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October 6, 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan is launching a dialysis transportation pilot program to offer financial assistance to registered Métis patients, or immediate family members, travelling for kidney dialysis appointments.
To be eligible for the program you:
- Must live in Saskatchewan;
- Must be a Registered Métis citizen of MN-S or an immediate family member of a registered Métis citizen;
- Open to all ages. If under 18, rider must be accompanied by a guardian;
- In need of transportation to and from dialysis appointments;
- Riders must have access to an operational vehicle;
- Must have a driver with a valid driver’s licence, e.g. family or friends, to and from appointments;
- Must provide appointment confirmation with the medical clinic providing dialysis treatment.
For more information and the media release, go here.
September 25, 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Ministry of Health wants to hear from you! The Ministry is adapting its engagement sessions to reflect our virtual reality and asks for your participation on Wednesday, October 14th, from 6 to 8 pm, as we explore the cancer experiences of Métis patients and their families with an objective to develop Métis-specific health strategies.
Registered Métis citizens can participate by going online to métisnationsk.com/RegisterOct14 or call Tanya at 306-291-4758. Make your voice heard!
July 23, 2020 – Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN–S) is pleased to announce the MN-S Cancer Transportation Pilot Project in collaboration with Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC). This program was designed in response to the barriers identified by our citizens at our Health and Well-Being engagement sessions. The need for medical transportation was stated as one of the most critical barriers to obtaining adequate treatment for cancer. Details are here.MN-S Cancer Transportation Pilot Program Intake Form
July 3, 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN-S) Ministry of Health is holding a series of virtual engagement sessions on cancer care, health and general well-being. Details are here.
June 30, 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN–S) Ministry of Health is looking for volunteers to participate in a research interview/conversation about cancer treatment in the province. If you or a loved one has been affected by cancer, MN-S wants to hear from you. Details are here.
March 2020 – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN-S) Ministry of Health would like to ensure that the latest information, facts and advice is provided to Métis Nation citizens for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).Updates on COVID-19 here