A study suggested by Cree and Inuit leaders has demonstrated that essential oils from dwarf Labrador tea, or Rhododendron subarcticum, are effective against the parasite that causes drug-resistant malaria.
When the first cases of Covid-19 were discovered in China in December 2019, it hit the radar of health officials in Eeyou Istchee, who wondered just exactly what kind of threat this new disease represented for the region.
A new report highlights changes that Cree community members believe would help improve physical, social, mental and spiritual health in their communities. Compiled by the Cree Health Board and independent researchers, it brings together nearly a decade of feedback received by committees tasked with improving wellness based on Cree values.
While the BC government calls it “illegal and unconstitutional”, the controversial practice of birth alerts is still common practice in Quebec. A recent APTN News investigation found that birth alerts occur every two days, on average, in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region.