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Indigenous Nurses Day May 11 2017

Greetings Colleagues, Indigenous Nurses day is a day to celebrate the many ways you have supported and provided the special attention to those you have cared for in your nursing practice. As we celebrate nurses’ week “This is Nursing” with all nurses of Canada it’s an opportune time to celebrate our uniqueness as Indigenous Nurses. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201718 Views

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Experts to advise Kamloops, B.C. on proposed mine’s potential health effects – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 26, 2017  By Andrea Klassen, Kamloops This Week THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Councillors in Kamloops, B.C., have called on experts to advise them on any health effects of a controversial gold and copper mine proposed for the outskirts of the city. Council voted unanimously to invite regional medical health officer […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201711 Views

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National award celebrates accomplishments in patient-oriented research – The Ring

April 24, 2017 Being praised by community research partners as a “game changer” might be all the confirmation a researcher needs to know her work is having a vital impact on the community. But a national award from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) makes for pretty great affirmation, too, as does the $100,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 20178 Views

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International Indigenous HIV & AIDS Community Organization Launched at United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 2017

VANCOUVER, April 25, 2017 – The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS (IIWGHA), and The Māori, Indigenous & South Pacific HIV & AIDS Foundation (INA) are proud to announce the formation of a new HIV & AIDS Non-Governmental Organization, the International Indigenous HIV & AIDS Community (IIHAC). The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201712 Views

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Inside the history of Canada’s opioid crisis – Macleans.ca

Canada is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid use and abuse. How did we get here? April 25, 2017 TORONTO – Canada is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid use and abuse – involving both prescription and illicit forms of the potent narcotics – that shows no signs of abating and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201712 Views

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BR Fentanyl Heroin – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 25, 2017 VANCOUVER – A drug policy activist in B-C says Health Canada’s proposal to loosen regulations on importing prescription heroin to treat opioid addiction is a crucial step to reducing fentanyl deaths. Caitlin Shane of Vancouver’s Pivot Legal Society says there were 931 overdose deaths last year in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201714 Views

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Nearly eight in ten Canadians have used alternative medicines: survey – Fraser Institute

April 25, 2017 VANCOUVER—More and more Canadians are using complementary and alternative medicines and therapies—such as massage, yoga, acupuncture and chiropractic care— and they’re using them more frequently, finds a new survey by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Alternative treatments are playing an increasingly important role in Canadians’ overall health […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201717 Views

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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, 201747 Views

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Aboriginal Hepatitis C Month May 2017

Aboriginal Hepatitis C Month May 2017 Awareness Campaign Debuts Promising Practices Hep C Documentary & Tool Kit Vancouver, BC (April 20, 2017) – To launch National Aboriginal Hepatitis C Month May 2017, The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is proud to release, “Promising Practices in Timiskaming First Nation”, the second film in a series of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201725 Views

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It’s the War on Drugs and everybody is losing.’ – My Cariboo Now

Apr. 19th, 2017 A first nations woman stood outside a closed police barricade on Mackenzie Avenue in Williams Lake Wednesday morning praying for change and for the two lives that were lost. Rose-Marie Jack who lives in the area says she found out about the incident in which two individuals one of which was a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201726 Views

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