Tag: "aboriginal" at medical news
Aboriginal Canadians at high risk for severe trauma
...Karmali and colleagues in this issue of CMAJ shows aboriginal
Canadians are at much higher risk of sustaining severe trauma. This population-based, observational study quantified the impact of injury, both fatal and nonfatal on the Aboriginal community within the Calgary Health Region, which comprises over 1 m...
Infants targeted in the fight against skin disease
...nt a new program which includes training for local aboriginal
community workers involved in the prevention and treatment of the disease. Speaking at the 'Healthy Lifestyle Festival' at Galiwinku community this week, MSHR's Healthy Skin Educator, Loyla Leysley said that communities across the region had embrace...
'Yarning about Mental Health' during International Mental Health Week
...search (MSHR), which uses pictures and traditional aboriginal
stories to identify and explain mental health prob...developed by researchers for use in remote Top End aboriginal
communities. The booklet, 'Yarning about Mental Health', is part of a suite of tools which will im...
Numbers, sequences pose problems for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome children
... work on those skills." Rasmussen theorizes that aboriginal
children may have stronger aptitude in visual memory thanks to their culture, which focuses on holistic and hands-on interactive learning....