Canada's Indian Health Transfer Policy: The Gull Bay Band Experience

  title={Canada's Indian Health Transfer Policy: The Gull Bay Band Experience},
  author={David Gregory and Cynthia K. Russell and Jeanne Hurd and Joe Tyance and Jeff A. Sloan},
  • David Gregory, Cynthia K. Russell, +2 authors Jeff A. Sloan
  • Published 1992
  • Sociology
  • The Federal Government of Canada presents the Indian Health Transfer Policy as a framework for achieving self-determination in health by Canada's native people. Health transfer permits indigenous bands and communities to engage in local administrative control over aspects of health care services currently provided by the Department of Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch. An overview of the first phase of health transfer (pre-transfer) is documented in this paper. At the invitation of… CONTINUE READING

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