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Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Crisis OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Future physicians from across Canada will meet ...

CBC (Feb 11) Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her people An Indigenous activist recently observed that Canada is at a crossroads: one road points to worsening conditions ...

CBC (Feb 2) 'Bringing birth back' to Indigenous women focus of University of Saskatchewan research

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

The birth experience in a hospital can be alienating for Indigenous women, says a University of Saskatchewan researcher, who is researching how to improve that experience and also potentially how to grow ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... are lower for Indigenous peoples compared to non-Indigenous peoples. Patrick McLane, of the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, and Bonnie Healy, with Alberta First Nations Information ...

CBC (Feb 1) One of Nova Scotia's first black nurses recalls struggles and triumphs

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... to attract black and Indigenous students "So I would say that's quite a feat for a person who had difficulties in getting into nursing in the first place," she said.   In 2003, she received the ...

CBC (Jan 27) MMIWG hearings shed light on lack of mental health services in Canada's north

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Three commissioners at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls spent three days last week in Yellowknife listening to heartbreaking testimony about loss and grief. While ...

CBC (Jan 24) U of A program aids Indigenous and low-income students in pursuit of medical degree

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Pursuing a career in medicine can be expensive, challenging and overwhelming for anyone. For those from Indigenous or lower socioeconomic backgrounds, it can be even more difficult. But two medical ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Heatley Avenue Doctor Chair The Heatley Community Health Centre will offer traditional health care, a supervised injection site and Indigenous healing. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC) The Heatley Community Health ...

University Affairs (Jan 22) Indigenous health researchers launch mentorship program

Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

“We see industry, health care, our justice system – so many different segments of the Canadian and international communities who have not had the privilege of understanding Indigenous perspectives,” said ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... favours students from Northern Ontario, those from other parts of rural/remote Canada, francophones and Indigenous students, but there is no affirmative action program. "We consulted with the community ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... favours students from Northern Ontario, those from other parts of rural/remote Canada, francophones and Indigenous students, but there is no affirmative action program. "We consulted with the community ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

Western University has emerged as a centre for Indigenous health research, leading a provincewide network of 13 institutions, the school announced Thursday. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Western University has emerged as a centre for Indigenous health research, leading a provincewide network of 13 institutions, the school announced Thursday. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... said. The other benefit of the program is it helps fulfill the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations by exposing more students to Indigenous care, culture and even traditional medicine. ...

The Squamish Chief (Dec 18): B.C. health leaders launch Indigenous cancer strategy

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Indigenous people facing the daunting road of cancer treatment should soon find fewer barriers on their path. Health Minister Adrian Dix joined Indigenous health leaders at the Squamish Nation’s Joe ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

OTTAWA -- Aboriginal physicians are praising Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott for acknowledging discrimination that unfolded at her Toronto-area practice prior to her political life -- an issue ...

Gov. Canada (Aug 18): Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Created on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, becomes Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. Jane Philpott, currently Minister of Health, becomes Minister of Indigenous Services. Kent Hehr, ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Health Minister Jane Philpott urges physicians to use power, privilege

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Physicians have a moral and ethical responsibility to do more for Canada’s most vulnerable populations, including Indigenous peoples and those with addiction and mental-health issues, the federal Health ...

CBC (Aug 17): Camp aims to recruit Indigenous youth to jobs in health care

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Indigenous youth from all over the province are in Corner Brook to learn about careers in the medical field and how to get the education they need to work in those jobs.   Shetshatshiu students ...

CBC (July 31): Pursuing the MD dream: How Caribbean-trained Canadian doctors struggle to come home

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors Dalhousie medical school struggling to attract black and Indigenous students   "You have two choices, let go of your dream ... or you think ...

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