Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal peoples

Developing best practice environments: best practice model development in Aboriginal communities. Final report, March 2002

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English
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Author: 
Kevin Armstrong
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarises and analyzes survey information gathered from communities identified as successful in recruiting and retaining nurses, focussing mainly on transferred communities. Identifies workplace issues and makes recommendations towards developing a best practices model.

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ISBN 0973119330
NURS.A76 2002

Improving population health, health promotion, disease prevention and health protection services and programs for Aboriginal peo

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English
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Dianne Kinnon
Kinnon Consulting
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies key issues of concern and recommendations for follow-up to improve population health, health protection, health promotion, and disease prevention services and programs for Aboriginal people.

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ABGN.K56 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

National Aboriginal Health Organization Urban Aboriginal Health Centres Meeting, March 19-21, 2002, Winnipeg, Manitoba: final me

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English
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National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes opening and closing speeches, addresses, plenary sessions, and question and answer sessions from the Urban Aboriginal Health Centres meeting in March 19-21, 2002. Contains summaries of all topical presentations, namely: Who and what is NAHO?; Traditional knowledge and issues arising from its application; Aboriginal health services in the urban environment: a doctor's perspective; Aboriginal health: a new perspective; The medicine shield: model for HIV prevention and intervention; Aboriginal health and wellness standards.

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ABGN.U73 2002

An examination of Aboriginal health service issues and federal Aboriginal health policy: presentation to the Standing Senate Com

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English
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Paper
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Judith G Bartlett
Richard Jock
Laurel Lemchuk-Favel
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores important factors in regard to federal involvement in delivering and funding health services to Aboriginal people and impact of federal policies on Aboriginal health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.B37 2001

The Aboriginal Circle of Life Diabetes Support Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Provides peer support for Aboriginal people with diabetes. Also provides educational support in the self-management of diabetes.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-964-9087 ext 340
Email Address: 
ruth_cyr@ncct.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-964-2111
Street Address: 
c/o Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 16 Spadina Rd
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 2S7

The Aboriginal Circle of Life and Wellspring Cancer Support Group

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Support group/peer support

Meets with other members of the aboriginal community who are dealing with cancer and their loved ones. Shares feelings and worries. Teaches members on ways to cope with stress, access help in the community and take part in aboriginal customs and traditions. Professionally facilitated.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-964-9087 ext 340
Secondary Telephone: 
416-961-1928
Email Address: 
ruth_cyr@ncct.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-964-2111
Street Address: 
c/o Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 16 Spadina Road
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 2S7

National Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research

Works to provide research capacity to address the pressing mental health needs and concerns of Aboriginal peoples in rural and urban settings.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-340-8222 Ext 5246
Fax Number: 
514-340-7503
Street Address: 
Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Côte Ste Catherine Rd
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3T 1E4

Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development

Works to prevent type 2 diabetes in Kahnawake and empower community members to care for their personal and family health through continual improvement of their diabetes prevention model based on Kanien’keha values. Collaborates with all community organizations on a shared vision of diabetes prevention activities that reach all community members.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
450-635-4374
Email Address: 
info@ksdpp.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
450-635-7279
Street Address: 
PO Box 989 2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
Kahnawake Education Center
City: 
Kahnawake Territory, Mohawk Nation
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J0L 1B0

Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment

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Educational Institution
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English
Services Provided: 
Research

Forms an independent, multi-disciplinary research and education resource for Indigenous Peoples, created by Canada's Aboriginal leaders.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-398-7757
Email Address: 
cine.macdonald@mcgill.ca
Fax Number: 
514-398-1020
Street Address: 
C.I.N.E. Building, 21111 Lakeshore Road
City: 
Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H9X 3V9
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url (http://www.cine.mcgill.ca/) does not appear valid, changed to current link.

BC First Nations health handbook: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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English
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Author: 
Joan Fleischer
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

A companion document to the BC Healthguide, this handbook is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Desribes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

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ABGN.F54 2000
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