The Government of the Northwest Territories is conducting a survey to better understand the needs of residents as they age to identify and address gaps in services for seniors living in the NWT.
Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green, is seeking nominations for the role of Chairperson of the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services (NTHSSA) Leadership Council.
Minister of Health and Social Services Julie Green issued the following statement:
The eighth annual Anti-Poverty Roundtable ended yesterday with a commitment by participants to increase safe and affordable housing, including for underhoused residents.
A strain of avian influenza that is highly contagious among birds is currently spreading from the United States into southern Canada.
Today is the first day of Mental Health Week - a yearly event celebrated across Canada.
From May 2nd to May 8th, the Canadian Mental Health Association is running a campaign to inform Canadians about how to support and empathize with those struggling with mental wellness.
Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services, is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the $1.75 million Anti-Poverty Fund. This year, 64 grants were awarded to community, Indigenous and non-profit organizations to help overcome and reduce poverty by addressing root causes.
The first confirmed case of Influenza in the past two years was recently reported to the OCPHO. This case serves as a reminder, that despite the lifting of COVID-19 health restrictions, respiratory viruses will continue to pose a risk to residents’ health.
The Department of Health and Social Services is seeking feedback from Indigenous governments, organizations that work with children, youth and families at risk as well as the public on proposed key elements that will inform amendments to the Child and Family Services Act.
Effective today, the Government of the Northwest Territories’ Extended Health Benefits Policy has been amended to include an appeal process. An appeal process is critical to ensuring decisions are made fairly, and the Policy is applied consistently.