Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal peoples

Reading Romanow : the implications of the final report of The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada for women

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Madeline Boscoe
Barbara Clow
Karen R. Grant
Ann Pederson
Kay Willson
Olena Hankivsky
Beth Jackson
Marina Morrow
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2003

Offers a chapter-by-chapter gendered analysis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow 2002).

ISBN/ISSN: 
CEX HERF.A76 2003
ISBN 0968928560
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Family violence in Aboriginal communities: a review

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Robert Kiyoshk
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the current status of family violence in Canadian aboriginal communities through a review of existing literature, resource materials and programs and services. The report is intended to be read and understood by frontline workers both on and off-reserve, such as nurses, police, medical personnel, health and social service workers and para-professionals, probations officers and others such as students, teachers, and government program and policy administrators.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.K59 2001

Centre for Aboriginal Health Research

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Initiates, coordinates and supports research activities designed to assist First Nations and Aboriginal communities and organizations in their efforts to promote healing, wellness and improved health services in their communities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-789-3250
Email Address: 
cahr@umanitoba.ca
Fax Number: 
204-975-7783
Street Address: 
J Buhler Research Centre, 715-715 McDermot Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3E 3P4

Iskwéwak Waniskawak

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy

Aims to help Aboriginal people, in particular women, their families and youth, access meaningful employment by providing services promoting labour market skills, career counselling and career planning, working with employers to identify work opportunities, working with employers and employee client to ensure successful work placements, and providing access to education opportunities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-791-6500
Email Address: 
snac@sk.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
306-522-8116
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
2115 Broad St
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 1Y6

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Forms a health centre whose mandate is to prevent ill health, treat illness, and provide support and aftercare programming. Services are offered in a culturally sensitive way that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal peoples. A satellite health centre is provided for the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation community at Golden Lake. Offers an integrated, holistic approach to health encompassing physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of well-being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-748-5999 (Clinic)
Secondary Telephone: 
613-748-0657 (Programs/Administration)
Email Address: 
info@wabano.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-748-9364
Street Address: 
299 Montreal Rd
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1L 6B8

Living in balance: gender, structural inequalities, and health promoting behaviors in Manitoba First Nation communities

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Brenda Elias
Audrey Leader
Doreen Sanderson
John O'Neil
Bob Tate
Publisher: 
Northern Health Research Unit, University of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes health promoting behaviours such as engaging in more physical activity, positive dietary changes, quitting smoking, and stopping drinking for a time, in First Nations peoples.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE ABGN.E45 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

National Aboriginal Diabetes Association

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Forms an organization that supports individuals, families and communities to access resources for diabetes prevention, education and research. Creates partnerships with organizations committed to the prevention and management of diabetes. Promotes community wellness as a strategy to prevent diabetes.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-927-1220
Email Address: 
diabetes@nada.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-927-1222
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-232-6232
Street Address: 
174 Hargrave St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3N2

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Recherche

Forms an organization whose mission is to encourage and support Aboriginal people in building and reinforcing sustainable health processes that address the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in the residential school system, including intergenerational impacts. Forme un organisme qui a pour mandat d'appuyer les peuples autochtones et de les encourager à concevoir, développer et renforcer des démarches de guérison durables qui s'attaquent aux effets des abus sexuels et physiques subis dans les pensionnats, y compris les répercussions intergénérationnelles.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-237-4441
Email Address: 
programs@ahf.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-237-4442
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-725-8886
Street Address: 
801-75 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5E7
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "programs@ahf.ca and webmaster@ahf.ca"

National Aboriginal Health Organization

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to influence and advance the health and well being of Aboriginal Peoples. Web site includes sections for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, research updates, details of upcoming conferences, an on-line newsletter, and access to a searchable database of their bibliographic and Web based resources, programs, and services.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-237-9462
Email Address: 
naho@naho.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-237-1810
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-602-4445
Street Address: 
1200-220 Laurier Ave W
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5Z9

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-567-1817
Email Address: 
info@caan.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-567-4652
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-285-2226
Street Address: 
602-251 Bank St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1X3
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