First Nations Health Directors Association


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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Health Directors Gather for Wellness, Honouring and Service Improvements

September 26th, 2018

Health Directors working in First Nations communities across BC gathered on the traditional territory of the Sts’ailes Nation at Harrison Hot Springs in the Fraser Salish region on September 18-20, 2018 for the First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference. The event consisted of sharing technical advice on service improvements, […]

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FNHDA Members: Register today for the 2018 AGM and Conference!

July 17th, 2018

FNHDA Members, please join us for the members only, 2018 FNHDA Annual General Meeting and Conference being held on the traditional territory of the Sts’ailes First Nation on September 18, 19, and 20, 2018 at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Conference Centre located in the Fraser Salish region. Based on the rave reviews of […]

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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 […]

Nov. 19

Webinar Picks

  Medical Supplies & Equipment – First Nations Health Benefits webinar Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 1:30 – 3 PM First Nations technical health leads are invited to join us for an interactive webinar to learn more about the Medical Supplies and Equipment (MSE) program and pose your questions directly with First Nations Health Authority […]

May. 31

A Path Forward

Greetings members of the First Nations Health Directors Association:   You are invited to an exclusive video-conference planning session on Friday, June 14th from 10-11:30 am to help plan, set goals and outcomes for future mental wellness and substance use regional forums for your communities. Following the release of “A Path Forward” on March 19, […]