Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing News Archive
May 17, 2022 —
Melanie MacKinnon recognized with Indspire Health Award
January 27, 2022 —
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit.
October 29, 2021 —
Ongomiizwin – Education has launched a mentorship program for Indigenous students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences that will provide learners with a role model they can ask questions and turn to for advice
May 12, 2021 —
Over 10 days, the recipients of this year’s awards will be honoured through a series of videos
April 16, 2021 —
Melanie MacKinnon has been working tirelessly to advocate on the COVID-19 Pandemic Response team for First Nations communities in Manitoba
April 12, 2021 —
The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today announced that goaltender Connor Hellebuyck and the First Nations Pandemic Rapid Response Team’s Melanie MacKinnon have been named the NHL's Co-First Stars of the Week for the week ending April 11, 2021.
March 12, 2021 —
In a landmark acknowledgment of the growing health-care autonomy of Indigenous Peoples, the federal government has given an Indigenous health institute at the University of Manitoba responsibility for leading the COVID-19 vaccination project in all 63 Manitoba First Nations
November 30, 2020 —
When the number of COVID-19 cases in a First Nations community exceeds or is anticipated to exceed what the local health workforce can manage, a rapid response team is quickly deployed
May 20, 2020 —
We caught up with an Indigenous public health doctor, mother and community organizer for a glimpse into her busy life.
March 11, 2020 —
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.