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Multiple surgeries, infection and a rare disorder: First Nations woman questions her care in Manitoba – CBC

Last year Melodie Harper had her gallbladder removed, now she’s been diagnosed with an incurable condition Nov 13, 2017 When Melodie Harper started to feel pain in her abdomen last December, she never thought it would lead to a year of surgeries, hospital stays and a rare diagnosis. Now, the 38-year-old mother and wife from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20178 Views

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First Nations should reconsider banishment, says Indigenous physician – CBC

Doctor cautions communities to focus on harm reduction rather than barring drug dealers Nov 03, 2017 First Nations can make political decisions to remove members from their communities, but an Indigenous physician says that might not be the best approach. “I think it’s not going to work,” Marcia Anderson said regarding whether First Nations should […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201716 Views

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Caution level high over Halloween themed fentanyl blotters in Winnipeg – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 30, 2017  WINNIPEG _ A push to keep children safe in Winnipeg is underway this Halloween as police warn about potentially lethal fentanyl blotters. Winnipeg police found blotters with an image of a witch riding a broom during a drug bust late last week _ they are believed to contain fentanyl or […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201712 Views

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FPT Health Ministers’ Meeting (HMM)

October 20, 2017 – Edmonton, AB Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for health concluded their meeting in Edmonton, Alberta. Ministers held productive discussions on a number of health-related priorities, including efforts to address the overdose crisis, increase the accessibility and affordability of pharmaceuticals, and protect the health and safety of Canadians in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201715 Views

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Manitoba Families Encouraged to Get Flu Shot This Fall

October 13, 2017 As influenza viruses begin to circulate, public health officials are encouraging Manitobans to get their free vaccine, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today at the official launch of the 2017-18 influenza immunization campaign. “The flu vaccine provides protection against this serious illness,” said Goertzen.  “Getting the vaccine will […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 201723 Views

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Reserves gripped by poverty: census – Winnipeg Free Press

OTTAWA — Almost all First Nation reserves in Manitoba have median incomes that fall below the poverty line, according to 2016 census data tabulated by The Canadian Press. The news agency compiled census figures for areas identified as Indigenous communities, and found about 81 per cent of reserves across Canada had median incomes below the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201723 Views

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Tri-Partite Funding Partnership Supports Family Group Conferencing at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.

October 10, 2017 Funding Will Help Children Stay with Their Families: Minister Fielding A new investment by the governments of Canada and Manitoba, along with The Winnipeg Foundation, will help vulnerable children stay with their families, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today. The Province of Manitoba matched an original investment by The Winnipeg Foundation and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201727 Views

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Media Advisory: The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, to make important announcements for Indigenous families in Manitoba

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, will announce support for Improvements to Manitoba Child and Family Services. Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (CDT) Where: Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Office 275 Portage Avenue, 17th Floor, Winnipeg, MB […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201724 Views

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Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces a $5.8 Million investment in programs to give health research trainees hands-on work experience

The investment will provide mentoring and on-the-job training for PhD graduates across the country. October 2, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Traditionally, PhD students receive extensive methodological training and complete a substantive multi-year thesis while working with a supervisor in what is regarded as an apprenticeship-type model. This training is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201719 Views

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Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 1 – 7, 2017) and World Mental Health Day (October 10, 2017)

Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day provide an opportunity for us to reflect on the importance of mental health in our everyday lives and what we can do to support people living with mental illness. Consider the following statistics: One in three Canadians will experience a mental illness or substance use disorder […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201716 Views

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