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Health authorities handbook on aboriginal health

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119535
Author
Aboriginal Health Association of BC
British Columbia. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Call Number
WA300 A154 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Health authorities handbook on aboriginal health
Author
Aboriginal Health Association of BC
British Columbia. Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Responsibility
prepared by Aboriginal Health Association of British Columbia
Place
West Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
Aboriginal Health Association of BC
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
136 p.
Subjects
First Nations
Community Health Services
Abstract
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.
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA300 A154 1999
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Introduction to aboriginal health and health care in Canada : bridging health and healing

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119399
Author
Douglas, Vasiliki Kravariotis
Call Number
WA300 D68 2013
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Introduction to aboriginal health and health care in Canada : bridging health and healing
Author
Douglas, Vasiliki Kravariotis
Responsibility
Vasiliki Douglas
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Year Published
2013
Physical Description
xvi, 239 p. : ill.
Subjects
Minority Health
Health Services, Indigenous
Ethnic Groups--ethnology
Minority Groups
Transcultural Nursing--methods
Canada
Aboriginal
First Nations
Notes
Introduction : First Nations, Me´tis, and Inuit in Canada : understanding the issues -- Western and aboriginal ways of knowing -- Cultural competency, cultural sensitivity, and cultural safety -- Historical overview -- Understanding the determinants of health and Canada’s native population -- Diabetes, diet, and nutrition -- Chronic and infectious diseases -- Women’s and children’s health -- Mental health -- Hybridisation of health care and the way forward for aboriginal health.
ISBN
9780826117977
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WA300 D68 2013
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