• First Nations Health Forum - A second day, rich in content!
Feb 26, 2015

 Wendake, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - More than one hundred people, from health directors to nurses, nutritionists, etc., came together this morning to attend two very interesting conferences. The first, given by a specialist from the École nationale d’administration publique, Hugo Roy, addressed the challenges posed by the question of ethics in public health. Afterwards, Dr. Samuel Harper provided an update on the fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

This morning’s workshops enthralled participants, who enjoyed the sheer variety of topics such as violence prevention, healing through art, as well as the learning achieved through the self-evaluation process undertaken by the Naskapi community of Kawawachikamach. 

The FNQLHSSC seized this opportunity to award diplomas to Jennifer Presseault, Angela Rogers, Louise Niquay and Tina Chevrier, who, with brio, completed their training on diabetic retinopathy screening, offered by Louise Tanguay and Isabelle Cornet from the FNQLHSSC. These four nurses and technicians are now qualified to offer training to other nurses and technicians. What an excellent way of sharing First Nations expertise!

The afternoon was dedicated to projects spearheaded by the Health Services Integration Fund. Indeed, these initiatives will certainly serve as an inspiration to others. All their projects may be consulted on the FNQLHSSC website, under the PUBLICATIONS heading.

TipiNews is on hand to cover the event for you! View this morning’s news report on the FNQLHSSC website.




Source:    Chantal Cleary, communication officer


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