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The Portal brings together a broad selection of resources from all six of the National Collaborating Centres (NCCs). Search for resources by clicking on NCC, Type, Topic and Core Competency.

Please note: the Portal is not exhaustive and not all resources are indexed by PHAC Core Competency.

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Aboriginal environmental health issues: Researchers' and decision makers' perceptions of knowledge transfer and exchange processes

Environmental health policies are often the result of highly political processes, with varied impacts on communities, regions and interests. This newly released, NCCAH-supported report by a team of scholars sheds light on Canadian Aboriginal environmental health processes and makes recommendations to support improved sharing of information and knowledge. The report highlights the need to incorporate Traditional Knowledge in decision-making processes, and finds that relationships among researchers, communities and decision-makers must be based on trust, respect, empowerment and equity.

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A framework for Indigenous school health: Foundations in cultural principles

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health | 12/31/2009 | Aboriginal Health, Indigenous health Fact Sheet/ Backgrounder NCCIH 5.2 Address population diversity

This internationally recognized collaborative report with the Canadian Council on Learning - Knowledge Centre on Aboriginal Learning, and the Canadian Association for School Health, provides a framework for resdesigning school-based health programs to better meet the needs of Indigenous children and communities. The framework is based on 'five strong threads' that shape Aboriginal world views, as identified through international collaborations among Indigenous practitioners. The framework was presented at an international health promotion conference in Geneva, Switzerland in July 2010.

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Video: Circles of health: Sharing our gifts

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health | 02/20/2008 |

A dramatic total eclipse of the moon cast a red shadow across the city of Ottawa as leaders and representatives from national Aboriginal organizations across the country gathered together in Feburary 2008 for an historic meeting.

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Exploring evidence in Aboriginal health

A short narrative report accompanying our DVD Dialogue Circle: Ways of Knowing. Looking through the lens of Indigenous Knowledge, participants in an NCCAH-hosted 'dialogue circle' in Vancouver B.C. explore what constitutes 'evidence' in Aboriginal health.

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