These are some of the resources and documents produced by Aboriginal Health.
Sharing patient information with health care staff in First Nations Communities: Guidelines for Northern Health (2016)
An Overview of First Nations Health Governance in Northern British Columbia (2015)
Rebuilding Strength: First Nations Men's Health in Northern BC (2015)
Rebuilding Strength: Voices of First Nations Men in Northern BC (2015)
Aboriginal Health Improvement Committee Mapping Summary Report (2015)
All AHIC Gathering 2015 Report (2016)
All AHIC Gathering 2014 Report (2015)
Taking Action: Aboriginal Health Services Plan 2012-2015
All That Heals: Discussions on holistic health in northern B.C. (2014)
Mental Health and Addictions: Northern Health Programs and Services (2015)
What to do with questions, concerns and complaints (2015)
Sacred Spaces and Gathering Places in Northern Health (2016)
Local Cultural Resources Developed by Aboriginal Health Improvement Committees 2014-2016
Aboriginal Health Programs, Services and Initiatives (2014)
Aboriginal Health Improvement Committees (2015)
Aboriginal Patient Liaisons (2016)
Children's Oral Health Initiative and Resources (2015) - The Children's Oral Health Initiative is an early childhood tooth decay prevention program designed to improve the oral health of First Nations children.
Scholarship and Bursary Resource Guide (2015) - You've decided what you'd like to study, applied to a great school, and were accepted. Congratulations! Now, how are you going to pay for it? It's time to find out about the different kinds of financial aid available for First Nations and Aboriginal students in BC.
First Nations Health Authority Annual Report 2014-2015
Guide to Mental Health Counselling Services - The purpose of this Guide is to outline the general and program-specific terms and conditions, criteria, guidelines and policies under which the First Nations Health Authority, First Nations Health Benefits Short-Term Crisis Intervention Mental Health Counselling Benefit and the Individual and Family Counselling component of Indian Residential School Resolution Health Support Program operate. For more information
First Nations Health Benefits Information - This document intends to assist First Nations Health Benefits clients in navigating the system in an easy and convenient way. Information within covers the health benefits areas of dental, medical supplies and equipment, medical transportation, mental health, MSP, pharmacy, vision care, travel, general, and more.
BC's Elder's Guide - This guide was developed by the First Nations Health Authority and the Ministry of Health to ensure that First Nations and Aboriginal Elders, their families and caregivers have access to information about the programs, services and resources that are essential to their health and wellness (2014)
A Change in Focus: 2014/2015 Summary Service Plan - This document summarizes the key First Nations Health Authority priorities for the first full year of service delivery.
Healthy Smiles for Life: BC's First Nations and Aboriginal Oral Health Strategy from the First Nations Health Authority and the Tripartite First Nations Health Plan (2014)
Spirit Magazine read the latest edition from the First Nations Health Authority
Traditional Wellness Strategic Framework from the First Nations Health Authority (2014)
First Nations Health Authority: Program and Services Overview and Contacts (2015) - This document contains the functions and key contacts for FNHA Health Services, Health Benefits, Corporate Services, and Regional Teams.
First Nations Health Authority: A Year Ahead (2014-2015) - This document details the major accomplishments for 2013-2014 and provides a high level overview of the 2014-2015 budget and recently approved Interim Health Plan.
Project of Heart: Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC - This eBook from the BC Teachers' Federation is intended to be an interactive resource leading educators from the story to the 'back story' utilizing links on each page to offer related resources.
Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report (2015) You can also listen to this report being read aloud.
Our Sacred Journey: Aboriginal Pregnancy Passport - This is a culturally appropriate health promotion resource empowering women and families through their sacred journey of pregnancy. The resource incorporates First Nations/Aboriginal traditional beliefs and values as well as clinical best practices. For more information and to order
First Peoples, Second Class Treatment: The role of racism in the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada - This paper explores the role of racism in the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It provides an overview of the historical and contemporary contexts of racism which have historically, and continue to, negatively shape the life choices and chances of Indigenous people in this country.
Prince George: Socio-historical, geographical, political, and economic context profile (2014) - This document is from EQUIP Healthcare: Research to equip primary healthcare for equity, in partnership with Central Interior Native Health Society. It provides an introduction to Prince George and surrounding areas specifically designed to inform health care professionals about colonial histories in the region and impacts on health.
Journey to Healing: Aboriginal People with Addiction and Mental Health Issues (2014)
Moving Aboriginal Health Forward: Discarding Canada's Legal Barriers (2014) - This book is an historical examination of Canadian legal regimes and the negative impact they have had on the health of Aboriginal peoples.
Your Rights on Reserve:A legal tool-kit for Aboriginal Women in BC from the Atira Women's Resource Society (2014)
New issue of American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (2014)
Health Professionals Working With First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Consensus Guideline - Includes information on changing demographics, health systems and policies as they affect Aboriginal peoples, sexual and reproductive health, and pregnancy care.
Better health, better care, better value for all: Refocusing health care reform in Canada (2013) from the Health Council of Canada
A Year in Transition Update - Interim health Plan (2013-2014) - This document highlights the priorities of the First Nation Health Authority in the upcoming year along with an updated organizational chart and priorities for each department.
2013 Guidebook: Building Blocks of Transformation - Discussion document from the First Nations Health Authority that was the focus of regional caucuses throughout the province
Together in Wellness: Tripartite committee on First Nations Health Annual Report 2013-2014
Together in Wellness: Tripartite Committee on First Nations Health Annual Report 2012-2013 - A report on the second year of the B.C. Tripartite Framework Agreement on First Nations Health Governance implementation
Health Partnership Accord (2012) - The accord re-affirms the long-term commitment of Health Canada, BC, and FNHC of a shared vision for a better, more responsive and integrated health system for First Nations in British Columbia.
British Columbia Tripartite Framework Agreement on First Nation Health Governance (2011) - This document guides the transfer of responsibility for design and delivery of all federally funded health programs, services and resources for British Columbia First Nations, administered by Health Canada, to the First Nations Health Authority.
The Tripartite First Nations Health Plan (2007)
Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan (2006)
Transformative Change Accord (2005)
Health, Crime, and Doing Time: Potential Impacts of the Safe Streets and Communities Act (Former Bill C-10) on the Health and Well-being of Aboriginal People in BC (2013)
The Health and Well-being of the Aboriginal Population: Interim Update (2012) - This is the second interim update of selected health status indicators from the Provincial Health Officer
Pathways to Health and Healing (2007) - 2nd Report on the Health and Well-being of Aboriginal People in British Columbia from the Provincial Health Officer
The Health and Well-being of Aboriginal People in British Columbia (2001) - This annual report provides an update on British Columbia’s progress toward the goal of improved health for Aboriginal people
BC First Nations Health Handbook
Health Authorities' Aboriginal Health Programs Annual Report 2011-2012
A Guide to Aboriginal Organizations and Services (2011-2012)
Your Health Benefits: A Guide for First Nations to Access Non-Insured Health Benefits