Initiatives

GetChecked Manitoba Webinar Series

BreastCheck, CervixCheck, ColonCheck and the Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program hosted a webinar series about screening in the autumn of 2014. There were three webinars in this series on Breast, Cervix and Colon Cancer Screening. The recordings of these webinars are available for viewing.
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First Nations Caregiver Support Program

In March 2012 the Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Metis (FNIM) team completed a project funded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer that focused on building an improved understanding of the current cancer pathways for First Nation communities across Canada. This project highlighted many gaps and barriers for First Nation communities including a significant gap in support for caregivers, who play a critical role in allowing patients to remain in their homes.
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Dialogue and Storywork in Support of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Cancer Patients throughout Oncology and Primary Care Transition Experiences

Dialogue and Storywork is a Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC)-funded project designed to improve the transitions and outcomes of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis patients during the cancer journey.
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Nunavut Palliative Care Training

The Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) Program collaborated with the Government of Nunavut to deliver a Palliative Care Education and Training for Nunavut’s Home Care Nurses.
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About the FNIM Program

Saint Elizabeth’s vision is to Honour the Human Face of Health Care and our dedicated First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program is a key initiative that demonstrates how we live out our vision.

Through partnership and collaboration, the program works to enhance and support the capacity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to understand and solve complex health care issues, improve access and address barriers to care. Activities include partnership, action-based research, online learning, knowledge exchange and mobilization.