Marten Falls First Nation
Health Centre

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Description
Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care
  • Offers wellness groups for men and women
  • Provides smoking cessation counselling
  • Provides First Aid/CPR courses administered by Red Cross
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

Oversees the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Early Childhood Program
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Home and Community Care
  • Immunization Clinic
  • Medical Transportation
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Suboxone Clinic
  • Victim Services

Ontario Telemedicine Network
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls First Nation
Application Process
Call to book appointments
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 5, 2019

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