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By Jesse Johnson

ANISHINABEK NATION TERRITORY – The Anishinabek Nation’s Health Transformation team is working hard every day to improve the quality of care for the members of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations.

Loretta Nootchtai, Health Transformation Project Manager, presented on Day 3 of the Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Assembly from June 1-3, 2021, on the Health Transformation.

The Anishinabek Nation Chiefs-in-Assembly passed a resolution in June 2016 directing the Health Secretariat to begin the process of engaging levels of government to progress with First Nation control of health.

Following ongoing meetings between the Anishinabek Nation, federal, and provincial partners, a joint Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the spring of 2018.

In June of 2019, an updated Resolution was passed by Chiefs-in-Assembly that supports the ongoing work towards Health Transformation.

In December 2020, the Health Secretariat hosted a virtual Health Transformation gathering via Zoom where participants heard from various perspectives including… Read More