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NWT Health Network in French

"The mission of the NWT Health Network in French is to improve health care services for the French-speaking communities through effective policies and programs eliminating disparity in health services. We will continue to develop «win-win» relationships based on integrity, equity and ethics. We will continue to take up challenges in a field of constant evolution, and lasting profound reform. We will continue to develop interdisciplinary synergetic alliances with all the partners of health care services. Together, through mutual support, we will accomplish our mission. Universal coverage of health care services is a dynamic process; our common skill to innovate and feel concerned, assures us that our system will have a growing impact on greater health welfare for our community."
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Office of Minority Health (OMH)

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) was created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in 1986 as a result of the Report of the Secretary's Task Force on Black and Minority Health. OMH advises the U.S. Government and relevant agencies on public health issues affecting American Indian and Alaskan Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, Blacks/African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos. The OMH aims to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate health disparities. This site provides details of publications, conferences, research and employment opportunities. It is responsible for providing statistical information on a range of issues all of which are accessible.
Sunday, June 5, 2011

Arctic Health

The Arctic Health website is a central source for information on all aspects of the Arctic environment and health of northern peoples. The site provides access to information from hundreds of local, state, national and international health agencies, professional societies and universities. The Arctic Health Publications Database has more than 101,000 records and points to specific articles, out of print publications and information from special collections held in the Alaska Medical Library. The website is sponsored by the National Library of Medicine's Division of Specialized Information Services and maintained by the University of Alaska Anchorage's Alaska Medical Library.
Friday, June 3, 2011

MayoClinic Health Information

The MayoClinic Health Information website helps people manage their health through resources developed by health educators, nurses, doctors and scientists at the Mayo Clinic. Patient leaflets provide information, signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, screening and diagnosis, treatment and prevention for many health conditions. The site includes advice on lifestyle, when to seek medical help; each file indicating when it was last updated. By the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Features include Symptom Checker, First Aid and E-newsletter.
Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Guide for Health Professionals Working With Aboriginal Peoples: Health Issues Affecting Aboriginal Peoples [January 2001]

This Policy Statement has been reviewed by the Aboriginal Health Issues Committee and approved by Executive and Council of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.
Friday, February 18, 2011
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