Resolution Number: 2002-09-20Weeneebayko Health Ahtuskaywin Diabetes Program
2002-09-20 EXCERPT:


RESOLUTION NO. 2002-09-20

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany

First Nation

Moose Cree

First Nation

New Post First Nation

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree First Nation

Chief Theresa Hall Attawapiskat First Nation

Chief Leo Friday

Kashechewan First Nation


Certified copy of a Resolution passed on September 12, 2002


WHEREAS the Weeneebayko Health Ahtuskaywin (WHA), in its mandate to preserve and enhance the health care services in the region, and;

WHEREAS the Diabetes program currently administered under the auspices of WHA, through resources received from Northern Health Diabetes Network and the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, and;

WHEREAS the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) also receives funding resources from Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative to provide diabetes program services to the NAN communities in the north, and;

WHEREAS the communities of Peawanuck and Mocreebec are not included in the resources WHA receives for Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, and;

WHEREAS the WHA desires to provide a comprehensive program for all its members, who so desire to participate, and;

WHEREAS this resolution in no way prejudices the community to pursue this effort on an individual basis, and;

September 12, 2002

Missanabie, Ontario

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Assembly support the Weeneebayko Health Ahtuskaywin in their efforts to secure the necessary regional financial resourcing to

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include the communities of Peawanuck and Mocreebec.