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Online Resources Related to Feature 685

Growing Up In BC
http://www.rcybc.ca/content/home.asp

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
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/pho/

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
http://cahr.uvic.ca/nearbc/index.php

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

The Assembly of First Nations’ Wholistic Policy and Planning Model Discussion Paper
http://cahr.uvic.ca/programs-research/research/whodeterminants/

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
http://www.unicef.ca/portal/SmartDefault.aspx?at=2063.

This UNICEF Canada report is available at the above link.