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Online Resources Related to Feature 685

Growing Up In BC

This report, a joint effort of the B.C. Representative for Children and Youth and the Provincial Health Officer, identifies 30 indicators of well-being, and for the first time in Canada establishes a baseline of data to measure progress in improving the circumstances and outcomes for children and youth.

BC Provincial Health Officer

This website includes Pathways to Health and Healing--2nd Report on the Health and Well-being of Aboriginal People in British Columbia.

Network Environments for Aboriginal Research BC

NEARBC's website includes a database of Aboriginal-specific health promotion articles.

The Assembly of First Nations’ Wholistic Policy and Planning Model Discussion Paper

Prepared for the  World Health Organization Commission on the Social Determinants of Health 2007, this paper took a lead role identifying issues beyond the focus on health service delivery, and used First Nations-specific data to draw correlations between health and social determinants in a number of culturally relevant areas.

Aboriginal children’s health: leaving no child behind, Canadian Supplement to the State of the World’s Children

This UNICEF Canada report is available at the above link.