First Nations Health Directors Association


Register Today for FNHDA Lateral Kindness Train-the-Trainer Sessions

August 16th, 2017

The First Nations Health Directors Association is hosting an intensive 3-day Lateral Kindness Train the Trainer session in each region. In February 2017, the First Nations Health Governance Partners (FNHC, FNHA and FNHDA) signed a joint Declaration of Commitment: Lateral Kindness. The FNHDA lateral kindness training sessions are an exciting step to put into action […]

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The nominations for the 2017 FNHDA Inspiration Awards are now open!

June 20th, 2017

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 good standing with the Association. All nominations are kept confidential to […]

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Introducing the FNHDA Senior Specialist for Member Services and Programs

June 20th, 2017

The First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) is extremely pleased to announce that Jeanine Lynxleg has joined the Shared Secretariat as the Senior Specialist, Member Services and Programs. Jeanine has accepted a one-year secondment from her position as the FNHA Fraser Salish Regional Manager. We would like to take a moment to introduce this new […]

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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 […]

Aug. 21

Proposed Update on the FNHDA Constitution and Bylaws

Register today by emailing The Board of Directors met in June to provide direction to the work of the Association and to determine the next steps on a number of key projects.  We are pleased to report there has been progress made with respect to the revision of the FNHDA Terms of Reference. We […]

Aug. 19

Nominate a Health Director in Your Community for an FNHDA Inspiration Award!

  Each year, the First Nations Health Directors Association honours one FNHDA member from each of five health regions with an Inspiration Award at their annual AGM. There are plenty of health and wellness champions doing extraordinary things in our communities, and the FNHDA Inspiration Award is a great way to celebrate their achievements and […]

Aug. 19

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! for the upcoming FNHDA AGM September 15, 16, 17, 2015!

  We are proud to host the First Nations Health Directors Association 2015 AGM at the beautiful Tigh-Na-Mara resort in Parksville on Vancouver Island September 15-17, 2015. This year the FNHDA AGM will be themed around Cultural Safety, with a focus on your Wellness Journey, highlighting self-care and providing wellness activities on-site. A formal event […]

Mar. 20

FNHDA wellness definitions survey

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is interested to learn how you define wellness. The FNHA has been given a strong mandate by BC communities to focus on what makes our communities well. We are in the process of developing wellness indicators so we can start to measure wellness among BC First Nations. As a […]

Jan. 23

Registration Open! Hope, Help, and Healing Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Health Directors Forum

The First Nations Health Directors Association and First Nations Health Authority are working together to coordinate a forum specifically for Health Directors on Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention: Hope, Help, and Healing. This interactive learning session will be held April 14, 15, 16, 2015 at Harrison Hot Springs Resort in the Fraser-Salish region near Agassiz. […]

Jun. 27

First Nations Health Directors Association Ready to “Step Up” to Wellness Challenge

COAST SALISH TERRITORY (Vancouver BC) – The First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) leadership is eager to Step Up to the wellness challenge announced yesterday by the First Nations Health Council (FNHC). The 2nd Annual First Nations Health Leadership Challenge: Beefy Chiefs 2.0 – Step Up will focus on Chiefs and First Nations health leaders […]