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July 8, 2024

Beading the Canvas for Wellness and Recovery: Research Released on Mental Health Status Among the Métis Population of Alberta

NationTalk: Edmonton, AB – The Otipemisiwak Métis Government’s Health Department continues to lead the way and advocate for its Citizens on critical issues such as mental health. Another significant milestone has been reached by the release of its latest report, Mental Health Status Among the Métis Population of Alberta: Epidemiological and Health Service Indicators 2009-2007....

January 10, 2024

SCO Announces Leader Working to Transform Health for Southern First Nations

NationTalk: ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karlene S. Debance as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Health Transformation. “The Southern Chiefs’ Organization is thrilled to announce the hiring of Karlene Debance,” said Grand Chief Jerry Daniels. “There is an 11-year and...

November 24, 2023

SCO Launches 16 Days of Activism Campaign

NationTalk: ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Health Transformation Department at the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is launching a social media campaign to combat gender-based violence. The 16 Days of Activism campaign will run from November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to December 10, Human Rights Day. The...

November 22, 2023

Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) celebrates 25 years of advancing Indigenous health equity in Ontario

IPHCC health care model honours Indigenous knowledge systems and puts Indigenous health in Indigenous hands NationTalk: (Tkaronto (Toronto) |Kanadario (Ontario)) – The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) celebrates 25 years of delivering Indigenous-led, community-centered healthcare through its Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHAC) across Kanadario (Ontario). “Indigenous People and communities face unique health inequalities,” says Chief...

November 14, 2023

SCO Launches Next Phase of Harm Reduction Education and Awareness Campaign

NationTalk: ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Today, the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is announcing the next steps in our comprehensive public campaign focused on harm reduction and the prevention and awareness of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). “Like we noted so boldly when we first started this...

October 5, 2023

A Historic Partnership for Indigenous Health and Wellness

A Historic Partnership for Indigenous Health and Wellness NationTalk: In a historic move towards holistic health and community well-being, the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, The First Peoples Wellness Circle, and First Nations Health Managers Association have joined hands in a visionary relationship agreement. This groundbreaking pact lays the cornerstone for an innovative and impactful collaboration, aimed...

August 27, 2023

‘Great heart’ makes anything possible for southwestern Manitoba Indigenous men’s group

100 Men with 100 Drums centred on mens’ health and wellness to create stronger families CBC News: Nestled in the Southwestern Manitoba’s Assiniboine Food Forest, a group of Indigenous men work together to create a brotherhood centred on mens’ health and wellness to build stronger communities. The Saturday gathering 100 Men with 100 Drums was centred on health and...

July 12, 2023

Leading Indigenous Health Organizations Collaborate to Support Indigenous Diabetes Wellness

NationTalk: Thorold, ON – The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) and the Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle (IDHC) are honoured to announce the signing of a strategic new Relationship Agreement. This Agreement realizes a culturally sensitive partnership ensuring continued, collaborative efforts to support Indigenous diabetes wellness. A Relationship Agreement from an Indigenous Perspective IPHCC and IDHC...

June 3, 2023

How these Indigenous pharmacists are building trust and confronting health care’s legacy of systemic racism

Efforts are underway to build communities, resources for pharmacists and patients Good medicine from two top Indigenous medical professionals Click on the following link to listen to the above audio: CBC News: When Jaris Swidrovich entered pharmacy school in 2006, he couldn’t find another Indigenous person in the program — even the entire field....

May 10, 2023

Anishinabek Nation Health Transformation Team prepares for engagement sessions with Anishinabek Nation First Nations leadership

NationTalk: ANISHINABEK NATION TERRITORY – The Anishinabek Nation’s Health Transformation Team has expanded their knowledge-base after attending the Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey forum hosted by the B.C. First Nations Health Authority in February. The Team witnessed the governance structure in action as nearly 200 Chiefs voted on the resolution to ratify a historic document: a...

Indigenous Certification Board of Canada

ICBOC is a national Indigenous professional certification body that ensures the recognition and maintenance of indigenous workers occupations related to addictions and mental wellness as well as in other unregulated fields. The cornerstones of the ICBoC certification process were laid by the Association of BC First Nations Treatment Programs over twenty years ago. This process...

Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

Created on June 25, 2015 through the merger of The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) and the Native Mental Health Association of Canada (NMHAC). TPF offers the following services: Training The Thunderbird Partnership Foundation offers seven ICBoC certified courses and a large array of toolkits which provide addiction and treatment center workers with the...

The First Nations Health Authority

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is the first province-wide health authority of its kind in Canada. In 2013, the FNHA assumed the programs, services, and responsibilities formerly handled by Health Canada’s First Nations Inuit Health Branch – Pacific Region. Our vision is to transform the health and well-being of BC’s First Nations and Aboriginal...

First Nations Health Managers Association

The FNHMA provides leadership in First Nations health management activities by developing and promoting quality standards, practices, research, certification, networking and professional development to expand capacity for our members and First Nations communities https/

The Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health

Canadian Institutes of Health Research: The Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH) The Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH) fosters the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve and promote the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada, through research, knowledge translation and capacity building. The Institute’s pursuit of research...

Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association

The mission of the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association is to improve the health of Aboriginal people, by supporting Aboriginal Nurses and by promoting the development and practice of Aboriginal Health Nursing. In advancing this mission, the Association will engage in activities related to recruitment and retention, member support, consultation, research.

Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada

IPAC derives its authority from the teachings of our ancestors, from the legitimacy of the history of our experiences, and from our communities and peoples. As an organization of contemporary medicine people, IPAC recognizes the health inequities of Indigenous people and communities who look to us for leadership and knowledge. We believe it is our...

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