First Nations Health Focus

Many factors can influence a person’s health, whether it be passed down genetically, your physical location, age, gender, or race we all have specific health risks. Today we focus on First Nations peoples and which specific health risks they may face and how to prevent and treat these conditions.

First Nations Health Focus

Resources for help in home adaptations: HASI – (Home Adaptations for Senior’s Independence) & RRAP-D (Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities)

More information on our website:

Support links for First Nations people:

First Nations Health Authority (FNHA):

Government of Canada Indigenous Resources:

Health link BC (has lots of great resources and links):

Assembly of First Nations (“The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada, which includes more than 900,000 people living in 634 First Nation communities and in cities and towns across the country.”)

Habitat for Humanity Indigenous Housing Partnership:

National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health:

Métis National Council (The Métis National Council has developed online information portal/websites to focus on five specific aspects of Métis Nation self-determination: political development; social development; economic development; cultural development; and meeting the global challenge of climate change.”):

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (The National Representational Organization Protecting and Advancing the Rights and Interests of Inuit in Canada” “Our work includes research, advocacy, public outreach and education on the issues affecting our population. We work closely with the four Inuit regions to present unified priorities in Ottawa.”):

If there are any additional resources that we have missed please do not hesitate to contact us so we may add them!

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