Indigenous Health Website Launched – 250 News

March 27, 2017

Prince George, B.C. – What used to be Aboriginal Health is now Indigenous Health and the name change comes as a new Indigenous Health website has been launched.

Over the past year, there has been a great deal of work to partner with Indigenous peoples and communities, all with a goal of improving health outcomes in the Indigenous population. The idea is to provide care through a cultural lens and provide “cultural safety”.

That’s why a special video has been developed to help health care providers understand the history, the issues and make the health care system more welcoming for Indigenous people and their families. Understanding Indigenous cultures and practices can go a long way in making patients feel respected, and safe when entering the health care system.

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