Spring issue features focus on Indigenous health care Becky Neckoway featured in Spring ’18 issue: ‘If you’re willing to work for it, you can do anything’ LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices
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 »

Engaging Indigenous communities

Engaging Indigenous communities

Laura Kokocinski CEO, North West LHIN The North West LHIN is committed to promoting close working relationships with Indigenous agencies and communities. As an organization, the LHIN is finding ways… 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 »

It takes more than health care to make people healthy

It takes more than health care to make people healthy

“We don’t just deal with health care. We deal with the social determinants of health within the same portfolio. That includes housing, drinking water, education and child welfare because it… 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 »

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 »

NOSM receives state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator.

NOSM receives state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator.

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) recently received a state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator. The x-ray irradiator machine, generously donated by Bruce Power, has been installed in NOSM’s medical school building… 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 »

Building a stronger health-care system

Building a stronger health-care system

Jeremy Stevenson CEO North East LHIN Aanii, Our strength is in our people. That’s why at the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) we put people first in… Read more »

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