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Editorial: North needs Indigenous research initiatives in health – Northern News Services

October 13, 2020

Health care in the North is a precarious topic and it has been for as long as southern governments have been leaving their footprint in the North.

The most glaring oversight in many cases is access to health care. Most communities do not have full time doctors or even nurses to treat what ails them – many rely on travelling medical staff to do rotations. Often those providing care in the North and not from these, or similar, communities.

What has been missing from the conversation for a long time though people are trying is the cultural sensitivity of health care that incorporates the Indigenous experience. Being treated for an illness can be a very personally invasive and uncomfortable experience and that is heightened when a practitioner does not speak the same first language.

Read More: https://nnsl.com/nwtnewsnorth/editorial-north-needs-indigenous-research-initiatives-in-health/