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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    Canada
  • Jurisdiction
    Northwest Territories
  • Organisation
    Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
  • Address

    Postal Address
    Box 2757
    Yellowknife
    Northwest Territories X1A 2R1
    CANADA

    Location Address
    Monkey Tree Mall,
    483 Range Lake Road,
    Yellowknife
    Northwest Territories X1A 2R1
    CANADA

  • Phone
    +1 867 873 2745
  • Fax
    +1 867 873 2336
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Donna Stanley-Young
    Executive Director
  • Regulatory Body

    The Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is the regulatory and professional body for Registered Nurses in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut established in 1975 by the Nursing Professional Act. Its purpose is to register nurses for practice in the NWT and Nunavut for the benefit and protection of the public, and to promote the standards of nursing practice and education. The Association deals with issues such as registration, professional conduct, education and nursing practice.
    http://www.rnantnu.ca/AboutRNANTNU/tabid/52/Default.aspx (accessed on 23.04.2009)

  • Health System

    Canada's publicly funded health care system is best described as an interlocking set of ten provincial and three territorial health insurance plans. Known to Canadians as "medicare", the system provides access to universal, comprehensive coverage for medically necessary hospital and physician services. Under the health care system, individual citizens are provided preventative care and medical treatments from primary care physicians as well as access to hospitals, dental surgery and additional medical services. With a few exceptions, all citizens qualify for health coverage regardless of medical history, personal income, or standard of living.

    The federal government, the ten provinces, and the three territories have key roles to play in the health care system in Canada. Health Canada's mandate is to help Canadians maintain and improve their health. Among other activities, Health Canada's responsibilities for health care include setting and administering national principles for the health care system through the Canada Health Act and delivering health care services to specific groups (e.g., First Nations and Inuit).

    Working in partnership with provinces and territories, Health Canada also supports the health care system through initiatives in areas such as health human resources planning, adoption of new technologies and primary health care delivery.
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/index_e.html (accessed on 23.04.2009)

  • Map
    64.0808577, -126.3357528
  • User