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Gjoa Haven receives community’s first ambulance – CBC

Other Nunavut communities in desperate need for the same resources, says mayor of Igloolik Sep 25, 2018 A community short on emergency vehicles, Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, received its first ambulance in the hamlet’s history last month. The hamlet made a bid for the ambulance years ago when it was made aware of extra vehicles in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201813 Views

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Joint Sobering Centre and Day Centre Opens in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (September 25, 2018) – The Minister of Health and Social Services, Glen Abernethy, and the Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness, Alfred Moses, together with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority(NTHSSA), the NWT Disability Council and Advanced Medical Solutions, officially opened the doors to a new joint sobering centre and day centre program in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201814 Views

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IRC: ISR Participants Needed For Inuit TB Elimination Engagement Session

Sep. 24, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is hosting an Inuit Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination Engagement session in Inuvik from October 30 to 31, 2018. Download Event Poster IRC is seeking one youth (between the ages of 18 to 25), one adult, and one elder who have had TB (or latent TB) or have cared for a family member with TB to take […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201810 Views

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Public feedback sought on introducing regulated midwifery to Yukon

Sep 20, 2018 The Government of Yukon is inviting the public to share their thoughts on introducing regulated and funded midwifery into the territory’s healthcare system. The government is working towards introducing regulated and funded midwifery by the end of 2019. The goal is to provide Yukoners additional options within a range of services that […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201820 Views

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IRC: ISR Wellness Tour Begins September 17

September 17, 2018 Influencers Motivating Influencers founder David DeVos and his team consisting of Magician Brian Glow, Artist Danielle Vachon, and TV Personality Les Johnson begin their lengthy tour of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region when they land in Ulukhaktok on September 17, 2018. From there, they will continue to Tuktoyaktuk, Inuvik, Sachs Harbour, Paulatuk and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201824 Views

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NU Government: Department of Health call for community wellness funding proposals

Sep 14, 2018 The Department of Health, Population Health Division, is accepting funding proposals for community-based wellness initiatives for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Non-profit organizations and community governments in Nunavut are encouraged to submit proposals. Priority will be given to programs incorporating one of the following wellness topics: Parenting support. Substance use awareness and/or mental […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201825 Views

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NU Government: 2018 United for Life Gathering for Suicide Prevention leads to community empowerment and action

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut (September 13, 2018) – A three-day United for Life gathering for Suicide Prevention, organized by the Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy (NSPS) partners, brought together more than 100 stakeholders including Elders, community wellness leaders, Inuit organizations, businesses, treatment organizations and survivors. Participants worked to strengthen networks, heal and learn from each other, and empower […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201827 Views

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New, Inuit-specific child care initiative will ‘right a wrong,’ says Inuit leader – CBC

Inuit families can now apply for specific support or funding under the Child First Initiative Sep 14, 2018 The federal government will create a new, Inuit-specific service to ensure Indigenous children have full access to health and social services. Indigenous Services Canada announced the creation of the new framework on Monday. At the same time, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201821 Views

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Boil Water Advisory – Rankin Inlet

13 September 2018  The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Rankin Inlet. This is a precautionary measure due to a planned maintenance shutdown of the water holding tank. During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201825 Views

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Health releases new Qikiqtaaluk patient satisfaction questionnaire

12 September 2018  The Department of Health is releasing a Qikiqtaaluk patient satisfaction questionnaire between September 15 and November 1, 2018, in order to obtain feedback from the communities which will be used to improve health services. Patients, clients and families can complete the survey at the end of their visit at the hospital […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201821 Views

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