On October 29, 2016, the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity held a Truth and Reconciliation Summit for participants to learn about and respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action. If you missed the live stream, keynote speeches and panel discussion are available to watch in the video at this website: https://www.banffcentre.ca/truth-and-reconciliation-summit
On April 14, 2016, members of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation and the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority met with the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development in Ottawa, to discuss the delivery of health care to First Nations people in the north. The meeting can be viewed here.
The MenoYaWin classroom is NOW OPEN and is located off the main lobby of the hospital.
The classroom is open to all learners from K-8 as well as high school and adult education. All Students are welcome in the classroom for any period of time whether it is only a few hours or a few weeks.
The MenoYaWin Classroom is open from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. Families checking into the hostel are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to keep your kids engaged in school studies while in Sioux Lookout for medical reasons. See Poster here.
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority is hosting a 1 day Infection Prevention and Control workshop on January 24, 2018. The workshop will focus on basic infection control principles that can be applied to the workplace, the home and the community. The aim of the workshop is to increase and reinforce community health worker knowledge of infection prevention and control and to provide them with the tools to deliver infection control messages to their clients and the community.
For more information, please contact:
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority will be hosting a recruitment event on January 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm and Saturday January 27, 2018 at 11:00 am. 'Enhancing Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario' recruitment event will take place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, located at 100 Front St. W, in Toronto, Ontario.
For further event information, click on the following link:
Enhancing Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario (Recruitment Event) https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/sioux-lookout-first-nations-health-authority-12723590008
The Preventing Infectious Diseases Program of SLFNHA's Approaches to Community Wellbeing department will be hosting a Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Workshop on January 31 and February 1, 2018.
The objectives of the workshop are to increase understanding of Hepatitis C including approaches for prevention, testing, and treatment; to identify promising practices for addressing Hepatitis C and discuss the feasibility of expanding programming in the Sioux Lookout region; and to discuss the development of a proposal for the elimination of Hepatitis C in the Sioux Lookout region.
If you are interested in attending or would like more information on this workshop, please contact: