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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 20189 Views

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SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The Jordan’s Principle Summit is an opportunity for First Nations to come together to honour the legacy of Jordan’s Principle, share […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201841 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2018

Today, millions of people around the world are taking part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Despite the fact that hepatitis and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are largely preventable and treatable, these infections remain a significant public health concern in Canada. It is estimated that up to 246,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201822 Views

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Final volume of landmark report explores health care, language, culture, food security in First Nations communities

July 24, 2018 | The second volume of the National Report of the First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase 3, released today by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), provides unparalleled insight into a wide array of factors, from language and culture to health-care access and food security, that affect the health and well-being […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201813 Views

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Province Seeking Nominations for 2018 Health Innovation Awards

July 23, 2018 Awards Focus on Improving Patient Care and Advocating Healthy Living: Goertzen Nominations are now open for the Health Innovation Awards, which recognize successful initiatives across the province throughout all aspects of the health-care system, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “As Manitoba continues its health-care transformation, many innovative […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201816 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201818 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Funding for More Than 120 Community Development Projects

July 19, 2018 The Manitoba government will provide more than $848,000 in grants to community development projects across the province, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “We are continuing to invest funds in programs and local infrastructure that make a difference […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201818 Views

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.: Save The Date! The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018 The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national walk that began on April 1 from the east coast in Cape Spear, St. John’s, Newfoundland and on May 15 from the west coast in Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201818 Views

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More supports needed for First Nations patients sent to Winnipeg for long-term medical treatment: report – CBC

Patients face months or years away from home for treatment unavailable in their region Jul 11, 2018 A new report suggests that Anishininew people from the Island Lake region in Manitoba who relocate to Winnipeg for medical treatment face social isolation, a lack of affordable housing and lack of support services. “It seems like our […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201821 Views

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Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Invests in Improved Care for Manitoba Cancer Patients and Families

June 28, 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Invests in Improved Care for Manitoba Cancer Patients and Families $65,000 donation to CancerCare Manitoba will support patient and family support services Winnipeg, MB – This afternoon, Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund (MMHF) representatives presented a donation of $65,000 to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The funds will be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201836 Views

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