News & Updates

On June 12th, the ACHH Initiative collaborated on a cultural safety workshop with members of the Shannex Corporate office in Halifax, NS. ACHH Initiative team members Julie Francis and Margot Latimer had the honor of leading a comprehensive day-long session on cultural safety in healthcare for Indigenous Peoples (see image...

The ACHH Initiative is excited to announce it has created an Indigenous-led innovative cultural safety curriculum relevant for health clinicians. The six modules are informed by research with several First Nations communities in Mi’kma’ki and a partnership with Tajikeimɨk, Dalhousie University and IWK Health. This project will invite 375 health...

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the IWK and Eskasoni Health Centre that will provide ENT services to children and youth. The clinic will serve children and youth up to age 16. The ENT clinic will go to Eskasoni on an as-needed basis. Community members will travel to...

The Aboriginal Children’s Hurt and Healing Initiative (ACHH) acknowledges and honors all residential school survivors, the children who were never able to return home, as well as all families and communities on September 30th for Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Our commitment to improving outcomes and...

ACHH is led by Indigenous communities to share Indigenous knowledge and cultural practices about Indigenous kids and youth's health and wellness. It is ACHH's commitment to always strive to enhance the quality of life of Indigenous kids based on Indigenous ways of being and doing. We share this short documentary...

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