A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: health issues affecting Aboriginal peoples

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Janet Smylie
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Canada
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Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of recommendations that put forward holistic definitions of health, based on Aboriginal perspectives.

<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This series of articles is addressed to health professionals who wish to understand the perspectives from which Aboriginal individuals and communities may enter the therapeutic dialogue. It aims to supply health professionals with a toolkit to use when working with Aboriginal individuals and communities. Topics include: social, historic and political contexts, relevant health issues, how to mediate cultural differences, and ideas and examples regarding the development of health resources directed by and for Aboriginal peoples.</p>