Health & Culture

Kanaka Health Building

Kanaka Bar Indian Band Health Department

Contact # 250-455-0284 

Toll Free # 1-844-455-0284

Fax # 250-455-2357

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Current Health Programs and Services

The programs listed below will be FNHA funded programs that are run by our Band under a Contribution Agreement

Integrated Programs

  • Brighter Futures
  • Building Healthy Communities Mental Health
  • Building Healthy Communities Solvent Abuse
  • Community Health Promotion and Injury/ Illness Prevention – Community Health
  • Rep Programs (CHR)
  • Community Drinking Water Safety Program
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Management and Support
  • Audit

Targeted Proposal Driven Programs

  • First Nations and Inuit Home and Community Care
  • HIV/ AIDS Strategy
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB/MT)
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • COHI program

Health Programs with Partnerships:

  1. Kanaka Bar is in partnership with several other communities in a successful application for a Nurse Practitioner in the area and will receive services at the band level at least one day a week.
  2. We have a contract with Seabird Health to deliver the Home and Community Care Nurse (HCN) component of the program. In which the HCN visits our community the first Friday of every month. Appointments are booked through the Health Officer or the Community Wellness Worker.
  3. Collaboration with the” monthly health theme” determined by the Regional health professionals monthly meetings.
  4. Nzenman Child and Family Development Center Society. Partnership between Kanaka Bar Indian Band in delivering:
    • Healthy Child Development
    • CPNP
    • AHSOR