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Government of Canada proposes new regulations for playpens

From Health Canada Proposed regulations would strengthen requirements for playpens to better protect infants and young children from potential injury or death April 21, 2017 Ottawa, ON Health Canada Playpens are intended to provide a safe playing environment for infants and young children. However, over the years, playpen designs have evolved and there are safety […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201711 Views

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Help for seniors travelling to medical appointments

Apr 21, 2017 Improvements to the medical trip benefit will help low-income seniors who travel from rural or remote areas of the province for treatment or care. Budget 2017 invests an additional $550,000 to help low-income seniors cover costs, like transportation and accommodation, associated with travel for specialist medical appointments. The following changes to the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 20176 Views

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Siksika Nation Chief and Council leads by example though the act of taking a voluntary drug test.

April 19, 2017 Siksika Nation, a proud member of the Blackfoot Confederacy and Treaty 7, is a Nation located in southern Alberta. The Chief and Council leadership announced today, a continued commitment to the mandate of the Siksika Crime Prevention task force by voluntarily taking a drug test. They have schedule this voluntary drug test […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201710 Views

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Eagle’s Nest announces reopening – Cochrane Eagle

Apr 20, 2017 After closing the doors at the Eagle’s Nest Stoney family centre two years ago for renovations, officials announced earlier this week the centre will be reopening in May. “The closure gave Eagle’s Nest Stoney Family Shelter the opportunity to review its guiding approach and operations to ensure it reflects best practice services […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201716 Views

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Fasting triglycerides as a predictor of incident diabetes, insulin resistance and β-cell function in a Canadian First Nation

Background: Diabetes prevalence is substantially higher among Canadian First Nations populations than the non-First Nation population. Fasting serum triglycerides have been found to be an important predictor of incident diabetes among non-indigenous populations. However, there is a great need to understand diabetes progression within specific ethnic groups, particularly First Nations populations. Objective: The purpose of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201715 Views

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AHS South Zone introduces Indigenous Hospital Liaisons – The Pincher Creek Voice

Harley Crowshoe, Senior Advisor, Indigenous Health, AHS – The role of the Indigenous Hospital Liaison was introduced to Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) in December 2015, through Alberta Health Services’ Indigenous Health Program in South Zone. The first liaison worker, Suzan Heavyshields, was tasked with introducing the program to staff and patients. The role involves: – […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20178 Views

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Performance Measurement Strategy – 4.1.2 Nutrition North Canada

Strategic Outcome (INAC): The North Strategic Outcome (Health Canada): First Nations and Inuit communities and individuals receive health services and benefits that are responsive to their needs so as to improve their health status Strategic Outcome (PHAC): Protecting Canadians and empowering them to improve their health August 2016 Sector (INAC): Northern Affairs Organization Sector (Health […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201714 Views

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Budget promises more mental health and veterans’ care – CMAJ

Mental health, home care, and Indigenous and veterans’ care lead the health investments in the federal government’s $305-billion budget released March 22. In total, health programs add up to more than $4 billion over five years, over and above $200- billion in health transfers to the provinces and territories. The largest new investment is for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201713 Views

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Minister’s Statement – World Health Day – April 7, 2017

From Public Health Agency of Canada Each year on April 7, we mark the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948 by commemorating World Health Day and raising awareness about a specific global health issue. This year’s theme, “Depression: Let’s Talk,” is an international call to action to reduce the stigma attached to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 201714 Views

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Improvements to affordable housing in Grande Prairie underway

GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALBERTA, April 5, 2017 — The Governments of Canada and Alberta are working to make life better for residents of Grande Prairie by investing $971,000 in joint funding to upgrade affordable, seniors and special needs housing units. The funding has been allocated for projects like furnace and hot water tank replacements and fire […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201713 Views

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