• The NCCAH

    The NCCAH

    The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is a national Aboriginal organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange.

     

    About the NCCAH
  • Over 10 years

    Over 10 years

    The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) proudly celebrates a successful decade of knowledge sharing about Indigenous peoples’ and public health in Canada. Over the past ten years we have held fast to our goal of supporting respectful and meaningful research, policy and practice to advance the optimal health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

     

    About Our Work
  • Setting the Context

    Setting the Context

    There is a growing awareness of the severity and complexity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis health issues in Canada. The NCCAH’s resources contextualize the distinct and unique historical and contemporary forces which influence First Nations, Inuit and Métis health, health status and health outcomes in Canada.

     

    Web stories Publications
  • Social Determinants

    Social Determinants

    Emerging through international discussions dating back to 1986, determinants of health have evolved over time to encompass the broader social forces that impact upon health. Poverty, employment, education, housing, access to health services, food security, early child development, gender, culture, and language are some of the complex and inter-related social determinants of health.

     

    Web stories Publications
  • Child, Youth, Family

    Child, Youth, Family

    The NCCAH recognizes that rebuilding Indigenous health and well-being starts with children and extends to youth, adults, parents, grandparents, families, and communities. Just as our knowledge resources explore First Nations, Inuit and Métis women’s journeys into motherhood, we also document the significant role fathers and grandparents play in child rearing and the transmission of culture and language.

     

    Web stories Publications
  • Emerging Priorities

    Emerging Priorities

    The NCCAH acknowledges that there are diverse and emerging public health priorities for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples living in urban, rural, remote and northern communities across Canada. Our centre aims to explore, develop, and share knowledge resources that best reflect these multiple and unique priorities as they arise in Aboriginal health.

     

    Web stories Publications

WELCOME TO THE NCCAH

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is a national Aboriginal organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange. The NCCAH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC.

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