Jodi Murphy, TBRHSC Maternity Centre Coordinator shared an update with KO staff regarding how her program uses KO Telemedicine. The Maternity Centre offers public heath series for pre and post natals including lactation consulting, presentations on diet, gestational diabetes, etc. Obstetrician rounds are also offered for health workers and includes a certification. Group clinical sessions are also offered with referral. There are many possibilities for clinical sessions, including home visits as the healthy babies programs in many communities are very interested in the Maternity Centre's services.
KO Staff met with Pauline Bodnar and other Stroke Network Staff to discuss the Tips and Tool Series and new initiatives.
Here are a few photos from the KO Chiefs Meeting in Dryden during the week of October 14-15, 2009.
There is a new window on the KORI website promoting upcoming proposal opportunities. This new service offers KO First Nations with information on the latest opportunities to bring new dollars into their communities. KORI's Brian Walmark says the window will be expanded to include other features to assist and enable First Nations to draft successful proposals.
Statistics Canada requires part-time interviewers to conduct the Survey of People Living in First Nations Communities (Pilot 2009) from September to December 2009. Wage: $14.23/hr
Locations of Work: Fort Albany First Nation, Kashechewan, Moose Cree First Nation, Mishkeegogamang, Slate Falls, Marten Falls, North Caribou Lake First Nation, Poplar Hill, Deer Lake, Sandy Lake, Pikangikum, Fort Severn, Wunnumin, Wawakapewin.
Please mail, fax or email resume to David Janveau by September 10, 2009. Please quote the following selection process number when applying: 09-SSO-OES-ON-EXT-022. Applications sent by regular mail must be received at the address specified below and postmarked by Canada Post Corporation on/or before the closing date in order to be considered.