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Innovations in Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

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The CHHRN partnered with the Health Council of Canada to initiate and populate a health human resources (HHR) innovations portal to showcase innovative approaches to health human resource issues. This was recently expanded to include innovations presented at the Canadian Heatlh Workforce Conference that was held in Ottawa in October 2014.  We highlight these innovations within the five key HHR themes of the Canadian Health Human Resources Network.

Innovation Name

Innovation Type

Jurisdiction

Link/Information

Aboriginal Day Withdrawal Program Program/Service Ontario Summary (Link)
Aboriginal Patient Navigator System Program/Service Ontario Summary (Link)
Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Program/Service British Colombia Summary (Link)
Bundles as Culturally Safe Practices  Program/Service Ontario

Summary (Link)

Cultural Resource Toolkit Program/Service Manitoba

Summary (Link)

HealthForceOntario: Practice Ontario Program/Service Ontario

Access (Link)

Summary(Link)

Mental Health Liaison Models/Roles/Practice Alberta Summary (PDF)
Mobile IGRA (Interferon-Gamma Release Assays) Testing Program for TB Program/Service British Colombia  
Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program Program/Service Ontario Summary (Link)
Nurse and Dietician Health Teams to Prevent Diabetic Complications Models/Roles/Practice Alberta Summary (PDF)
The Taber Clinic Models/Roles/Practice Alberta Summary (PDF)
Rural Road Map for Action Framework National Access (Link)

Showcase your HHR innovations for Rural, Remote and/or Aboriginal communities!

Eligibility Criteria: 

  1. Must be HHR related
  2. Should fall into one or more of the following descriptions:

          a) Models of Care, Roles or Practices 

          b) Tools or Resources

          c) Guides or Frameworks

          d) Methods, Approaches or Strategies

          e) Programs or Services

          f) Legislation, Policies & Standards of Practice

Submit Your HHR Innovation:

Please complete the CHHRN Innovation Submission Form and submit the completed form to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Health Canadacihr logo1This initiative has been generously funded by grants from Health Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the funders.