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Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records include files related to the addictions reform program, the decentralization of the Mackenzie Regional Health and Social Services, a departmental policy manual and files from management committees.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records date from 1972-1998, and mainly relate to legislative initiatives and amendments of Department of Health and Department of Health and Social Services legislation or acts. The files include options papers, draft proposals, and correspondence between legislative policy analysts and the department regarding the requested legislative amendments or initiatives. There are also files from the National Health Research and Development Program (NHRDP) related to the evaluation of NHRDP submissions, correspondence and minutes from the NHRDP Review Panel, as well as files identifying research needs in the NWT, development of health related workshops that would be delivered by the Department of Health, as well as program development in the NWT. In addition, the accession includes departmental strategic planning and reorganization files related to the amalgamation of the Department of Health and the Department of Social Services, as well as files related to the transfer of health services to the GNWT from the Federal Government. There are also records from the Community Transfer Initiative and how it impacted the transfer of health services to communities. There are also working drafts and development files for departmental reports such as the NWT Health Report, NWT Health Status Report, Ambulance Services Report, as well as program evaluation files about the AIDS project and Advanced Nursing Skills Program. The remaining files include management studies (Management for Results) for the various health boards, copies of MOU between the Department of Health and Social Services and Justice and Education, Culture and Employment, as well as files from the Vital Statistics Committee, Territorial Laboratory Standards Committee and Traditional Knowledge Working Group, in particular traditional knowledge activities at Stanton Hospital.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records include files from the Territorial Hospital Insurances Board, the Senior Management and Executive Committees of the Department of Health and Social Services, Ministerial and Deputy Minister chronos, program files related to the Brighter Futures program, Special Committee on Health and Social Services files, NWT Health Care Association, strategic planning records including the Minister's Forum on Health and Social Services Forum held in 1999 and the resulting report, "Our Communities, Our Decisions: Let's get on with it."

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records include files related to the delivery of health and social services programming under land claims and self-government agreements, Senior Management Committee (SMC) meetings, various internal health and social services committees, family violence intiatives, work on the social agenda of the GNWT and files from the Social Lens Working Groups.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records include program publications and promotional material, as well as files from several committees, including the Childhood Fatality Review Committee, the Recruitment and Retention Committee and the Workplace Safety, Health and Wellbeing Committee. Also included are files regarding the establishment of the Social Agenda, as well as the Social Agenda Community Demonstration Projects.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records date 1996-2004 and consist of files related to the development of the Midwifery Act, changes to the Marriage Act and other regulations to include same sex couples, and changes to other pieces of legislation, including the Public Health Act, Nursing Profession Act, and Child and Family Services Act. Records include correspondence, legal opinions, drafts, and papers.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records include meeting minutes and supporting material from the Fort Smith Health and Social Services Board, the Hay River Community Health Board, and the Inuvik Regional Health and Social Services Board.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services

Records include files relating to governance of the Fort Smith Health and Social Services Board, briefing notes, and development of policy and legislation, including policies on workplace violence and medical travel, the Social Work Profession Act, and the Health Information Act.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division