IHRG in Fort Providence featured in National Aboriginal Diabetes Association's October Newsletter

Author // Meagan Ann

"Measuring the Impact of Local Food Strategies in Aboriginal Communities to Improve Food Access and Reduce the Prevalence of Obesity and Obesity Related Disease"

"The Indigenous Health Research Group from the University of Ottawa has had the privilege of working with Northern Indigenous Communities in Canada who are developing local food strategies to help provide community members with increased access to nutritious foods. Northern communities are struggling to cope with the high costs and limited availability of market foods, making it difficult to eat a healthy diet...."
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