First Nations Health Directors Association

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FNHA/FNHC/FNHDA Advise Against All Gatherings to Prevent COVID-19 Spreading

March 22nd, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseCOAST SALISH TERRITORY – VANCOUVER, BC –The First Nations Health Authority, the First Nations Health Council and the First Nations Health Directors Association are strongly advising communities to cancel or postpone all community and cultural gatherings until the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.​ With the increasing evidence about the rapid spread of COVID-19 in British Columbia, […]

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BC Health Directors Reflect on Building Healthy Communities

October 24th, 2019

‘Healthy is the New Wealthy’ theme grounds 2019 AGM and Conference Health Directors from First Nation communities across BC gathered for their Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held on the traditional territory of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc at Skwelkwek’welt at Sun Peaks Resort from September 25-27, 2019. The First Nations Health Directors Association’s (FNHDA) […]

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Write a Kindness Message to Lift Someone’s Spirit

February 14th, 2019

LATERAL KINDNESS – Pass it on! The First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) is excited to introduce the Lateral Kindness Gram. The Lateral Kindness Gram is a resource developed by the FNHDA to promote lateral kindness by sending an uplifting message. With the Lateral Kindness Gram you can recognize a client, peer, friend, family member […]

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Jan. 26

Announcing 20 Youth & Elder Scholarships!

In partnership with the FNHDA, the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council and First Nations Health Authority are excited to announce 20 youth/Elder scholarships to attend Best of Both Worlds and the BC Quality Forum. Why scholarships? Including the voices of Elders and youth is essential to determining what matters most to our clients when […]

Jan. 26

FNHDA Members Dialogue Session on Quality Health Services

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (Pre-cursor to Best of Both Worlds Forum) 11:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Hyatt Regency, Vancouver The FNHA and FNHDA would like to invite all members of the Association to participate in a Members Dialogue Session on Quality Health Services. The purpose of this dialogue is to establish an awareness of […]

Dec. 14

A Health Service Focused Conference: Best of Both Worlds

At the recent First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) Annual General Meeting, the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) announced partial sponsorship for all registered members of the FNHDA to attend the 2017 BC Quality Forum on March 1-3 in Vancouver, BC. The FNHA confirmed the importance of a regular “service-focused conference” delivered in partnership with […]

Nov. 17

FNHDA Interim Elder Advisor

Pictured: Pat Charlie (left) and Virginia Peters (right) FNHDA has a new Interim Elder Advisor! We are honored to have Virginia Peters as the new Interim Elder Advisor. An Honoring Ceremony was held on September 28, 2016, during the Gala Dinner at the Annual General Meeting to welcome Virginia into this new role. Virginia (Ginny) […]

Jul. 13

2016 FNHDA Inspiration Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 2016 FNHDA Inspiration Awards are now open!  Please review full Inspiration Award Guidelines and submit a Nomination Form today! Now is your chance to nominate an exceptional First Nations Health Director/Lead who is doing extraordinary work in our communities. To be eligible for consideration, nominees must be a FNHDA Member in […]

Dec. 4

FNHDA Mental Wellness Campaign

“Stress and Burnout” have been identified as two significant challenges for Health Directors and may contribute to high turnover in the profession.  Last year, in response to this reality, the FNHDA launched a mental wellness campaign for association members. Over the past year the First Nations Health Directors Association has worked hard to create a […]