Category: Indigenous Health

2SLGBTQ+ … you’ve seen this acronym, but do you know what it means? Or why it matters?

Though the acronym has changed and continues to differ across the globe, it represents all people who fall under a beautiful rainbow umbrella of diversity in relation to gender &/or […]

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The KAIROS Blanket Exercise: Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

Posted by on March 12, 2020 in Indigenous Health

Thirty four Bow Valley PCN representatives – physicians, Inter-Professional Team members and clinic managers and staff – plus five colleagues from AHS and Covenant Health participated in the KAIROS Blanket […]

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Building your medical home

Research has shown that building a trusting relationship with patients over time, together with coordinated care by health teams, can produce better health outcomes. The PMH model leads to enhanced […]

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PCN workshops forestall risks of heart disease, type-2 diabetes

“Eat close to nature, increase plant-based foods, avoid over-processed products and raise your activity levels.” These are the core messages Bow Valley PCN’s Registered Dietitian Zarifa Salzgeber delivers in two […]

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