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Love your heart: encouraging healthy Inuit hearts (Labradorimiut)

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Labradorimiut
Translated Title: 
Nalligillugu ommatet: uigititsivallianik inosikatsianimmut Inuit ommatinginnik
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Aluji Rojas
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how the heart works, the causes of preventable heart diseases, and what individuals can do to keep their hearts healthy, in Labradorimiut.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894396367

First Nations and Inuit regional health surveys, 1997: a synthesis of the national and regional reports

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
First Nations Centre
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Synthesizes the findings of a collection of regional-level surveys on First Nations and Inuit health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F57 2004

First Nations and Inuit people living with HIV

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
National Indian and Inuit Community Representatives Organizations
Publisher: 
National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.F57 2001

Diabetes among Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) people in Canada: the evidence

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.D53 2000
ISBN 0662299760
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Understanding the needs of nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities with respect to misuse of tobacco, and current

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

Dialogue on Aboriginal health: sharing our challenges and our successes

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Raincoast Ventures
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Surrey, BC

Presents the discussions and presentations given at the "Dialogue on Aboriginal Health: Sharing our Challenges" conference, held June 24, 2002 in Aylmer, Quebec.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.D53 2002

Direction générale de la santé des Premières Nations et des Inuits

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Promotion de la santé

Appuie la prestation de services de santé publique et de promotion de la santé sur les réserves et dans les communautés inuits. Fournit également des médicaments, des soins dentaires et des services de santé accessoires aux Premières nations et aux Inuits, quel que soit leur lieu de résidence. Offre également des soins primaires sur les réserves dans les régions éloignées et isolées, où les services provinciaux ne sont pas facilement disponible. // Supports the delivery of public health and health promotion services on-reserve and in Inuit communities. Provides drug, dental and ancillary health services to First Nations and Inuit people regardless of residence. Also provides primary care services on-reserve in remote and isolated areas, where there are no provincial services readily available.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
301- 443-4242
Fax Number: 
301- 443-1071
Street Address: 
The Reyes Building 801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
City: 
Rockville
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20852-1627

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Supports First Nations and Inuit in developing healthy, sustainable communities and in achieving their economic and social aspirations. Delivers services such as education, housing, and community infrastructure to Status Indians on-reserve, and social assistance and social support services to residents on-reserve.

Email Address: 
InfoPubs@ainc-inac.gc.ca
TTY/TDD: 
866-553-0554
Fax Number: 
866-817-3977
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-567-9604
Street Address: 
Terrasses de la Chaudière 10 Wellington, North Tower
City: 
Gatineau
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0H4

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

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662293746
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