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SCO Supports New Bilateral Health Agreement

February 16, 2024 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) supports the signing of a new health agreement announced yesterday in Winnipeg. “The Southern Chiefs’ Organization is supportive over the $633 million in funding being provided to improve healthcare services in Manitoba through recruitment, training, and retention of frontline workers. SCO […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202419 Views

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AMC Urges First Nations Healthcare Prioritization in $1.2B Deal, Calls for Enhanced Health Sector Opportunities

February 15, 2024 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) emphasizes the critical need to prioritize First Nations healthcare services considering the recent signing of a $1.2 billion healthcare agreement between the federal and provincial governments. “The federal and provincial governments have to commit to creating greater accessibility to education and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202417 Views

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More doctors, more nurses, shorter wait times in Manitoba

February 15, 2024 Together, the Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba are working to bring the health care workers we need to the front lines so we can cut wait times and deliver the best possible care to Manitobans. Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, alongside the Premier of Manitoba, Wab Kinew, announced over […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 202424 Views

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SCO Launches Health Care Heroes Campaign

February 14, 2024 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is launching a campaign to recognize health care professionals who support First Nations citizens from SCO Nations. The Health Care Heroes Campaign will run for one year and will profile workers in the health care field who strive to improve the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202413 Views

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New Chair, Directors Appointed to Shared Health Board

February 14, 2024 The Manitoba government has appointed a new chair and several new members to the Shared Health board of directors, Health, Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Uzoma Asagwara announced today. “Shared Health is central to the work underway to reduce wait times, improve the culture of working in health care and provide the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202419 Views

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Indigenous students get acquainted with hospital staff through internship program – The Spec

February 12, 2024 Indigenous high schoolers are shadowing employees at St. Boniface Hospital as part of a new pilot project that will bolster teenage participants’ resumés and expose them to different careers in medicine. Indigenous high schoolers are shadowing employees at St. Boniface Hospital as part of a new pilot project that will bolster teenage […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202415 Views

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Online Mental Health Support Program Pspnet Wll Receive Funding From The Government of Quebec

MONTREAL, Feb. 8, 2024 – The Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) is pleased to announce that its Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy service, PSPNET, for the province’s first responders and other public safety personnel (PSP) will now be funded in part by the Public Security Ministry of Quebec. Thanks to this financial […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202427 Views

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Growing calls to better accommodation process for medical visits for Indigenous peoples – CityNews

Jan. 25, 2024 There are concerns vital information is not being communicated properly to Indigenous peoples trying to access travel and accommodations for medical visits. Edward Djan has more. Read More: https://winnipeg.citynews.ca/video/2024/01/26/growing-calls-to-better-accommodation-process-for-medical-visits-for-indigenous-peoples/

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202421 Views

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SCO Set to Welcome Hundreds of Survivors to Second Annual Healing Gathering

January 18, 2024 “SCO is creating welcoming, safe spaces in which we can gather, learn from one another, and laugh together” -Grand Chief Daniels ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is set to welcome more than 550 Survivors from 84 First Nations to our second annual Survivors’ Healing Gathering. This […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202427 Views

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Manitoba Government Invites Eligible Organizations to Apply for the Manitoba Accessibility Fund

January 17, 2024 The Manitoba government is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Manitoba Accessibility Fund, which offers grants up to $50,000 to projects improving accessibility and removing barriers for Manitobans living with disabilities, Families Minister Nahanni Fontaine, minister responsible for accessibility, announced today. “This grant program plays a crucial role in supporting better accessibility […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202418 Views

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