Ashcroft First Nation is implementing the use of clear easy clean “tote boxes” to deliver food (hampers/food drops) to community members living on-reserve. A tote is provided to each household, filled with food and dropped outside each home for homeowner to retrieve. This ensures the necessary physical distancing of the staff and the homeowners. These […]
The Osoyoos Indian Band Scavenger Hunt is a wellness initiative designed to maintain healthy cultural activity for Youth and Elders in community while practicing physical / social distancing. It is run by our Youth Worker staff who are on a work-from-home arrangement. The program uses Facebook as the primary avenue for participation. This program promotes […]
Welcome to the first episode of A Mentorship Minute – a new monthly blog from FNHDA!
Joint Statement on Preliminary Findings from Investigation of Former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School in Williams Lake
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The First Nations Health Directors Association recognizes the one year progress report from Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on work to implement recommendations from the In Plain Sight report. The report confirmed what Health Directors know about the daily, lived experiences for First Nations people. Health Directors are the voice of the community, working to transform […]
Sacred and Strong – Report on the Health of First Nations Women and Girls Tells Stories of Strength, Resilience
The partnership between the First Nations Health Authority and the Provincial Health Officer takes a different approach to reporting on the health and wellness of First Nations women and girls. Sacred and Strong: Upholding our Matriarchal Roles carries the voices of over 120 women who have shared their stories and lived experiences to represent, create a […]
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Zero Tolerance of Racism Basic First Step to Ensure Equal Access to Health Care for First Nations people in BC
First Nations Health Governance Pillars respond to Addressing Racism Review report Coast Salish Territory – Today, the First Nations Health Council, Health Authority and Health Directors Association expressed their shared goal of equal access to health care for First Nations people and a health system experience free from racism, in response to release of the Addressing Racism […]
Congratulations to all the Members who helped make our first virtual AGM a great success! Through August and September, FNHDA Board of Director elections were held in all five regions. Eleven FNHDA Board positions were vacant or had terms expiring at the 2020 AGM, which was held virtually on September 24, 2020. Per the FNHDA […]