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  • Remote northern hospital fights for promised federal funding for new health campus

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Weeneebayko Area Health Authority insists the Government of Canada honours 2007 agreement  (Toronto, ON, May 27, 2024) – Today, Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lynne Innes, was joined by National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, Assembly of First Nations (AFN); Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN);…

  • Weeneebayko Area Health Authority to address federal funding for its new health campus issue

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Advisory  [Moose Factory, ON, May 24, 2024] — The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) will be holding a press conference to address the total lack of funding in the Government of Canada’s 2024-2025 Budget for WAHA’s new health campus.  In 2007, the federal government signed the Weeneebayko Area Health Integration Framework Agreement…

  • WAHA’s Dr. Innes proves portable MRI works in remote hospitals

    We’re thrilled to celebrate one of our very own, Dr. Elaine Innes, on the successful publication of pioneering work done here in our region at Weeneebayko General Hospital on the effectiveness of portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines.  Co-authored with Dr. Omar Islam of Queen’s University, in the Journal of Neurology Research Reviews & Reports, the portable…

  • WAHA Medical Transportation Introduces Peawanuck Charter Service

    It can be challenging for many First Nations Individuals living in remote fly-in Communities to access necessary medical care. WAHA Medical Transportation Services is diligently working to improve quality service and continues to look for ways to ensure our patients can attend their medical appointment(s) as seamlessly as possible. WAHA Medical Transportation Services will be…