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Walker of Garden Hill’ to step up fight against her diabetes after symptoms flare up – CBC

Jan 23, 2019 It was exercise that got Clara Monias moving her feet and taking control of her diabetes. But after getting out of the habit her condition worsened, and now the grandmother — once dubbed “The walker of Garden Hill” — is charting a path back down that road to good health. It was thinking about […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201915 Views

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First Nations React to Doula Pilot Project – PortageOnline.com

11 January 2019 The federal government initiated a program to aid at-risk First Nation mothers during their pregnancy and after. The program involves doulas, or birth coaches. The idea is to have private investors finance a total of $3.2-million for 200 mothers, and, if successful, investors will be reimbursed with significant interest. Emotional, physical and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201925 Views

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CBC Investigates: This First Nation produces clean water. So why are so many residents afraid to drink it? – CBC

In Garden Hill First Nation, many residents don’t trust their tap water, while others have no taps at all Jan 09, 2019 As the assistant operator at the water treatment plant in Garden Hill First Nation in northern Manitoba, it was Andrew Flett’s job to ensure there was clean drinking water for the community’s 4,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201920 Views

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Manitoba Announces First Social Impact Bond

January 7, 2019 Doula Project Aims to Strengthen Bonds Between Indigenous Mothers and Infants and Reduce the Number of Days Infants Spend in Care: Stefanson The Manitoba government has entered a partnership with the Southern First Nations Network of Care (SFNNC) to deliver the province’s first-ever Social Impact Bond (SIB), Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201954 Views

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Healthy Horizons improves Health Education in northern Indigenous classrooms

Winnipeg, MB, December 18, 2018 – The North West Company’s Healthy Horizons Foundation is helping the Heart & Stroke Foundation close the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in northern communities, with a $20,000 grant. The grant will help bring the HeartSmart Kids program, which strives to provide youth with the tools and education […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201852 Views

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Task Force Created to Combat Increased Distribution and Use of Illicit Drugs

Federal, Provincial and Municipal Representatives Working Together to Provide Co-ordinated Response Federal, provincial and municipal leaders have formed a task force to address and respond to the rapid increase in the distribution and use of methamphetamine and other substances. The creation of the Illicit Drug Task Force was announced today by Health, Seniors and Active […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201836 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201835 Views

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Province Announces New Rural Family Medicine Residency Program to be Based in Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority

December 12, 2018 New Program to Support Physician Training In Rural Manitoba and Physician Recruitment Efforts: Friesen A new family medicine residency program in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA) will enable medical residents to learn more about rural medicine and encourage physician recruitment, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Other […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201831 Views

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The governments of Canada and Manitoba improve access to treatment for people with substance use disorders

December 7, 2018      Winnipeg, MB     Government of Canada The opioid crisis continues to devastate individuals, families and communities across Canada. In Manitoba, a significant increase in the use of methamphetamines remains problematic and has resulted in a number of negative impacts for individuals, families, and communities. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201841 Views

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‘Healthy Active Natives’ Group Inspires Thousands Of Indigenous People To Get Healthy – HuffPost Canada

An Indigenous personal trainer wanted to see a healthy Indigenous community online. So he created one. When Waylon Pahona began his online search for an Indigenous wellness community, he didn’t get any results. He Googled, scoured Facebook and YouTube, but found nothing. “I used to work as a personal trainer in a physical therapy setting […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201841 Views

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