The April article in the “Innovations in Hepatitis Elimination Series” features a report from the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation, an indigenous community in rural Saskatchewan, Canada who launched an integrated HCV care model focused on 1) HCV education and advocacy, 2) screening, 3) treatment, and 4) knowledge translation. Between December 2016 and
Wellness Wheel Clinical Coordinator Susanne Nicolay administers vaccination to Elder Lillian Piapot as Wellness Wheel Research Director JoLee Sasakamoose offers emotional support. Photo by Cody Lloyd Nathan Raine | March 08, 2021 As soon as she got her COVID-19 vaccination, Elder Margaret Masney was eagerly waiting to meet her loved
Working together to support immunization Monday, March 1, 2021 in First Nations & Metis Health, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Seniors’ Health On February 22, 2021, a pipe ceremony was held to initiate a journey that includes community Elders supporting immunization clinics in Regina for First Nations and Métis people greater than 70 years of age.
INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES SHIFTING HEALTHCARE PARADIGMS Graham Brace, Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose. Pg. 10-13 GRAHAM BRACE works closely with Dr. Sasakamoose in the area of Indigenous Health Research. He has a Bachelor of Education degree and a Masters in Educational Psychology. He works with Wellness Wheel as the Knowledge Translation Coordinator, where he
New program connecting Indigenous communities with health supports “We really want people to feel cared for and know that someone is watching out for them.” Author of the article:Lynn GiesbrechtPublishing date:Feb 13, 2021 • February 15, 2021 • 2 minute read • From Leader Post From left, Chasity Delorme, Cara Spence and Cody Lloyd fill
Congratulations to Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose and the incoming Mushkeeki Gitigan (Medicine Garden) team for their recent award from the University of Regina Faculty of Education (CERCD) of $10,500 towards establishing an evidence-informed model of care for working with Indigenous Elders in the Treaty 4 area who are currently in isolation