The Stollery Awasisak Indigenous Health Program at the University of Alberta Hospital was created in 2016 to build bridges for Indigenous children. Some of the families have to travel up to 1,000 km.
Indigenous Health Care
The federal and Alberta governments and the chiefs of 11 First Nations from Treaties 6, 7, and 8 signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday at a ceremony in Edmonton.
Kirkland and Englehart district hospitals in Ontario hosted a series of Cultural Mindfulness Workshops to inform health care staff about Indigenous history and issues affecting First Nation communities.
B.C. is rolling out a new strategy aimed at improving cancer care for the province’s Indigenous peoples.
The initiative, which has been years in the making, is built on a partnership between the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and BC Cancer Agency, along with several other groups.