‘Know Your Status’ an undeniable success

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The ‘Know Your Status’ progam is being acknowledged as a model of success in the treatment and prevention of HIV and AIDS in First Nations communities. Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation and Big River First Nation are believed to be the only communities in Canada with programs that have achieved UNAIDS 90-90-90 standards, in which 90 per cent of people living with …

Health First welcomes two new members to our Advisory Board

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Health First is pleased to welcome to our Advisory Dr. Carolyn Pullen, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Strategy for the Canadian Nurses Association and Tyson Roffey, Head of Canadian Healthcare Solutions and Social Innovation for Hitachi Data Systems. Please read their full biographies under About Us.

Enhanced broadband access coming to rural and remote communities across Canada

In Standard by Geoff

Access to broadband is essential for living, working and competing in a digital world. For Canadians in rural and northern regions in particular, access to high-speed Internet can unlock tremendous economic potential, leading to the creation of new jobs, products and businesses that will benefit Canadian middle-class families. Connect to Innovate was developed after extensive consultations with stakeholders, Internet service …

Canadian Nurses Association launches bold initiative to support mobile nursing technologies in First Nations communities

In Standard by Geoff

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is preparing to launch an innovative mobile health app that will empower nurses working in First Nations communities to better focus on their clients rather than paperwork. Ultimately, it will lead to better care and better health for the clients nurses serve. Nurses will be provided with free, cloud-based mobile technology to more securely and …

1125@Carleton Announces Partnership with Health First to Support Mobile Nursing Technologies in First Nations Communities

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1125@Carleton at Carleton University has partnered with Health First, an Ottawa based not-for-profit organization, to support the development of an innovative mobile health services system that will empower front-line nurses working in First Nations communities. “We are extremely excited about the partnership with 1125@Carleton,” said John MacBeth, president and CEO of Health First. “United with the Canadian Nurses Association and …