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Protecting Your Health Information
Find out how the Health Information Act sets out what health service providers can and cannot do with your health information.
The Department of Health and Social Services is seeking feedback from professionals and the public on the proposed key elements that will provide for the future regulation of Licensed Practical Nurses in the NWT.
The Department of Health and Social Services is seeking feedback on the Discussion Paper: Tobacco Control in the Northwest Territories.
Protect Children
Health benefits of quitting, and how to quit or help others to quit.
Is Your Health Care Card Expiring?
Information on renewing health care card to maintain coverage.
Sahtu Glossary Cancer Terminology
This glossary reflects the development of medical terminology, specifically for cancer, for the Sahtu regions.
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Information on available GNWT programs and services for persons with disabilities.
Information on symptoms, prevention, and treatment of skin infections.
Smoking and Tobacco
Tobacco facts, smoking and second-hand smoke, and how to quit.
Information on how to submit a claim for reimbursement for the cost of insured health services received outside of the NWT.
Suicide Prevention
Information on where to get help in the NWT for individuals thinking about suicide and for people to recognize the warning signs.
Tips for handling and preparing food.
Extended Health Benefits
NWT residents may be eligible for additional health services beyond those covered by the NWT Health Care Plan.
Condoms
Information on Syphilis.
System Navigator
The HSS System Navigator can assist you with inquiries regarding the delivery of health and social services in the NWT.
The TAMI program is designed for youth in school to raise awareness and reduce the stigma often surrounding mental illness.
Information on tick borne diseases.
Tuberculosis is a contagious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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