Posted: October 25th, 2013
National Aboriginal Diabetes Association (NADA) is hosting the 7th National Aboriginal Diabetes Conference and Diabetes Strategic Planning Session – Celebrating Success: Building Healthier Pathways on November 26-28, 2013 in Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Winnipeg. We are humbly asking you to support our upcoming conference with a donation of a small gift. This gift or prize will be given to conference participants for their involvement in various activities during the event.
Be a part of this important event by donating a gift or prize for our dedicated diabetes workers who work tirelessly in Aboriginal communities to make diabetes our past and ensure brighter future for future generations.
If you are considering donating a gift, please contact the NADA Project Assistant Alisher Kabildjanov or the NADA Executive Director Anita Ducharme
Posted: August 30th, 2013
We offer a special discount on Complete Guide to Type 2 Diabetes books by an award-winning author Karen Graham. Please view for more information.
Posted: August 2nd, 2013
If you are unable to participate in the 7th National Aboriginal Diabetes Conference and Diabetes Strategic Planning Session – Celebrating Successes: Building Healthier Pathways, you can still make your diabetes story heard by submitting a short video recording to NADA. For more information please view and share this
Posted: July 12th, 2013
The appropriate forms for Aboriginal crafters registration at the NADA Conference are now available on our website. Please go to the 7th National Aboriginal Diabetes Conference tab on the right menu bar to get the package.
Posted: June 28th, 2013
Please enjoy the new updated care sheet and please print and distribute to your community.
Posted: June 7th, 2013
The organization that has just recently begun work of encouraging and engaging Aboriginal communities in fitness and exercise for better health outcomes has received a tremendous amount if support from the community. That is because the Aboriginal community sees a lot of positive results. To get to know what the Native Way Training Services achieved please view this
Posted: May 23rd, 2013
PLEASE MAIL, EMAIL OR FAX YOUR RESUME TO THE PERSON(S) INDICATED BELOW.
The Four Arrows Regional Health Authority is looking for nurses to work in Island Lakes. The staff team is friendly, welcoming, and committed to improving the health and wellness of community members.
Excellent wages and benefits. Housing provided. Experience Island Lake
The communities of Island are fly-in, located approximately 600 kilometers northeast of Winnipeg.
• BN preferred or RN with suitable experience
• Several years of nursing experience
• Preferred experience in Public Health Nursing
• Understanding and respect for aboriginal traditional ways
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Current immunization certificate or RN’s will be provided with training upon hiring
• Understanding of population health needs
• Ability to organize and implement home visits and clinics
• Caring, supportive, and accepting approach
• Excellent physical and mental health
• Current registration in good standing
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability to speak Oji-Cree would be an asset
New Nursing grads will be considered
Please fax, email or mail your resume to:
Grace McDougall R.N.
Regional Public Health Coordinator/TNO
Four Arrows Regional Health Authority
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T2
Posted: May 17th, 2013
The Manitoba Fitness Council (MFC) is the local organization that represents the National Fitness Leaders Alliance or NFLA. The NFLA/ MFC is also a member of ICREPS, the International College of Exercise Register.
The MFC offers these nationally recognized training standards to potential fitness leaders in Manitoba. MFC has also been endorsed by the Province of Manitoba to provide approved fitness leadership certification.
The Manitoba Fitness Council is a non-profit organization that has been certifying fitness leaders since 1986 and currently has over 500 Fitness Leader members in the Province of Manitoba.
The Manitoba Fitness Council provides its members with ongoing educational opportunities through workshops, conferences and newsletters.
MFC is an organization that strives for excellence both in the education and training that we provide and the leaders that we send out into Manitoba Communities.
We offer fitness training in the areas of: group fitness, individual conditioning, sport conditioning, weight training, active older adult, yoga fitness, aqua fitness and more.
Our leaders are Physical Fitness Ambassadors who help lead our communities towards better health and wellbeing. If you are interested in becoming fitness leader or finding fitness program in your community. Please visit: www.manitobafitnesscouncil.ca or call 204-235-1245.
Please also download Manitoba Fitness Council brochure
Posted: May 13th, 2013
The first of 5 webinars took place this past Tuesday and was a great success. Co-presenting for the webinar was Andrea L.K. Johnston (author of the FPT report) and Stephen Leafloor, founder of Blue Print For Life (the program profiled for the Nunavut case study). BP4L is a program that uses physical activity (hip hop dancing), art and culture to successfully address important issues linked with mental wellness. BP4L is considered one of the worlds leading programs using Hip Hop as both a community development tool and as a model for alternative education and healing. You can learn more about BP4L and their impacts in communities by visiting: www.blueprintforlife.ca!
If you missed the presentation and would like to hear what was shared, please watch the following: watch youtube video Stephen Leafloor’s presentation on BP4L starts at 32:30. Also, if you would like to join any of the next 4 webinars, please visit the Saint-Elizabeth website for dates and times and to register:www.saintelizabeth.com
Posted: April 10th, 2013
On April 30, 1999, Assembly of First Nations Grand Chief Phil Fontaine proclaimed the first Friday in May as “National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day”. Since then, thousands of children, adults and Elders have participated in community walks, gatherings and events that promote the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes.
This year, NADA has put together a Diabetes Resource Information Sheet containing links to important information on Diabetes Management, Nutrition and Physical Activity. The purpose of the Information Sheet is to equip Community Diabetes Workers with new resources and tools to organize events and activities to reduce type 2 diabetes.
Please download and print , and distribute to diabetes workers in your community.
Special note: NADA encourages you to submit success stories on what you have done in your community. Please submit your story with 2 to 3 pictures (if possible) depicting your community event by Friday May 17, 2013, for the opportunity to win one of the two NADA prize bags containing 6 T-shirts, 6 Water Bottles, 6 Notepads and an assortment of NADA Diabetes Resources. Also, NADA will feature your story in the June 2013 edition of the NADA newsletter with your permission.
Please email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by the posted deadline.