Elders Gathering in Millbrook, NS
Elders from across the Atlantic region provide guidance around what mentorship should look like in Indigenous health research based on a Two Eyed Seeing or co-learning model.
Building a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples
Canadian Institutes of Health Research takes concrete steps to strengthen Indigenous health research in Canada
November 4, 2016 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Speaking at the National Forum on the 20th Anniversary of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, the President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Dr. Alain Beaudet, announced new steps the agency is taking to strengthen its relationship with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and, ultimately, improve Indigenous health outcomes in Canada.
Call for Participation
Calling current teachers, school cafeteria workers and parents of school-aged children!
Researchers at Dalhousie are conducting a study exploring the challenges and successes of supporting healthy school food environments. As part of this research, they are seeking participants that fit the following criteria to partake in one on one interviews:
• Parents of school aged children
• Current teachers
• Current school cafeteria workers
"Building on successes and learning from challenges of the Nova Scotia food and nutrition policy" is funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Max Bell Foundation, and led by co-principal investigators Dr. Sara Kirk and Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac. Participants will be asked to share their experiences, successes and challenges to supporting healthy school food environments.
If you or someone you know is interested in participating, please contact Kimberley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating the Launch of Froogie
On Saturday, February 25, 2017, the Healthy Populations Institute proudly launched a new smartphone app designed to encourage families to eat more fruits and vegetables.
Thanks to all who made the event possible, including Heart & Stroke, the research team, community partners, and the Dalhousie community.