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Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives: summary (Inuktitut)
Briefly explores, in Inuktitut, issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report
Describes the results of a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Inuit women, sexual assault & HIV: are you at risk?
Discusses sexual assault and HIV infection. Includes answers to general questions on rape, HIV and AIDS, and includes lists of help lines and resources.
Published: 2001
As time goes on
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Ways of quiting (Inuktitut)
Highlights several methods to stop smoking, in Inuktitut. Outlines the benefits of joining a support group. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
First Nations and Inuit regional health surveys, 1997: a synthesis of the national and regional reports
Synthesizes the findings of a collection of regional-level surveys on First Nations and Inuit health.
Published: 2004
Urban Inuit Diabetes Awareness and Prevention
Presents a web site that explains, the risks, symptoms and prevention methods of Diabetes Type 2 for Inuit men and women. (See Details)
Aniqsaattiarniq-breathing easy: tobacco recovery resource materials
Addresses tobacco addiction, how to quit, and how to help others. Written for community health representatives, teachers, and addiction workers in Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Understanding and improving Aboriginal maternal and child health in Canada (in Inuktitut)

A report in Inuktitut based on a series of seven regional sessions across Canada that were organized to learn what programs and strategies are making a difference in the health of Aboriginal mothers and young children. A large proportion of participants were frontline health care workers and the commentary offers a window into the experiences and insights of people who work with and provide care to Aboriginal women and young children. The goal of the report is to create a better understanding of and support for programs and initiatives that have the potential to reduce health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.

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Published: 2011
Giving birth the “white man’s way”

This article identifies the colonizing of childbirth in the north and the consequences for Inuit communities. Discusses how to improve access to culturally appropriate care for the First Nations of Canada. 


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Published: 1992