Culturally Adapted, Quality Care and Services for Inuit and Cree Patients with Cancer from Northern Québec
Culturally Adapted, Quality Care and Services for Inuit and Cree Patients with Cancer from Northern Québec aimed to improve the quality and cultural relevance of health care and health services for First Nations and Inuit patients with cancer.
Funded partner: Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
- Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay
- Nunavik Coordination and Advisory Committee Against Cancer
- Inuulitsivik Health Centre
- Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre
- Region-specific booklets were developed providing information about local services, tools to prompt discussion and reflection, and knowledge to aid in decision-making about care to guide patients and families through the cancer journey.
- A cultural competency training program was further enhanced to provide context to health care providers living and working in rural and remote communities in Nunavik.
- A preliminary cancer control strategy for the Inuit population of Nunavik, Region 17, Quebec was developed in collaboration with Nunavik Coordination and Advisory Committee Against Cancer focusing on the following priorities: early intervention in the development of cancer, accessibility of care and services, quality of care and services, and network functioning.
- Development of a cancer strategy in Nunavik, Region 17, Quebec