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NACM launches new website and resource materials for Aboriginal communities | National Aboriginal Council Of Midwives (NACM)

NACM launches new website and resource materials for Aboriginal communities | National Aboriginal Council Of Midwives (NACM) | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

"The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM) is pleased to announce the launch of its website along with a new series of educational materials that focus on Aboriginal Midwifery. The website and the educational materials, which include video, web and print materials, are intended to provide support, information and resources to First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals interested in the profession of midwifery as well as to communities interested in returning birth to their region.  All the promotional materials, along with additional information, can be found at www.aboriginalmidwives.ca."

 

Source: National Aboriginal Council of Midwives website

 

 

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Inuit Renew Fight Against Tuberculosis as Cases Increase

Inuit Renew Fight Against Tuberculosis as Cases Increase | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

" Tuberculosis... is nearly nonexistent among non-aboriginals born in Canada, with one case per 100,000 measured in 2009. But TB rates among the Inuit “are similar to those seen in developing countries,” ITK said, approaching 200 cases per 100,000, with no sign of slowing."

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Inuit youth mortality rates 'persistently high' - Health - CBC News

Inuit youth mortality rates 'persistently high' - Health - CBC News | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it
Inuit children and teens show a mortality rate about five times higher than their peers living elsewhere in Canada, and the rate is showing no sign of improvement.
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