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Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/pubs/diseases-maladies/_diabete/2000_reserve-program/index-eng.php

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  
http://www.ihs.gov/publicinfo/publications/Baseline/table_of_contents.asp

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
Understanding the needs of nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities with respect to misuse of tobacco, and current   
http://www.anac.on.ca/tobacco/ANACTO.pdf
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  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnih-spni/pubs/diabete/2001_evidence_faits/index_e.html
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."
Sudden infant death syndrome: when babies leave the circle
Presents a 21 minute video, narrated by Graham Greene, that looks at the grieving process and offers support for those who have had a child die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), within the context of First Nations teachings. Designed for use in conjunction with the manual, "SIDS: Facilitator's Discussion Guide," and the video, "Reducing the Risk in the Circle of Life."
SIDS: facilitator's discussion guide
Presents a training manual, to be used in conjunction with the videos "Reducing the Risk in the Circle of Life" and "When Babies Leave the Circle," to train community health representatives and other health workers about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in their communities.
Published: 2002
First Nations and Inuit people living with HIV  
http://www.niichro.com/AIDSbook.html
Provides information about HIV/AIDS and how it works in the body. Also lists information on accessing medication and traditional healing for First Nation and Inuit people. (See Details)
Published: 2001
First Nations and Inuit regional health surveys, 1997: a synthesis of the national and regional reports
Synthesizes the findings of a collection of regional-level surveys on First Nations and Inuit health.
Published: 2004
American Indian and Alaska Native cancer fact sheet  
http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu/pubs/files/aian_cancer_FS_06042004.pdf
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