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NADA & iMD Partnership

Friday, February 12th, 2016

NADA and iMD Health have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver the state-of-the art software technology for First Nation, Métis and Inuit health care professionals. The new technology will allow health care professionals to educate, explain and follow up with people who have diabetes at the point of contact.

For more information on how to sign up, please download this poster.pdf (3 downloads) or contact the NADA Project Manager at diabetes@nada.ca.

Request for Proposals for NADA website

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

The National Aboriginal Diabetes Association (NADA) is looking for proposals from qualified contractors to re-develop the existing NADA website. Please download the complete Request-for-Proposal-NADA-website.pdf (61 downloads) . All qualified contractors from Canada are welcome to submit their proposals. If you need clarification, please email the Project Manager – Alisher Kabildjanov at diabetes@nada.ca.

NADA & Urban Poling Webinar Series for Tribal Councils

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Register now for our upcoming Step “UP” Webinars so you can learn about the ways that our organization and Urban Poling are partnering to activate communities across Canada and manage as well as prevent Type 2 Diabetes! The benefits of these programs extend well beyond Diabetes and include mental health programs, youth, elders as well as pre & post-natal. Find out about our wholesale pricing and how you can bring these programs to your community!

For more information please download Step Up Webinar Poster (187 downloads) .

BLHFC 2016 Poster

Health System Navigator Job Opening

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Black Creek Community Health Centre (BCCHC) is a community-based primary health care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, equity driven manner. The Health System Navigator will provide support and advocacy for the First Nation, Inuit & Metis (FNIM) and Non-Status population in the Black Creek Community. The Health System Navigator will facilitate linkages to services that may include (but are not limited to) mental health and addictions, chronic disease management, primary care provider and acute care when needed. They will be responsible to develop patient-centered case management pathways that are culturally and spiritually relevant for this client population. The overall goal of this position is to assist clients to move easily through the healthcare system in a culturally safe and relevant manner. He or she will also be responsible for networking with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal partners to advocate for the clients served.

For more information, download Aboriginal-Navigator-Job-Description.pdf (91 downloads)

APACC’s Annual Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge 2016

Monday, January 4th, 2016

This challenge is great for igniting exercise and healthy lifestyle goals. This will be fun for all involved and an opportunity to focus on physical fitness, healthy lifestyles and the promotion of wellness. Registered participants in the Challenge will be competing independently and this is open to all people across the nation.
Cash prizes for the Biggest Loser and runners up.

The more people involved the larger the cash prize so invite your friends!
Attached is the information and registration package and feel free to let me know if you have any questions.

We hope you join us!

For more information, please download Biggest Loser Information & Registration (77 downloads)

BLHFC 2016 Poster

SOADI to Host Psychology of Obesity Webinar

Friday, November 6th, 2015

The Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Association (SOADI) is hosting a webinar on psychology of obesity in partnership with Dr.Michael Friedman PhD. The webinar will help you learn about the behaviors that lead to obesity and what we can do as individuals and communities to help understand “The Psychology of Obesity”.

To sign up, please visit: webinar link.

For more information, please download and share this poster: Psychology of Obesity Webinar (148 downloads) .

St. Michael’s Hospital Study – Reaching out to Canadians living with Diabetes

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) and researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital are looking for people who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, gestational, pre-diabetes) or care for someone with diabetes.

Your participation will help the CDA and researchers learn about your experience with diabetes.

To complete the survey, please visit: http://fluidsurveys.com/s/cda2015/.

Participants who complete the short online survey will be entered in a $100-draw with 1 in 30 odds of winning.

For more information, please click on Survey Poster (114 downloads) and Information Letter (97 downloads) .