Focusing on Children in Care

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When it comes to health, the chief standard by which we should measure our performance is in how we treat our children. The health of our children is the health of our nation. Children are the citizens who can least ...


First Nations leaders Call for better health services on reserves

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In the Edmonton Journal on February 12, 2014, the article by Karen Kleiss appeared. The Health Minister Fred Horne says "the state of health care for First nations leaves very much to be desired." To read the entire article, click ...


Alberta hosted the National HSIF Webinar

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On January 14, 2014 Alberta hosted the National HSIF Webinar to provide an update on the HSIF Provincial Support for Integrated Primary Care On Reserve Project.  To view the presentation, click here.


NIHB Drug Benefit List & Update Link

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The link below will provide a link to the First Nations & Inuit Health Branch web page on NIHB benefits, the national drug benefit list and updates on this list as they are available.   To access this link click ...


Sunchild First Nation - Primary Care Network Partnership

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Sunchild First Nation is a semi-isolated reserve located in Treaty 6 territory in Central Alberta, north west of Rocky Mountain House.  Affiliated with the Yellowhead Tribal Council, the Health program provides specialized therapy services to their members living on-reserve that ...


About the NIHB Program

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The Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program is a national program that provides coverage to registered First Nations and recognized Inuit to support them in reaching an overall health status that is comparable with other Canadians. The NIHB Program provides coverage ...


HCOM Annual Review, 2012-13 PDF

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The HCOM Annual Review, 2012 -13 is now available in pdf format. To access this document click here.



HCOM 2012 - 2013 Annual Review

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On behalf of Treaty six, Treaty seven and Treaty eight, and FNIHB-AB, Health Canada, it is with great pleasure that we present the 2012- 2013 HCOM Annual Review. This year, the report format is different than in previous years in ...


HCOM Decisions for Fiscal Year 2012-2013

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Decisions from each Committee and Subcommittee for fiscal year 2012 - 2013 are detailed in the accompanying document.  In order to read the document, click here.


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