Introduction : First Nations, MeÂ´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 Canadaâ€™s native population -- Diabetes, diet, and nutrition -- Chronic and infectious diseases -- Womenâ€™s and childrenâ€™s health -- Mental health -- Hybridisation of health care and the way forward for aboriginal health.
Includes reproducible fact sheets on STDs. Very up-to-date, current generation of teens (nose rings, eyebrow piercing etc), explores the myths about STDs and pregnancy. "The only sure way to avoid getting STDs or HIV is abstinence." Shows the reality of being a teen parent - interviews with teen dads and moms. Talks about abstinence as a choice, and the pressures on kids to have sex (media images, peer pressure) but then does address the choice to be sexually active ; how alcohol and drugs affect judgement.