Contents: Part I. Getting ready to develop a regional health and management plan -- Part II. Developing a regional health and management plan -- Part III. Getting ready to develop a community health and management plan -- Part IV. Developing a community health and management plan -- Regional health board and community health council operating principles/models bylaws, March 1995 -- Inventory of existing health services, February, 1995 -- Policy frameworks on designated populations
Handbook covers: Basic information and demographic data on the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; A description of curent health status and critical health problems facing the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; An overview of the history that has produced the burden of ill health among Aboriginal people ; A description of the historic and current roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial and Aboriginal health agencies ; Consideration of treaty making and self-government initiatives and their implications for health authorities ; An exploration of visions, models and concepts ; Questions and factors to be considered in the development of strategies for change to close the gaps in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal British Columbians.