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Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

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Published: 2000
Baseline measures workgroup final report

Presents a series of mutually determined 'baseline measures' to be used to monitor the performance of Aboriginal health care programs, whether Tribal or federally operated. Examines and makes recommendations on long term public health issues for all American Indian/Alaska Native programs whether they are Tribal, urban or Federally operated.

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Published: 1996
American Indian and Alaska Native cancer fact sheet
Provides information for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal and community members on how to reduce their risk of developing cancer. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Acting on what we know: preventing youth suicide in First Nations
Provides an examination of issues surrounding youth suicide, from basic suicide data to specific factors affecting First Nations, and based on this, presents recommendations for action. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Fetal alcohol syndrome epidemic on Manitoba reserve
Summarizes the findings of a study conducted on a First Nations reserve in Manitoba. Discusses public awareness campaigns. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Indian registration: unrecognized and unstated paternity
Provides an overview of the relevant Indian Act provisions, current unstated paternity policy and causes and impacts of unstated paternity. Concludes with a critical appraisal of a variety of policy options and recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Dialogue on Aboriginal health: sharing our challenges and our successes
Presents the discussions and presentations given at the "Dialogue on Aboriginal Health: Sharing our Challenges" conference, held June 24, 2002 in Aylmer, Quebec. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Understanding the needs of nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities with respect to misuse of tobacco, and current
Informs the work of the First Nations and Inuit Control Strategy in areas of capacity building and community engagement through the exploration and understanding of needs of nurses working with and in First Nations and Inuit communities, relative to tobacco misuse and current trends in health promotion. Examines what is needed, what is working and what can be shared among First Nations and Inuit communities, regarding tobacco misuse reduction, from the voices of the front line workers, the nurses themselves. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Diabetes among Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) people in Canada: the evidence
Examines the high rates of diabetes among Aboriginal people in Canada, as well as issues of early onset, greater severity at diagnosis, high rates of complications, lack of accessible services, and more. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Sudden infant death syndrome: reducing the risk in the circle of life
Presents a 17 minute video, narrated by Graham Greene, that focuses on reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) within the context of First Nations teachings. Features discussions and testimonials by First Nations members who have been touched by SIDS. Designed to be used in conjunction with the training manual, "SIDS: Facilitator's Discussion Guide," and the video, "When Babies Leave the Circle."