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Thunder Bay Regional breaks down barriers

Thunder Bay Regional breaks down barriers

Spiritual guide serves Indigenous patients Michael Robinson and Trina Diner claim that cultural and language barriers, travelling to a big city for care, and other challenges can make accessing health… Read more »

Addiction treatment program includes traditional healing

Addiction treatment program includes traditional healing

Mino Ayaa Ta Win Healing Centre opened in Fort Frances in December BY GRAHAM STRONG A unique treatment program and medically supported detox centre recently launched in Fort Frances aims… Read more »

Spring issue features focus on Indigenous health care

Spring issue features focus on Indigenous health care

Click on PDF editions to select. Indigenous Knowledge Keeper enlightens NOSM students Perry McLeod-Shabogesic, from Nipissing First Nation, is an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper who has been working with the Northern… Read more »

NOSM residents to train in NAN communities

NOSM residents to train in NAN communities

Left to right are Matawa First Nation Management CEO David Paul Achneepineskum, NOSM Dean Dr. Roger Strasser and Eabametoong First Nation Chief Elizabeth Atlookan signing agreement establishing the Remote First… Read more »

Diabetes pilot shows promise for remote First Nations

Diabetes pilot shows promise for remote First Nations

BY NORM TOLLINSKY A diabetes pilot program that relies on community health workers to provide support in four remote First Nation communities in northwestern Ontario is being proposed as a… Read more »

Becky Neckoway featured in Spring ’18 issue: ‘If you’re willing to work for it, you can do anything’

Becky Neckoway featured in Spring ’18 issue: ‘If you’re willing to work for it, you can do anything’

Dr. Becky Neckoway graduated from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in 2015 and practices medicine in Sioux Lookout. BY NADINE ROBINSON If you ask Dr. Rebekah (Becky) Neckoway what… Read more »

‘Believe in your potential for success’

‘Believe in your potential for success’

Kevin Brousseau hails from Waswanipi in northern Quebec and is currently doing his comprehensive community clerkship in Timmins. BY NADINE ROBINSON “Tânte kekî iši-wîcihitân anohc?” is something Kevin Brousseau is… Read more »

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

University researcher Nancy Young has received a $2 million Health System Research Fund (HSRF) grant for Health Promotion from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. reprinted from sudbury.com University… Read more »

Cultural mindfulness training fosters understanding

Cultural mindfulness training fosters understanding

NE LHIN programming being rolled out to hospitals, health-care organizations BY LINDSAY KELLY A new training program to help health-care practitioners become more mindful when working with Aboriginal patients is… Read more »

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