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Check press releases from the ICCH17 here:

Sermitsiaq, Greenland (journalist Trine Juncher Jørgensen)

Sermitsiaq, Week 33, 2018: Issittumi peqqissuseq/Sundhed i Arktis

Nunatsiaq News, Canada (senior journalist Jane George)

Nunatsiaq News August 24, 2018: Photo: Former Nunavut minister honours ICCH17 organizer

August 13: Copenhagen conference shines spotlight on Arctic health care. “We wish to focus on what the future may bring to the health of populations in circumpolar areas”

August 14: Community-wide TB screening effort in Nunavut involved 100 health workers: Details of Qikiqtarjuaq campaign surface at International Congress on Circumpolar Health

August  15: New suicide prevention project targets high-risk Nunavut residents. Project aims to prevent repeat suicide attempts, reduce suicide deaths

August 16:  Gene mapping holds promise for Arctic residents. In Greenland, genes point the way to better prevention and treatment

August 23: Greenlandic researcher explores the power of Inuit food. “We need to discuss what healthy food is”

August 24: Children reduce stress in northern public housing, research finds. “Those who experience an increase in the number of children per household had a greater decline in psychological distress”

August 29: Youth sexual health projects in Nunavut, Nunavik see success. Facebook-based project sees STI screening up by 35 per cent in Nunavik

Please find additional photos on Twitter feed at @sikugirl and @NunatsiaqNews.


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