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The Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) Conference comes to Sudbury

The Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) Conference comes to Sudbury

Award-winning TV and radio personality Candy Palmater opened the fifth Rainbow Health Ontario Conference at the Radisson Hotel in Greater Sudbury on March 22, 2018. • The biennial Rainbow Health… 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 »

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 »

North East LHIN recognizes Donna Stewart as Healthy Change Champion

North East LHIN recognizes Donna Stewart as Healthy Change Champion

Donna Stewart has worked in the social services sector for over 20 years. For as long as she can remember, she has wanted to help address challenges in order to… 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 »

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cathy Paroschy Harris with the Screen for Life Coach. The coach plays a key role in providing more access to cancer screening to everyone across northwestern Ontario including Indigenous communities…. Read more »

Stars align for health care transformation

Stars align for health care transformation

Flood of new programs and services announced GOntario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dr. Eric Hoskins, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Minister of Indigenous Services Dr…. Read more »

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Thanks to the Northern Ontario Eye Van, a 48-foot tractor-trailer with the latest screening technology Northerners in remote communities don’t have to travel eight or nine hours to an urban… Read more »

Choose Life program funds emergency suicide response

Choose Life program funds emergency suicide response

NAN Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum (left) and Choose Life program co-ordinator Rosemary McKay. Choose Life is an immediate relief program under the Jordan’s Principle Child-First Initiative designed to… Read more »

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