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I quit smoking. You can too

My motivation to quit smoking was influenced by a few different things. Once I became interested in health, and nursing, I realized how bad some things were for my body, and how necessary it was to treat my own body with respect - smoking tobacco was doing the opposite.

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Blood Pressure Blitz at Nunatta Campus

The Nursing Program at Nunatta campus, Iqaluit, held a “Blood Pressure Blitz” today as part of a training exercise.

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ARVIAT, NUNAVUT (July 11, 2013) - Inuit youth in Arviat are participating in an innovative new community-based project that will help children, youth and their families.

Published in Nunavut Research News

Four years of hard work and dedication to their studies has paid off for six graduating students with the College's Bachelor of Science in Arctic Nursing Program last week. The graduation ceremonies were held at the Hotel Arctic in Iqaluit on June 6, 2013 with a full-house of family, friends and supporters.

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Iqaluit, NUNAVUT (September 10, 2012) – In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Government of Nunavut has reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of the Nunavut Suicide Prevention Strategy Action Plan (NSPS).

The NSPS is a joint collaboration between the Government of Nunavut (GN), Embrace Life Council (ELC), Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

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A delegation of Nunavut Inuit travelled from Canada’s Arctic to the South American islands of Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina last month. The three-day health conference, funded by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), saw indigenous representatives from some of the most northern and southern communities in the world coming together to share their knowledge.

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In a Minister's Statement to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, the Hon. Tagak Curley congratulated Nunavut's newest Nurses -- the Arctic College Nursing program's graduates of 2010.

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Nunavut needs more midwifes to help build healthy communities. The Midwifery Education Program will be offered in Cambridge Bay in September 2010*. The program is offered in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Services.

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Nunavut needs more nurses to help build healthy communities. Ideally, the best people to help Nunavummiut come from Nunavut since they are familiar with the culture, values and challenges we face.

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A new sexual health campaign “I Respect Myself” aimed at youth to raise their awareness of safe sex, sexual health and lower the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases was launched today by the Department of Health and Social Services in Nunavut.

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