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

Coronavirus and Indigenous communities

Support for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to prepare for, monitor and respond to COVID-19.

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.

Mental health and substance use

Learn how to strengthen and maintain positive mental health and help prevent suicide in Indigenous communities. Also access addiction treatment information and quit smoking tips.

Family health

Find information on healthy pregnancy, child development and vaccinations. Also access programs to help First Nations and Inuit families improve their health.

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 issues and Indigenous health

Find programs that provide support for health risks caused by environmental factors.

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