Co-management is a sharing of responsibility and resources between governments and users. In this case, Health Co-management is a sharing of responsibility between Health Agencies, such as First Nations of Alberta, Health Canada and the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs.
Health Co-management represents First Nations communities in Alberta. We work to advocate for the holistic health of individuals in these communities. This advocacy is separated into six categories, which are handled by six sub-committees:
The Co-Management Committee approved priorities for the upcoming five year period starting in 2010. The priorities inform the work being done by all of the subcommittees and is reflected in the work plans.
There are five Health Co-Management priorities:
The Co-Management Committee recognizes the challenges associated with each of these areas and regular updates will continue to ensure that progress continues.