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NE LHIN starts Cultural Mindfulness Training

NE LHIN starts Cultural Mindfulness Training

One of the areas recognized as being important to improving Indigenous health outcomes is to educate health care professionals about Indigenous Cultural Safety. To accomplish this, the North East Local… Read more »

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

Northern Ontario School of Medicine establishes cross-border project to improve opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Native American populations The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and University of Minnesota… Read more »

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 »

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