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November 26, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (November 26, 2012) – Educators, health staff, youth workers, and counselors in twelve communities are being trained to teach NWT youth about healthy sexuality.

November 14, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (November 14, 2012) – Certified child car seat technicians are now in place in the Northwest Territories.

Eight certified technicians from Fort Simpson, Hay River, Fort Smith, and Yellowknife were trained in car seat installation last week. Graduates applied their new training in a car seat education clinic last Friday afternoon at the Yellowknife Canadian Tire store.

November 6, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (November 6, 2012) – The Department of Education, Culture and Employment, in collaboration with the Department of Health and Social Services, released a report today exploring the health perceptions, choices and experiences of school-aged children in the Northwest Territories (NWT).  The report, titled Health and Health-Related Behaviours Among Young People: Northwest Territories, is based upon data collected through the national Health Beha

October 30, 2012
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Yellowknife (October 30, 2012) – All public influenza immunization clinics in the Northwest Territories will proceed as scheduled. The decision follows a Health Canada recommendation that flu vaccine made by the pharmaceutical firm Novartis not be used pending a review of the discovery of clumping of particles in the vaccine in Europe.

September 27, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (September 27, 2012) -- People who assist and support those affected by family violence have come together from across the Northwest Territories to receive training and information and learn from each other.

September 19, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (September 19, 2012) – Minister of Health and Social Services Tom Beaulieu attended the Canada Northwest Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Partnership Ministers’ Meeting on September 14 and 15 in Saskatoon.  The meeting, chaired by Saskatchewan Social Services Minister June Draude, celebrated the achievements of the Partnership and discussed its future.

September 7, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (September 7, 2012) - September 9th, 2012 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, an opportunity for communities to support prevention and intervention of FASD.

July 27, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (July 27, 2012) -- The Departments of Health and Social Services, Public Works and Services and the Hay River Health and Social Service Authority are pleased to announce the award of the contract for the design and construction of the new Health Centre in Hay River.

June 29, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (June 29, 2012) – Seven NWT schools are receiving certificates and cash awards for producing videos that promoted healthy eating and healthy lifestyles:

June 12, 2012
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YELLOWKNIFE (June 12, 2012) – Tom Beaulieu, Minister of Health and Social Services, has released A Shared Path Towards Wellness. The document is the GNWT’s 2012-2015 action plan to improve mental health and reduce addictions.

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