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In 1996, the Assembly of First Nations Chiefs Committee on Health (CCOH) mandated that a First Nations health survey be implemented every four years across Canada. This resulted in the creation of the First Nations and Inuit Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS). Considered an important stepping stone in First Nations control over research, it is often referred to as the "First Nations Survey of Choice".

The 2002/2003 is attached.

Date Posted: 5 years 1 month ago

Every Door is the Right Door
Towards a 10-Year Mental Health and Addictions Strategy
A discussion paper, July 2009

In 2008, our Government made a commitment to strengthen mental health and addiction services in the province, including cutting wait times in emergency departments for people with mental illnesses and addictions and providing better care for people with eating disorders or early psychosis. They also promised to develop a comprehensive mental health and addiction strategy that would lead to better services for Ontarians.

In October 2008, an Advisory...

Date Posted: 5 years 1 month ago

Presentations for this year's forum are now available for download

All presentations are in pdf format and easily accessible by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Attachments include:

The Draft Agenda.
Prescription Drug Abuse Strategy "A Proactive Approach" presented by Chief Arthur Moore
Assembly of First Nations "First Nations Health Update" presented by Jonathan Thompson
First Nation and Inuit Health "Community Based Reporting Template 2009-10"
Garden River Wellness Centre "Using our Community Wellness Record to facilitate the...

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3 Jun 2016
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3 Jun 2016
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9 Sep 2015
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15 Jan 2015
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29 Mar 2016
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We have partnered with Cancer Care Ontario to develop and publish Cancer in First Nations in Ontario: Risk Factors and Screening to address the information gap associated with First Nations health data.

This report is...

Date Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
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2 Dec 2014
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AHHRI stands for Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative (AHHRI)

AHHRI is a 5-year initiative (2005-2010) that will develop and implement health human resources strategies that respond to the unique needs and diversity among First Nations, Inuit, and Métis. It will seek to provide the right balance and numbers of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis health care providers, increase the level of cultural competency of health care providers and, as well, respond to the current, new and emerging health services issues and priorities while integrating with the pan-Canadian Health Human...

Date Posted: 1 year 8 months ago
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25 Oct 2015
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21 Oct 2014
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Three talks that highlight the successes that eHealth applications, services and programs have had within the First Nation Communities.

Date Posted: 3 years 2 weeks ago
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4 Jun 2014
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3 Dec 2014
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Date Posted: 5 years 4 weeks ago

Ontario First Nations leadership and communities have expressed concerns that the abuse of certain prescription drugs has become an epidemic in First Nations communities. This epidemic is affecting communities and family structures through increased violence, theft, divorce, loss of needed human resources, plus a host of other negative social problems. In response to these concerns and the absence of Health Canada policy to address prescription drug abuse, Chiefs in Assembly passed Resolution 08/68. The Resolution provides direction to the Ontario Regional Chief and the Ontario Chiefs...

Date Posted: 4 years 2 weeks ago
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4 Jul 2013
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10 Aug 2016
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7 Feb 2014
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This toolkit was developed for use in the First Nations Panorama Deployment in Ontario (FNPDiO) Project and follows accepted Privacy and Security industry standards. However, the information and tools will help you consider important privacy and security issues for any project that involves health information. This document was developed by the Knowledge Management Advisory Group (KMAG), whose partners include the Chiefs of Ontario, Health Canada and the Province of Ontario, for the purpose of the First Nation Panorama Deployment in Ontario. It reflects the priorities, concerns and laws...

Date Posted: 4 years 6 months ago

Information on the First Nation Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey

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A new influenza virus, referred to as the H1N1 flu in this report (attached), was first discovered in Mexico in April 2009. Human cases were detected in Canada and in most regions of the world soon after. There have been more than 440, 000 laboratory confirmed cases and 5,700 deaths globally from the H1N1 flu and 1,799 hospitalized cases and 92 deaths from the H1N1 flu in Canada as of October 25, 2009.

The attached report focuses mainly on the H1N1 flu in First Nations communities in Ontario. Ontario is home to more First Nations peoples and more First Nations communities than any...

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18 Aug 2016
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17 Oct 2014
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2 Dec 2013
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2 Oct 2014
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The Health Coordination Unit (HCU) and the Ontario Chiefs Committee on Health (OCCOH) both saw the need for this guide to be developed to assist First Nations people living in Ontario to understand the eligible health benefits and services under the federal and provincial programs. The attached guide is a tool to access Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) benefits and Ontario’s health program benefits and services and does not necessarily reflect endorsement by Chiefs of Ontario (COO). There have been two versions of the guide produced. The original (NIHB Complete Guide -...

Date Posted: 3 years 6 months ago
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8 Dec 2013
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5 May 2015
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21 Mar 2016
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4 May 2014
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In recognition of National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day (NADA-D) the National Aboriginal Diabetes Association has released their Just Move It Toolkit. The toolkit proides valuable information on how to plan and promote community events.

For more information and to download the toolkit click HERE.

Date Posted: 2 years 10 months ago
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31 Jul 2014
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20 Dec 2013
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21 Oct 2014
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25 May 2016
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24 Jun 2016
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5 Jun 2017
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15 Mar 2017
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24 Jun 2016
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2 Dec 2014
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6 Dec 2016
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11 Feb 2014
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27 Mar 2014
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Date Posted: 3 years 7 months ago
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7 Nov 2013

New Diabetes Resources

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This report is intended to support Chiefs, Health Directors and Program Managers in their health planning. It supplements the information provided in each community’s annual Drug Utilization Report. By aggregating all of Ontario First Nations data together, a more detailed analysis of trends by age groups and gender is feasible.

The report is organized into the following sections:
1. Trends in opiate use
2. Trends in use of medications to treat diabetes
3. Trends in use of medications to treat heart conditions
4. Trends in use of mental health medications by...

Date Posted: 4 years 1 month ago
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Many First Nations Citizens have a Status Card with an expiration date on the back. Please note that you MAY be denied NIHB Benefit coverage by health service providers if the Status Card is expired.

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Date Posted: 2 years 9 months ago
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18 Sep 2014
Date Posted: 5 years 4 weeks ago

Emergency means a situation or an impending situation that constitutes a danger of major proportions that could result in serious harm to persons or substantial damage to property and that is caused by the forces of nature, a disease or other health risk, an accident or an act whether intentional or otherwise. They affect public safety, meaning the health, welfare and property, as well as the environment and economic health of the community.

In order to protect residents, businesses and visitors, each First Nation Community requires a coordinated emergency response by a number of...

Date Posted: 2 years 8 months ago
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9 Oct 2014
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Date Posted: 3 years 8 months ago
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27 Sep 2013

The Ontario First Nations Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC) are proud to release ‘Natural High’, a life promotion campaign initiative that includes a public service announcement and a mini documentary. OFNYPC share the stories of their peers who have overcome addiction struggles to become young leaders of today.

The ‘Natural High’ campaign is an encouraging message of hope and success. The OFNYPC want to convey that while life can be challenging, it offers many rewards that are available to everyone. There are ways to obtain a ‘Natural High’ without...

Date Posted: 5 years 4 weeks ago
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TO: ONTARIO FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES
FROM: FIRST NATIONS INUIT HEALTH, ONTARIO REGION
SUBJECT: ONTARIO'S FLU VACCINE STRATEGY
DATE: SEPTEMBER 25, 2009

The H1N1 flu virus has rapidly spread across the world. The symptoms of H1N1 flu virus are similar to the symptoms of seasonal flu and can include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. The spread of the H1N1 flu virus is also thought to be happening in the same way that seasonal flu spreads. Individuals should continue to take normal precautions to protect themselves as they would from...

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What you can find at Our Time, Our Health:

- Find funding sources for new programs
- Learn about evaluating your projects
- Have a new program at your organization and not to sure where to start? Visit the Programming links under each heading and find what you need to start. Don't see what you need? Email us and ask.
- Have a great idea that worked for you? Become a member of our team and Share Your Story!

Our Time, Our Health was built as a part of the Ontario First Nations Integrated Health...

Date Posted: 3 years 1 month ago
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17 May 2014
Objectives: Despite attempts, policy silences continue to create barriers to addressing the healthcare needs of First Nations, Inuit and Me´tis. The purpose of this article is to answer the question, if what we have in Canada is an Aboriginal health policy patchwork that fails to address inequities, then what would a Healthy Aboriginal Health Policy framework look like?
 
Methods: The data collected included federal, provincial and territorial health policies and legislation that contain Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit...
Date Posted: 9 months 3 days ago
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15 Mar 2014
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4 Jun 2016
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The Online Data Tool can be found here: http://coo.data.fnigc.ca/online

 

 

Date Posted: 9 months 3 days ago
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22 Sep 2016
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Date Posted: 4 years 6 months ago
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Letter to Pharmacy Providers - December 14, 2012

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Letter to Medical Supplies & Equipment providers re: resumption of claims processing

Date Posted: 4 years 4 months ago

Regional Health Survey Phase II Results

Date Posted: 4 years 1 month ago
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First Nations Regional Health Survey Phase II 2008-2010

Date Posted: 2 years 1 month ago
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7 May 2015
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
 
Ontario Region wants to acknowledge all those individual who participated; your input will help all First Nations across the country. The Regional Health Survey (RHS) People’s Report paints a picture of First Nations health in Ontario based on health data gathered through Phase 1 (2002/03) and Phase 2 (2008/10). This report was informed by the Cultural Framework developed by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) in 2005 – one that looks at total health based on: a balance of spiritual...
Date Posted: 3 years 11 months ago
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25 Jul 2013
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Slides from a Health Canada talk titled "Wholistic Approach to Oral Health in Ontario First Nations:Opportunities for Dental Hygienists" and presented at the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association Provincial Conference, September 24 –25, 2010, Sheraton Parkway Toronto North –Richmond Hill.

Date Posted: 3 years 11 months ago
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22 Jul 2013