First Nations & Inuit Health: Diseases and Health Conditions

First Nations & Inuit Health: Diseases and Health Conditions

First Nations people and Inuit face some serious health-related challenges, such as high rates of chronic and contagious diseases and shorter life expectancy. For example, 15 per cent of new HIV and AIDS infections occur in Aboriginal people.

In this section, you will find information on Health Canada programs which help First Nations people and Inuit improve their health and decrease the rates of diabetes, tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS. (Authors)

ORGANIZATION: Health Canada
PUBLICATION DATE: 2012