The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) has released its region-specific report entitled, ‘Learning from Our Ancestors: Mortality Experience of Communities Served by the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority’. The report describes the mortality experience of communities in the James and Hudson’s Bay Region and provides helpful health information for healthcare providers, organizations, and communities to understand the mortality patterns of patients in the region.Read More
In November 2020, Mamow Ahyamowen partnered with ICES to provide the Indigenous Health Data Training Program.
Mamow Ahyamowen is happy to announce that it will collaborate with ICES again to provide the Indigenous Health Data Training Program in autumn 2021.Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic was declared on the heels of the 2020 Mamow Ahyamowen in-person planning meeting. A lot has changed locally and globally since that meeting and the Partnership thought it would be important to come together virtually for a planning session in the new COVID-19 environment.Read More
Mamow Ahyamowen would like to acknowledge all Survivors of the residential school systems, their families, and Indigenous communities.Read More
The Steering Community was busy over the late summer and early autumn.Read More
In late 2019, Mamow Ahyamowen prepared and submitted an abstract to present the results from the recent mortality analysis at the University of Toronto Indigenous Health Conference. The conference was scheduled for May 2020 and was going to be held in Niagara Falls (Onguiaahra), Ontario. Due to the pandemic, organizers postponed the conference to December 2020 and shifted delivery to a digital format.Read More
At the in-person meeting in Thunder Bay, the group highlighted the importance of strengthening capacity initiatives for the partnership. To address this need, Mamow Ahyamowen collaborated with ICES to provide the Indigenous Health Data Training Program.Read More
Christine Luza recently joined Mamow Ahyamowen to lead and assist with writing a research paper for the partnership based on the results from the mortality analysis.
Ahneen, whachay, and respectful greetings, my name is Christine Luza and I am very excited to support the Mamow Ahyamowen Partnership. I am an Anishinaabe woman whose Indigenous ancestry is rooted in Manitoulin Island, Ontario.Read More
Maureen Gustafson recently joined Jen Walker’s team at Laurentian University as a Knowledge Translation and Exchange (KTE) Specialist.
Maureen will work with the partnership to take the data from the upcoming analyses and present them in meaningful ways to our partners and communities.
The World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic on March 11, 2020.Read More