The Addictions Prevention and Recovery Services Work Plan is producing results since it was released in February this year. The Work Plan identifies 24 action items to continue the work of building a strong continuum of coordinated and easily accessible addictions supports for residents.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has finalized the new Extended Health Benefits Policy and with it, made access to health care more equitable for NWT residents.
Yellowknife (September 12, 2023) - September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month, a time dedicated to conversation about FASD, improving prevention, and supporting those living with FASD.
Media is invited to receive an update on the wildfire situation in the Northwest Territories, the ongoing response to the wildfires, and resulting evacuations.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is proposing amendments to the Disease Surveillance Regulations to create additional registers, as well as update the Schedules and reporting requirements for reportable diseases, conditions, and tests.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is proposing amendments to the Immunization Regulations that make changes to the collection of information, and update which immunizations are reported to the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO).
The GNWT is pleased to announce a partnership with the Sunrise Healing Lodge, an Indigenous addictions treatment facility in Calgary. Sunrise Healing Lodge offers a wide range of Indigenous programming for addictions treatment.
Media is invited to receive an update on the wildfire burning near Highway 3 and Behchokǫ, the ongoing response to the wildfire, and resulting evacuation.
Julie Green, Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities, is pleased to announce Linda Mabbitt as the recipient of the 2023 Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities’ Award for Accessibility and Inclusion.
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