Indigenous health

Find information about health care services and non-insured health benefits (NIHB), careers, how to fight drug and substance use, environmental health, food safety and how to have a healthy pregnancy.

Services and information

Empowering health professionals against anti-Indigenous racism in health systems

Explore training, resources and best practices that will help you take action against anti-Indigenous racism. Learn more about the Government of Canada's response and progress made to end anti-Indigenous racism in health systems.

Non-insured health benefits for First Nations and Inuit

Learn about the NIHB program and how to access it. Also search for important health-related resources, contact information and the Drug benefit list.

Indigenous health care in Canada

The roles of different governments in delivering health programs and services, plus new models to promote a coordinated approach.

Co-developing distinctions-based Indigenous health legislation

Together with Indigenous partners and the provinces and territories, we are co-developing new legislation to improve Indigenous access to high-quality, culturally relevant health services.

Nursing careers

Find information on the types of nursing positions available in remote or isolated First Nations communities and apply now.

Health care services for First Nations and Inuit

Access the First Nations and Inuit home and community care program, health services and nursing care. Also find support for former students of Indian Residential Schools.

Indigenous mental health

Learn how to strengthen and maintain positive mental health and help prevent suicide in Indigenous communities.

Substance use in Indigenous communities

Learn about community-based programs to help reduce and prevent problematic use of alcohol, drugs, solvents and other substances.

Family health

Family health programs, healthy eating, vaccinations, air quality in your home, pregnancy.

Diseases that may affect First Nations and Inuit communities

Understand the diseases and health conditions First Nations and Inuit are at risk for. Also get facts on programs to help prevent and manage illness.

Environmental public health and Indigenous communities

Environmental public health programs and services that protect First Nations and Inuit communities from risks within the natural and built environment.

Communication resources for community health and safety

Communications resources on topics related to community health and safety that can be shared with or adapted to your community.

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