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Government of Canada congratulates Manitoba Indigenous organizations on First Nation Foot Care Program

Indigenous-led program will improve care to First Nations members living with diabetes in Manitoba September 20, 2017         Ottawa, ON           Health Canada The Government of Canada recognizes that the best health outcomes for Indigenous peoples are achieved when health programs can be designed, developed, and lead by community. In that spirit, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20177 Views

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Feet are the focus of expanded diabetes-treatment programs on First Nations – Winnipeg Free Press

Ottawa is expected to pump $1.5 million over the next year into the first comprehensive diabetes-treatment program for foot care on Manitoba First Nations. The first ever regional program designed for and delivered by Indigenous people in their own communities for the one of the most tragic complications of diabetes is expected to the subject […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201712 Views

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Research Programs Receive Funding to Improve Lives of Chronic Disease Patients

September 19, 2017 Manitoba’s Researchers Leading Innovation, Improvements in Patient Health Outcomes: Pedersen Four University of Manitoba research teams have received funding for studies investigating kidney disease, diabetes, children’s brain development and inflammatory bowel disease, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “This type of research is unique in that it engages patients […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201711 Views

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Interim report on Indigenous man’s death seeks end to racism in health care – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 19, 2017 WINNIPEG _ An interim report on the role racism played in the death of an Indigenous man in a Winnipeg hospital is recommending health-care stakeholders take a more direct approach to confronting racism. The working group responsible for the report also says there should be institutional support for independent investigations […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201710 Views

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Manitobans Invited to Take Part in New Surveys on Mental Health, Addictions

September 18, 2017 Manitobans are invited to take part in surveys on mental health, substance use and addictions challenges in Manitoba as part of the development of a mental health and addictions strategy, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Those living with mental health and addictions challenges, their family members, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 201712 Views

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Selkirk Regional Health Centre opens – ReNew Canada

September 15, 2017 Manitoba’s newest regional hospital celebrated its grand opening in Selkirk with a ceremony attended by the province’s health minister and community representatives. “The new Selkirk Regional Health Centre better accommodates residents’ health-care needs and the delivery of health-care services in the region,” said Kelvin Goertzen, minister of health, seniors, and active living. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201714 Views

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Selkirk Regional Health Centre Celebrates Grand Opening

September 14, 2017 SELKIRK—Manitoba’s newest regional hospital celebrated its grand opening in Selkirk today with a ceremony attended by the province’s health minister and community representatives. “The new Selkirk Regional Health Centre better accommodates residents’ health-care needs and the delivery of health-care services in the region,” said Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201713 Views

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UCN Committed to Diploma Practical Nursing in Swan River

University College of the North (UCN) will continue its Diploma in Practical Nursing (DPN) program in Swan River on an ongoing basis, UCN President & Vice-Chancellor, Doug Lauvstad announced. “The DPN program in Swan River has successfully educated and graduated nurses in the Swan River area and northern Manitoba since 2010. The success of the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 201723 Views

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Manitoba evacuees have suffered due to lack of support, infrastructure: Chief – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 6, 2017  WINNIPEG _ The Canadian Red Cross is shutting down one of two emergency shelters for Manitoba forest fire evacuees. The agency says more hotel rooms in Winnipeg are available, so the large shelter at the Winnipeg Convention Centre that was opened a week ago is to close Thursday. The remaining […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201722 Views

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It takes a village: Breakfast Club of Canada calls on public to support much-needed nationalized in-school breakfast programs

ANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2017  – With more than 5 million students heading back to school, Breakfast Club of Canada is calling on the public to bring awareness to a shocking truth: every day, 1 in 5 Canadian children are at risk of going to school on an empty stomach. That number is even greater in First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201723 Views

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