Le Lézard
Classified in: Environment, Health
Subjects: MAV, CHI, SVY, NTA, AVO, CFG

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Major nationwide study on First Nations children and youth health and the environment to be launched/


OTTAWA, Nov. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The first full draft of the final report of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES) will be tabled during the Food, Nutrition and Environment of First Nations Forum, that will be held at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa, on November 5-6, 2019. The forum will provide the opportunity to discuss 10 years' worth of related findings and consider associated policy and program recommendations.

However, this is not the end of the road for the FNFNES' three principal investigators ? uOttawa's Laurie Chan, Université de Montréal's Malek Batal, and Tonio Sadik of the Assembly of First Nations. New long-term funding will allow them to continue this important work through another comprehensive study, the first of its kind, which will specifically focus on the health, environment and nutrition of Indigenous children and youth.

For this new project, they will join forces with several other partners, including Health Canada, CHEO, McGill University, and Université Laval. The project will be financially supported by Indigenous Services Canada.

WHATFirst Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Forum

WHEN:

WHERE: Delta Hotel, 101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, ON, K1R 5T9 | Map 

WHO:

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance by email to media@uottawa.ca 

SOURCE Assembly of First Nations


These press releases may also interest you

at 22:30
Canadian digital healthcare portal Ask The Doctor has launched a toll-free number for anyone around the world to call who are concerned about the Coronavirus. "It is our duty and it is our responsibility to help people around the world as we are...

at 14:05
Accumen Inc., the leader in healthcare performance within ancillary services, today announced that it is partnering with AABB and The Joint Commission to provide a complimentary series of Patient Blood Management (PBM) Certification webinars focusing...

at 11:00
February 17, 2020 The itinerary of events includes: Vancouver, British Columbia 8:00a.m. PST: Minister Hajdu, The Honourable Adrian Dix, British Columbia Minister of Health, and His Worship Kennedy Stewart, Mayor of Vancouver, will host a roundtable...

at 08:00
Chad Price, the CEO of Mako Medical, announced this week that Mako Medical Laboratories is launching a new DNA test focused on Nutrition. "This is a first step in helping people understand exactly what foods they should eat so they can optimize...

at 08:00
In Partnership with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation, Bright Now!® Dental will provide free dental services at its Kennewick, WA office. A limited number of appointments are available, but there is plenty of room for walk-ins if individuals are...

15 fév 2020
Further to my previous statements, as Chief Public Health Officer, I have assessed additional individuals in quarantine at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton pursuant to an Emergency Order under the Quarantine Act and determined that they do not pose...



News published on 6 november 2019 at 07:00 and distributed by: