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Aboriginal Health

The Health Council of Canada monitors and reports on progress made toward fulfilling the accord commitments on Aboriginal Health.

"First Ministers recognize that addressing the serious challenges that face the health of Aboriginal Canadians will require dedicated effort. To this end, the federal government is committed to enhancing its funding and working collaboratively with other governments and Aboriginal peoples to meet the objectives set out in this Accord, including the priorities established in the Health Reform Fund. Governments will work together to address the gap in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians through better integration of health services."-2003 First Ministers’ Accord on Health Care Renewal

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Canada's most vulnerable: Improving health care for First Nations, Inuit and Métis seniors Canada's most vulnerable: Improving health care for First Nations, Inuit and Métis seniors
November 2013
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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
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Empathy, dignity, and respect: Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health care Empathy, dignity, and respect: Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health care
December 2012
This report highlights some of the barriers to Aboriginal people seeking health care services within mainstream health care settings and describes key practices that are contributing to positive change. Read more
 
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Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada: Conversations about Promising Practices across Canada Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada: Conversations about Promising Practices across Canada
August 2011
The goal of this report is to create a better understanding of, and support for, programs and initiatives that have the potential to reduce health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians. Read more
 
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Update on Aboriginal Health: October 25, 2010 Update on Aboriginal Health: October 25, 2010
October 2010
This update addresses the serious health challenges faced by Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Read more
 
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Rekindling Reform: Health Care Renewal in Canada, 2003 – 2008 Rekindling Reform: Health Care Renewal in Canada, 2003 – 2008
January 2008
This report looks back at five years of activity intended to strengthen the capacity of the public health care system to deliver timely, high-quality care. The 2003 First Ministers’ Accord on Health Care Renewal has been a catalyst for positive change in some areas, less so in others, and the Health Council urges governments to rekindle their commitment to health care renewal. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up? Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up?
February 2007
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Clearing the Road to Quality Health Care Renewal in Canada: Clearing the Road to Quality
February 2006
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005 Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005
January 2005
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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The Health Status of Canada's First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples The Health Status of Canada's First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples
January 2005
A background paper to accompany Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change (2005) Read more
 
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Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health...
Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada
Presented at the Maternal and Child Community Advisory Panel of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, by Judy Irwin, Writer, and Elaine Kachala, Policy Lead, Health Council of Canada
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