21 new doctors now serving Sudbury Children’s screening tool exported to other countries Innovative recruitment efforts bring Atikokan to full complement of doctors Dr. Sandra Cameron named program director, NOSM Internal Medicine Residency program HSN opens Kids Club House Room
NAN stresses link between food and Indigenous health

NAN stresses link between food and Indigenous health

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s annual Food Sympossium brings together delegates from across NAN territory to address the region’s food challenges and learn about traditional food preparation. Solutions include more generous… 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 »

Late start didn’t deter Dr. Elaine Innes

Late start didn’t deter Dr. Elaine Innes

“My heritage is very important to me. I believe the fact that I am Aboriginal is where my resiliency comes from… and my determination to succeed.” – Dr. Elaine Innes…. 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 »

Outreach model critical for mental health program

Outreach model critical for mental health program

Staff of the Ogimaawabitoong Kenora Chiefs Advisory Mental Health and Addictions Program with their grandmother drum. Kenora Chiefs Advisory program serves 13 communities BY NORM TOLLINSKY Mental health case managers… Read more »

Program helps Aboriginal survivors of childhood trauma

Program helps Aboriginal survivors of childhood trauma

Cheryl Hankard, Naandwe Noojimowin team lead/training specialist, Kelly Jeffords, Naandwe Noojimowin training specialist and Lisa Meawasige, director of mental wellness and minobimaadizing services. BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Given prominent media coverage… Read more »

Nursing stations plugged in to virtual critical care

Nursing stations plugged in to virtual critical care

Katie Keesickquayash, the telemedicine co-ordinator in Mishkeegogamang First Nation, one of the four pilot sites for the expansion of the Regional Critical Care Response program to nursing stations in northwestern… Read more »

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

NE LHIN funds PSW training in coastal communities

Three proud graduates if PSW training. “You can’t take an elder away from their home and community. It’s heart wrenching.” – Heather Cranney, First Nations Community Health Development Lead with… Read more »

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