Health Care Practices

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The 1994 National Women and Drugs Conference

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Donnaleen Campbell
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, January/February 1995, pp. 10-11
Description
Overview of topics covered at Challenge, Consensus and Change conference held in Sydney in 1994.
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200 Years of Unfinished Business

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pat Swan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 29-40
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children and the continuing effects on mental health and lack of culturally appropriate programs.
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2007-2017 Research Summary: 10 Years of Community-based Research

Alternate Title
Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program: A Joint Initiative of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Wind Health Centre and Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Anishnaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program 2007 - 2017
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Description
Outlines research findings in the areas of cross cultural care, infectious disease, social determinants of health, maternal-child care, and addiction medicine.
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The 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Response in Remote First Nation Communities of Subarctic Ontario: Barriers and Improvements From a Health Care Services Perspective

Alternate Title
Remote First Nation Communities' Response to H1N1
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nadia A. Charania
Leonard J. S. Tsuji
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 70, no. 5, 2011, pp. 564-575
Description
Comments on the unique needs, during a public health emergency, of isolated First Nation communities.
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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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Aboriginal and Islander Health Workers Spread the Word

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Author/Creator
Lynette Kent
Jane Maxwell
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, March 1990, pp. 20-23
Description
Reprint of two letters received by the journal in 1989. One by a person involved in Aboriginal education and the other regarding African women's health.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Respect Program

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Author/Creator
Loretta Hardcastle
Vicki Bradford
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, March/April 2007, pp. 21-23
Description
Discusses program which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NOTE: pdf displays incorrect information (vol. 30 no.6 November/December 2006)
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Promotion Network

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Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 6, November/December 1995, pp. 29-31
Description
Looks at the establishment of the National Centre for Health Promotion, functions, and involvement with Aboriginal Health Promotion Network.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare and Health Outcomes in Manitoba

Alternate Title
The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Brad McKenzie
Corbin Shangreaux
Description
Chapter from The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba edited by Lynne Fernandez, Shauna MacKinnon, and Jim Silver. Material presented as exhibit 130 from the Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry.
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Aboriginal Children in Hospital 20 Years On

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Author/Creator
Rita Williams
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 6, November/December 1996, pp. 5-7
Description
Promotes need for outreach Paediatric service to reduce hospitalization, improvements to housing and food, and cross-cultural awareness training for hospital staff.
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Aboriginal Children Suffer While Governments Ignore Jordan's Principle

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Noni E. MacDonald
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 184, no. 8, May 15, 2012, p. 853
Description
Looks at a Nova Scotian teenager who has been denied disability benefits by the Government of Canada despite an agreement signed by federal and provincial governments.
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Aboriginal Community Health in South West Sydney

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Author/Creator
Audrey Tindal
Dorothy Shipley
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 4, July/August 1995, pp. 16-17
Description
Health care workers discuss roles in the community and the health programs they look after.
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Aboriginal Community Health Workers: Our Screening Program

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Author/Creator
K. Abbott
T. Beck
T. Cutter
H. Nelson
M. Armstrong
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, September 1979, pp. 24-28
Description
Explains a local health record system that enables semi-literate health workers to independently assess children and keep accurate health records of patients.
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The Aboriginal Cultural Safety Initiative: An Innovative Health Sciences Curriculum in Ontario Colleges and Universities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chandrakant P. Shah
Allison Reeves
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 10, no. 2, Valuing Indigenous Peoples in Health Research, 2015, pp. 116-130
Description
Looks at the development of a curriculum on Aboriginal cultural safety offered to all students enrolled in undergraduate health sciences programs. Offers three modules on the health of Aboriginal people.
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Aboriginal Curriculum Framework Developed

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ann Silversides
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 178, no. 13, June 17, 2008, p. 1650
Description
Brief description of a new program designed to educate medical students and faculty.
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Aboriginal Doulas for Aboriginal Women: An Action Plan for Bringing Traditional Birthing Support Practices Back into the Hands of Women: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
MacKinnon Williams
Description
Summarizes learnings from earlier pilot project, discusses models for introducing/integrating practitioners into maternity care in a variety of settings, and makes recommendations about steps needed to develop an effective province-wide network.
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Aboriginal Eye care Success

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Author/Creator
International Centre For Eye care Education
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 28, no. 2, March/April 2004, p. 25
Description
Examines the eye care clinics which were established in association with the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AHMRC) in Australia.
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Aboriginal Eyecare: A Review of Services in NSW

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Author/Creator
Gerd Schlenther
Nina Tahhan
Serina Stretton
Brian Layland
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 4, July/August 2006, pp. 7-8
Description
Reports that one of the main causes of cases of uncorrected vision is the lack of physical access to eyecare services.
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Aboriginal Health and Muttonbirding

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Author/Creator
Patsy Cameron
Phyllis Pitchford
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 4, December 1985, pp. 12-13
Description
Describes the practice of muttonbirding, the seasonal gathering of the chicks of seabirds for food, oil and feathers by Aboriginal people in Furneaux Group of islands north of Tasmania.
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Aboriginal Health Committees and Community Development (on the North Coast of NSW)

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Author/Creator
Mavis Golds
Eric van Beuden
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 6, November/December 1991, pp. 9-11
Description
Overview of community development program in which communities identified their own action program. Common priorities for discussion were housing, sewage, water, alcohol, first aid, and unemployment.
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Aboriginal Health Conference

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Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 22, no. 5, September/October 1998, pp. 7-8
Description
Reports on conference which was organized by a private commercial organization held in Sydney, Australia.
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Aboriginal Health, Healing, and Wellness in the DTES Study: Final Report

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Health, Healing, and Wellness in the Downtown Eastside Study
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kinwa Bluesky
Description
Goal of study was to gather information on extent of culturally appropriate health supports and to make recommendations that would increase integration of traditional, spiritual and cultural practices into existing services and programming.
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Aboriginal Health Human Resources: A Matter of Health

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Author/Creator
Emily Lecompte
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 8, no. 2, Connecting Place, People, and Health, March 2012, pp. 16-22
Description
Statistics reveal that the number of Aboriginal people trained to work in health careers over a ten year period exceeds the recommendation of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.
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The Aboriginal Health Organization of S.A.

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Author/Creator
Joan 0'Loughlin
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 11, no. 1, March 1987, pp. 3-6
Description
Looks at the responsibilities of the Aboriginal Health Organization of Southern Australia.
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Aboriginal Health: Social & Cultural Transitions Conference

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Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 6, November/December 1995, pp. 15-17
Description
Reviews presentations at the Aboriginal Health: Social and Cultural Transitions Conference held Sept 28-30 at the Northern Territory University in Darwin.
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