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Indians

Dialogue on Aboriginal health: sharing our challenges and our successes

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Raincoast Ventures
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Surrey, BC

Presents the discussions and presentations given at the "Dialogue on Aboriginal Health: Sharing our Challenges" conference, held June 24, 2002 in Aylmer, Quebec.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.D53 2002

Fetal alcohol syndrome epidemic on Manitoba reserve

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English
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Online
Author: 
David Square
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the findings of a study conducted on a First Nations reserve in Manitoba. Discusses public awareness campaigns.

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Direction générale de la santé des Premières Nations et des Inuits

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Promotion de la santé

Appuie la prestation de services de santé publique et de promotion de la santé sur les réserves et dans les communautés inuits. Fournit également des médicaments, des soins dentaires et des services de santé accessoires aux Premières nations et aux Inuits, quel que soit leur lieu de résidence. Offre également des soins primaires sur les réserves dans les régions éloignées et isolées, où les services provinciaux ne sont pas facilement disponible. // Supports the delivery of public health and health promotion services on-reserve and in Inuit communities. Provides drug, dental and ancillary health services to First Nations and Inuit people regardless of residence. Also provides primary care services on-reserve in remote and isolated areas, where there are no provincial services readily available.

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Internal Notes : 
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Contact Info
Email Address: 
301- 443-4242
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
301- 443-1071
Street Address: 
The Reyes Building 801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
City: 
Rockville
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20852-1627

Two Spirited People of the First Nations (TPFN)

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

Provides emotional, cultural, educational and outreach activities. Provides educational and preventative programs and services.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 944-9300
Email Address: 
info@2spirits.com
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Fax Number: 
(416)944-8381
Street Address: 
43 Elm Street, 2nd Flr
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1H1

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

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Governmental Body
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Supports First Nations and Inuit in developing healthy, sustainable communities and in achieving their economic and social aspirations. Delivers services such as education, housing, and community infrastructure to Status Indians on-reserve, and social assistance and social support services to residents on-reserve.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
InfoPubs@ainc-inac.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
866-817-3977
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-567-9604
TTY/TDD: 
866-553-0554
Street Address: 
Terrasses de la Chaudière 10 Wellington, North Tower
City: 
Gatineau
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0H4

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662293746

Baseline measures workgroup final report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Baseline Measures Workgroup
Publisher: 
Indian Health Service, and the American Indian and Alaska Native People
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Rockville, MD

Presents a series of mutually determined 'baseline measures' to be used to monitor the performance of Aboriginal health care programs, whether Tribal or federally operated. Examines and makes recommendations on long term public health issues for all American Indian/Alaska Native programs whether they are Tribal, urban or Federally operated.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.B37 1996

National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization

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

Works to upgrade the quality of health care of Indian and Inuit people to the standard of health enjoyed by the rest of the population of Canada.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
450-632-0892
Email Address: 
niichro@niichro.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
450-632-2111
Street Address: 
PO Box 1019, 1 Roy Montour Lane
City: 
Kahnawake
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J0L 1B0

Assembly of First Nations

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Groupe de pression

Forms the national representative organization of the First Nations in Canada. // Sert de forum national délégué des Premières Nations.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-241-6789
Email Address: 
bhendry@afn.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-241-5808
Street Address: 
1002-1 Nicholas St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 7B7
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract
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