Indigenous Health

Indigenous Health

About this section

We work together with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to maintain and improve the health of Indigenous peoples living within Island Health's service area.

The Indigenous Health Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021 is being updated. We remain committed to the priorities within the current plan developed from input and feedback gathered at community sessions across Vancouver Island.

This section contains information about health topics relating to Indigenous health. These topics link to Indigenous health services

For further information on wellness, you can visit the First Nations Health Authority website.

Learn about the Indigenous Recruitment & Retention Program or visit the Indigenous Health Program Contacts page for a list of contacts by regional area.

The online Cultural Safety Training, “For the Next Seven Generations – for the Children”, developed by Island Health’s Indigenous Health Program is now available for the public.

Read about the Indigenous Health Initiative Program.

We work together with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to maintain and improve the health of Indigenous people living on Vancouver Island and surrounding areas.

Use these helpful links and contact information to connect with a variety of health and well-being resources.

A confidential and voluntary self-identification process for patients and residents who identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit.