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Programs & Services

Indigenous Wellness Core

This program partners with Indigenous peoples, communities and key stakeholders to provide accessible, culturally appropriate health services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

This program:

  • supports cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • help navigate patients through the healthcare system
  • referrals to addiction and mental health supports
  • monitors the health of the Indigenous population in northern Alberta

The program also:

  • helps Indigenous patients and families throughout their hospital stay
  • connects them to the health services and programs in their home communities
  • works within communities to create partnerships in areas of public health, prevention, promotion, and chronic disease management