Hospital in Iqaluit compliments the newer Qikiqtani General Hospital with modern […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201714 Views

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No known cases of measles or mumps in Nunavut

13 March 2017  The Department of Health is advising Nunavummiut that there are no known cases of measles or mumps in Nunavut. Residents who are travelling out of the territory, including sports teams, should make sure their immunizations are up-to-date. There have been cases of measles and mumps confirmed in some parts of Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201714 Views

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Whatì Public Notice – Water Treatment Plant Shut Down

March 7, 2017 Due to maintenance, Water plant will be shutting down this weekend March 11 & 12, 2017 No water deliveries this Saturday March 11th, or call outs unless it is a medical emergency. Any questions or concerns, please call the office Administration will be coordinating water deliveries this week to ensure that the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 20179 Views

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Minister of Health responds to Auditor General’s report on health care services

Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 7, 2017) – The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) of Canada tabled its report of health care services in Nunavut in the Nunavut Legislative Assembly today. Honorable George Hickes Minister of Health, met with the Auditor General earlier today to review the report. “On behalf of the Department of Health, I […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 20179 Views

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