More than a dozen nurses across the Northwest Territories and beyond are receiving specialized training to serve isolated health centres without leaving their home communities.
Breast milk is the optimal first food for babies, but sometimes a mother is not able to provide milk for her child.
A Sachs Harbour woman is one of three nurses who received the annual award of excellence in nursing from Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch in Ottawa last week.
Janie Neudorf has only one more hurdle – her national nurses certification exam on May 9 – to complete the two-year program that is the equivalent of a nursing Masters, offered by Dalhousie University through Aurora College.
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