• TB Collection

    TB Collection

    The TB Collection is a searchable database containing hundreds of external resources related to tuberculosis and the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations in Canada.


    The TB Collection is part of the NCCIH Resource Library.


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  • Health Researchers Database

    Health Researchers Database

    The NCCIH Health Researchers Database is a searchable repository of researchers who are affiliated with a Canadian university and whose expertise lies in the health of Indigenous peoples.


    Updated regularly, the database contains name and contact information, focus of research, and a selection of publications for each researcher.


    Health Researchers Database
  • Cultural Safety Collection

    Cultural Safety Collection

    The Cultural Safety Collection is a searchable repository of resources related to addressing barriers in accessing health and social services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples due to their experiences with racism, discrimination, and marginalization.


    Updated regularly, this collection is part of the NCCIH Resource Library


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  • Child, Youth, & Family

    Child, Youth, & Family

    The NCCIH recognizes that rebuilding Indigenous health and well-being starts with children and extends to youth, adults, parents, grandparents, families, and communities. Just as our knowledge resources explore First Nations, Inuit and Métis women’s journeys into motherhood, we also document the significant role fathers and grandparents play in child rearing and the transmission of culture and language.


    News Resources
  • Healthy Land, Healthy People

    Healthy Land, Healthy People

    The NCCIH acknowledges that there are diverse and emerging public health priorities for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples living in urban, rural, remote and northern communities across Canada. Our centre aims to explore, develop, and share knowledge resources that best reflect these multiple and unique priorities as they arise in Indigenous health.


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  • Over 16 years

    Over 16 years

    The NCCIH proudly celebrates 16 years of knowledge sharing about Indigenous peoples’ and public health in Canada. Over the past 16 years we have held fast to our goal of supporting respectful and meaningful research, policy and practice to advance the optimal health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.


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  • Indigenous Knowledge(s) and Public Health

    Indigenous Knowledge(s) and Public Health

    There is a growing awareness of the severity and complexity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis health issues in Canada. The NCCIH’s resources contextualize the distinct and unique historical and contemporary forces which influence First Nations, Inuit and Métis health, health status and health outcomes in Canada.


    News Resources
  • Social Determinants

    Social Determinants

    Emerging through international discussions dating back to 1986, determinants of health have evolved over time to encompass the broader social forces that impact upon health. Poverty, employment, education, housing, access to health services, food security, early child development, gender, culture, and language are some of the complex and inter-related social determinants of health.


    News Resources
  • Chronic and Infectious Diseases

    Chronic and Infectious Diseases

    There is a growing crisis of chronic and infectious diseases experienced by First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

    Ongoing systemic and structural health inequities, social exclusion, racism as well as as changes brought on by colonization are risk factors that contribute to the rise in these illnesses and poorer health outcomes among Indigenous individuals.


    News Resources


The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) is a national Indigenous organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange. The NCCIH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC.


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