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World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2004: Inuit Backgrounder

Provides statistical data on suicide in Inuit communities, as well as information on national and regional initiatives on suicide prevention. Link requires Microsoft Word.

Published: 2004
Interviewing Inuit elders: perspectives on traditional health

Examines traditional Inuit health practices and beliefs as remembered by both North and South Baffin elders: from treatments for fractures to methods of diagnosis and attitudes toward the injured or ill. PDF to read

Published: 2001
Aboriginal diabetes initiative: Métis, off-reserve aboriginal and urban Inuit prevention and promotion: program framework

Provides an overview of the Métis, Off-reserve Aboriginal and Urban Inuit Prevention and Promotion (MOAUIPP) component of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a strategy announced by the Government of Canada in 1999. Designed to assist in meeting the needs of Aboriginal people dealing with the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the program purpose, target population, objectives, primary prevention and health promotion priorities, program delivery model, funding, project criteria, accessing program resources, and monitoring and evaluation for the MOAUIPP.

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Published: 2000
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
Love your heart: encouraging healthy Inuit hearts (Labradorimiut)
Discusses how the heart works, the causes of preventable heart diseases, and what individuals can do to keep their hearts healthy, in Labradorimiut. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Mamaqtut! Inuit healthy living cookbook
Presents a cookbook designed to help Inuit make food choices that are healthy and delicious. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Highlights several methods to stop smoking, in Inuinnaqtun. Outlines the benefits of joining a support group. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Guidelines for Inuit communities working on reducing tobacco use
Provides guidelines for people working in the health fields wanting to address community concerns about the effects of tobacco use. (See Details)
Published: 1995
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